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prince542 Oct 16, 2:24am - #53428 

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question for people w\ kits

I was just wondering how long does it usually take for a shop to paint and put on a bodykit?..


My celi has been in the shop for almost a month now and im kinda getting ticked off cause theyre taking tooo damn long! angry Everytime I come in theyre like, yea, it'll be finish next week.. oh yea, give me acouple more days.. oh, try comming in thru or fri..oh i promise next week blah blah blah blah blah!! "slap"

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02KaminariGT Oct 16, 2:52am - #53429 
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A good shop 3-5 days not longer than a week.
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UFCELI Oct 16, 2:59am - #53430 

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Originally Posted by 02KaminariGT
A good shop 3-5 days not longer than a week.


what he said thumbsup

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ssgsky Oct 16, 3:01am - #53431 

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Street Prototype Oct 16, 3:10am - #53432 

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Delph, the reason why they are taking their time on your car coz the kit is pretty much off, the kit involved in a lot of modifications aka cutting, trimming and shaving, dont worry about it coz if its done, i know it will looks badass! thumbsup

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Satoshi Oct 16, 3:31am - #53433 
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Originally Posted by Street Prototype
Delph, the reason why they are taking their time on your car coz the kit is pretty much off, the kit involved in a lot of modifications aka cutting, trimming and shaving, dont worry about it coz if its done, i know it will looks badass! thumbsup


i think so too. it takes time to modify body kit using FRP.

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RoMkApOmKa Oct 16, 6:03am - #53434 

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I don't know...You should find some one else to put and paint your body kit and tell that fuckers that it's been a month and you don't need all this fucking "tomorrow" promises.
I think if it's a small shop they got too many customers and just a few workers and they can't do the job on time,but it's NOT YOUR PROBLEMO.
Some fuckers never done the shit before but they like money so much that they will do something they never done just to get your money it's why they taking so long...
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RoMkApOmKa Oct 16, 6:06am - #53435 

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There is no fucking way that they need a Month to do the job.Bull shit...
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isaac Oct 16, 6:11am - #53436 
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Originally Posted by 02KaminariGT
A good shop 3-5 days not longer than a week.


And if SEMA (or other large automotive event) is right around the corner and they are getting a lot of cars to paint right before SEMA (or other large automotive event)... it could take longer wave

but i guess prince542 is located in Guam... Umm - how many other cars could be in guam? is there an issue with only a few paint shops and a large demand for paint???

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xmangt1 Oct 16, 7:41am - #53437 

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Originally Posted by prince542
I was just wondering how long does it usually take for a shop to paint and put on a bodykit?..


My celi has been in the shop for almost a month now and im kinda getting ticked off cause theyre taking tooo damn long! angry Everytime I come in theyre like, yea, it'll be finish next week.. oh yea, give me acouple more days.. oh, try comming in thru or fri..oh i promise next week blah blah blah blah blah!! "slap"

They r taking way too long
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prince542 Oct 16, 9:48am - #53438 

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prince542 Oct 16, 10:06am - #53439 

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Originally Posted by isaac
Originally Posted by 02KaminariGT
A good shop 3-5 days not longer than a week.


And if SEMA (or other large automotive event) is right around the corner and they are getting a lot of cars to paint right before SEMA (or other large automotive event)... it could take longer wave

but i guess prince542 is located in Guam... Umm - how many other cars could be in guam? is there an issue with only a few paint shops and a large demand for paint???


No there arent any issues regaurding shops. we actually have quite a few shops on Guam. I chose this shop because a good friend of mine suggested it to me. paint isnt the problem either... I think its because they are busy with insurance claims which is a priority to them.
anyways I stopped by again today and he promised that it would be finished tomorrow again. I'll just have to see...
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prince542 Oct 16, 10:09am - #53440 

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Originally Posted by RoMkApOmKa
There is no fucking way that they need a Month to do the job.Bull shit...

thats what I'm saying!!! they said it was going to take a week only. ... they say " Oh I just want everything to be perfect "
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chameleon Oct 16, 12:35pm - #53441 

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Originally Posted by prince542
I think its because they are busy with insurance claims which is a priority to them.
anyways I stopped by again today and he promised that it would be finished tomorrow again. I'll just have to see...


This is exactly why it is taking so long. They will probably only spend one day doing the actual painting/buffing on your car.

This same thing happened to me when I had my custom paint job done to my car. The body shop said that it would take about one week and at most two weeks tops. My car sat down there for two months before I got it back! They took my car all apart and sanded a bunch of the panels so I would be committed to them painting my car, then they let it sit while they worked on insurance claims. angry

I had to threaten them with legal action to get them to finally paint my car. It's sad that I should have had to do this when dealing with the body shop. They handled the whole thing in a very unprofessional manor IMO.

I hope they paint your kit soon so you don't have to go through all the crap I did. On a side note, when I got a lawyer they painted my car the very next day.
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prince542 Oct 16, 2:21pm - #53442 

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Originally Posted by chameleon
Originally Posted by prince542
I think its because they are busy with insurance claims which is a priority to them.
anyways I stopped by again today and he promised that it would be finished tomorrow again. I'll just have to see...


This is exactly why it is taking so long. They will probably only spend one day doing the actual painting/buffing on your car.

This same thing happened to me when I had my custom paint job done to my car. The body shop said that it would take about one week and at most two weeks tops. My car sat down there for two months before I got it back! They took my car all apart and sanded a bunch of the panels so I would be committed to them painting my car, then they let it sit while they worked on insurance claims. angry

I had to threaten them with legal action to get them to finally paint my car. It's sad that I should have had to do this when dealing with the body shop. They handled the whole thing in a very unprofessional manor IMO.

I hope they paint your kit soon so you don't have to go through all the crap I did. On a side note, when I got a lawyer they painted my car the very next day.


geez... a lawyer? frown wow, I thought I had it bad.. yea, my car is pretty much done. they just need to paint it. Its just been sitting there for a while. I guess you just have to bug them a lot huh...
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