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$500 paint job - BEFORE
#1410122 Sun May 16 2021 08:43 PM
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I know this isn’t a truck or even a Chevy, but I plan to take this 2001 Honda CRV for a paint job. The manager walked around the car and gave me an quote of $450 to sand the car, paint the car, and then one coat of clear. I want two coats of clear, so that adds $50.

Since I’m skeptical about the quality of their preparation. I took it upon myself to sand the areas where the clearcoat was peeling. I used 150 grit sandpaper and got things looking pretty smooth.

Why am I posting this here? Because if it turns out nice, I may have them paint my 1965 C10.

My wife is very frugal. The car is 20 years old but still has a lot of life left in it. I’m not going to spend $2000 for a paint job. No way.

I stopped by an auto body shop near my house and was quoted a starting price of $5000 for a paint job on the Honda CRV. The $5000 paint job would look better, I’m sure.

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Re: $500 paint job - BEFORE
Lugnutz #1410123 Sun May 16 2021 08:54 PM
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Re: $500 paint job - BEFORE
Achipmunk #1410146 Mon May 17 2021 12:35 AM
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I had my Chevelle painted in 2004, and did not get a quote as low as $500 from anywhere! I had also done most of the bodywork already- You are very lucky!!


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Re: $500 paint job - BEFORE
pan3lman #1410152 Mon May 17 2021 01:01 AM
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Originally Posted by pan3lman
I had my Chevelle painted in 2004, and did not get a quote as low as $500 from anywhere! I had also done most of the bodywork already- You are very lucky!!

I will wait until I see the results before I do my happy dance. My wife was tired of looking at the peeling clear coat, so if it looks better than before she will be happy. I’ll follow this up with a new video and pics. The test of time will also be a factor before I consider having them paint my truck.

I kind of wanted to paint my truck myself.

Re: $500 paint job - BEFORE
Lugnutz #1410165 Mon May 17 2021 02:28 AM
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That's just too cheap to be any good, IMO. Any time a shop picks up a paint gun it adds $1000 to any job up here. But I hope it works out for you.


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Re: $500 paint job - BEFORE
Lugnutz #1410169 Mon May 17 2021 03:29 AM
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It will be interesting to see how it turns out.


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Re: $500 paint job - BEFORE
Lugnutz #1410170 Mon May 17 2021 03:32 AM
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Typical Honda...

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Re: $500 paint job - BEFORE
Lugnutz #1410198 Mon May 17 2021 01:13 PM
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I asked one of the better-known independent body shops here about painting an entire pickup (correctly...not just spraying paint on the outside). This was 3 years ago and I asked just out of curiosity and because the owner has been a friend for a long time. They told me to figure between $18,000 and $25,000 depending on how much would have to be removed and hung to do the job right. Around here $500 might not purchase enough paint to re-do an MG Midget. Especially if you used good paint and if it was red. Good luck!


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Re: $500 paint job - BEFORE
Lugnutz #1410206 Mon May 17 2021 01:57 PM
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Most “Earl Schieb” paint jobs I’ve seen were sloppy on masking so you may want to mask the trim, around the windows, door handles and anything you don’t want painted. At $500 they won’t spend allot of time masking. You’ll also get overspray in the door jams, etc., just so you know what to expect.


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Re: $500 paint job - BEFORE
Lugnutz #1410209 Mon May 17 2021 02:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Lugnutz
I kind of wanted to paint my truck myself.
I second painting the truck yourself and your wife’s Honda would be a good place to practice. I thinking your wife may have another opinion. ohwell


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