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Old 02-27-2012, 01:55 AM   #41
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lol yea I got new Rims. Here is some new pics
These rims are up for sale/trade also.


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Old 02-28-2012, 05:21 PM   #42
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I have a BMW 325i and want to put a m3 bumper on mine. What kind is yours?
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Old 02-28-2012, 05:26 PM   #43
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I have a BMW 325i and want to put a m3 bumper on mine. What kind is yours?
This is the easiest way to do it. If u put on a oem it takes time to align.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/E46-M3-STYLE...item19cba0201f
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Old 02-28-2012, 06:07 PM   #44
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Also what color does the bumper come in? Do any of you guys know how much it would run me to get it painted
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Old 02-29-2012, 12:44 AM   #45
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Also what color does the bumper come in? Do any of you guys know how much it would run me to get it painted
It comes in a matte black(Primer). It shouldnt cost no more than $200-$250. If I remember correctly someone posted that they got their bumper painted for that price but don't hold me to that.
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Old 02-29-2012, 01:06 AM   #46
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Great job man. I have always thought painting a car should be left to the professionals but now I am getting to believe anyone can do it. Right?
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Old 02-29-2012, 01:10 AM   #47
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Great job man. I have always thought painting a car should be left to the professionals but now I am getting to believe anyone can do it. Right?
Ofcourse not! Not anyone... but with enough practice, will power, and pride in your work(no matter how it comes out)... why not? I did! And so far, no complaints from those who have seen my car in person...
Remember - The professionals was once beginners.
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Old 02-29-2012, 02:10 AM   #48
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looks clean!
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Old 05-21-2014, 08:15 PM   #49
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The paint cost me close to $200. The clear is what cost me the most. It was close to $300. The color was stock. It was all PPG paint. The clear is the only thing i cant remember, but i know it cost more than the paint!

A word of advice to ANYONE who is painting their car... Use good paint BUT

USE THE BEST CLEAR YOUR MONEY CAN BUY!!!!
I took my car to the body shop today for insurance work today, and that's exactly what my body man said. He said he gets the best clear that money can buy. He said that anything else and he has a dissatisfied customer. He says the 1st paint job is on the insurance company. If he has to do a second, it's on him.

He also told me that his clear cost $300 a can, and add another $150 for another ingredient (I forgot what he called it) that he uses with the clear. He said a good paint job (of the whole car) costs $1,000 in paint supplies alone for a good result. It definitely helps explain why a good repaint is $4,500-$6,000 these days.
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