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How long does it take? #342528 Dec 3, 9:31pm Dec 3, 9:31pm
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How long does it take?
I'm trying to get a spoiler painted.
Do you guys know how long it takes to take it to a shop and do it?

Isaac did his side skirts in one month... I dont want to wait long before I get mine...

And is one month really necessary for painting a spoiler?

Re: How long does it take? [Re: skym] #342529 Dec 3, 9:58pm Dec 3, 9:58pm
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no should only take a couple days


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Re: How long does it take? [Re: eric_h] #342530 Dec 3, 10:04pm Dec 3, 10:04pm
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depends how busy they are. it took a week for my front bumper, skirts, and rear valence to get painted.

Re: How long does it take? [Re: skym] #342531 Dec 3, 10:21pm Dec 3, 10:21pm
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Originally Posted by skym
Isaac did his side skirts in one month... I dont want to wait long before I get mine...


huh? where did you read that from...

my entire R2 kit was done all within a couple of days - back in early 2001

i havent switched out my sides for anything else since - still got the same R2 skirts

...

There was NOTHING on my car that took an entire month to paint - there was however something that I dropped off at my painter to get done that sat in their shop for an entire month before he even touched it - but that was during SEMA 2003 and I had told my painter not to worry about it and to take care of the SEMA cars before touching my stuff (not a single problem - things were so laid back then, I went as far as to bring in lunch and a case of drinks for them a few times over that period of time)... Oh, and to add to that - the paint was done at no charge since we exchanged favors on the side


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Re: How long does it take? [Re: skym] #342532 Dec 3, 10:25pm Dec 3, 10:25pm
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Originally Posted by skym

And is one month really necessary for painting a spoiler?


if these guys can do a WHOLE CAR in just ONE DAY...
http://www.1daypaint.com/

I bet any shop can do your spoiler all within a weeks time (or less)

I had my Mitsubishi fully repainted at "1 Day Paint & Body" (6859 Van Nuys Blvd, Van Nuys California)... dropped it off at 8am on a tuesday and picked it up the next day around noon wave


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Re: How long does it take? [Re: isaac] #342533 Dec 5, 8:37am Dec 5, 8:37am
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Oh my bad... I just read an install section that you copied over...

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_56992_0_collapsed_2__1.html

Looks like he took a long ass time painting those...


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Re: How long does it take? [Re: skym] #342534 Dec 5, 8:38am Dec 5, 8:38am
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And onedaypaints aren't in FL...
I'll have to look for some alternative


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i beat a dude on a bike going to work today...i revved on him and we lined up at the light and it was on....i hit lift once...thats how hardcore it was....
Re: How long does it take? [Re: skym] #342535 Dec 5, 8:45am Dec 5, 8:45am
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It should take a couple days depending on how busy the shop you find is. It's only going to take a week when I take my car in monday to match the paint on my body kit and fill in the flaws that's just because they are very meticulous. thumbsup


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Re: How long does it take? [Re: speedducky] #342536 Jan 20, 2:29pm Jan 20, 2:29pm
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After i got mine primed, it only took a matter of hours to get it painted...but altogether about a day for me...guess i was just lucky heh smile


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