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Old 03-13-2013, 11:05 PM   #21
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Any recommended paint shops here? I just bought my 325 before the move here and am picking up a MTECH II front, need it painted.
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Old 03-13-2013, 11:17 PM   #22
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If u dont mind going to real sketch place, theres a shop at Mockingbird and singleton behind a couple of warehouses where they do pretty good work on the cheap! If you want Ill shoot you his number.
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Old 03-14-2013, 11:23 AM   #23
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Old 03-14-2013, 11:27 AM   #24
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Rick think I seen you at the gas station on spring valley and midway this morning, parked next to white 325xi.
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Old 03-14-2013, 05:20 PM   #25
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Any recommended paint shops here? I just bought my 325 before the move here and am picking up a MTECH II front, need it painted.
Look up Titan paint and body. I believe its in garland area and they do a really clean job. I know plenty of people who have gotten full calssic car restorations with him and they look immaculate. His name is Tony

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Old 03-14-2013, 06:48 PM   #26
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Old 03-14-2013, 06:51 PM   #27
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Rick, how does the prius drive? I am curious but I imagine its very slow. I can not recall a single time where one has passed me in my 330

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Old 03-15-2013, 07:04 AM   #29
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Rick, how does the prius drive? I am curious but I imagine its very slow. I can not recall a single time where one has passed me in my 330

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It's not pleasurable to drive in terms of performance, but it's way more functional than either of my bimmers, sedan and vert. I was able to transport the entire manual transmission swap for my e46 in it, my 6'7 uncle sits easily and comfortably in the back and I get 52mpg, less trips to the pump and cheaper fill ups (regular 87 octane gas).
Fair enough. Since uou already own two bimmers I guess its fine but I would never own just a prius

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Fair enough. Since uou already own two bimmers I guess its fine but I would never own just a prius

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Old 03-20-2013, 08:44 AM   #33
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Re: Dallas/Fort Worth E46 Fanatics

Right now I'm dding the prius, so if you see black prius, no wheel covers, stubby antenna, it might be me.

Still working on the e30 suspension and need to get e46 buffed.

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New to Dallas and not sure how big plasti dip is down here but it's getting huge in MN and tons of cars of all makes and models are doing it....so my question is would it be worth renting out a commercial garage to set up a small dip business? There are other shops authorized installers by dipyourcar.com in surrounding city's like Houston and San Antonio but nothing in Dallas that I know of at least...all feedback a apiciated.
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New to Dallas and not sure how big plasti dip is down here but it's getting huge in MN and tons of cars of all makes and models are doing it....so my question is would it be worth renting out a commercial garage to set up a small dip business? There are other shops authorized installers by dipyourcar.com in surrounding city's like Houston and San Antonio but nothing in Dallas that I know of at least...all feedback a apiciated.
There is a huge flare for plasti dipping here. I have done a number if projects and I know tons of people who have done wheels even entire cars themselves. It wouldnt be a bad investment if you ask me mut its up to you

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That's what I was thinking, ive done several cars myself in MN and my own countless times startup wouldn't be to expensive considering I have all the tools just need a cost efficient space with a garage bay....tinting and vinyl wrap to come later.
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If you would like to test your skills, I have the paint and want to do my Prius wheels.....
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Sure thing Rick, I just got down here and moving in a week to a different apartment...soon as I get finances right and paint ordered we can do work on the Prius.
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