im in need of advice...

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  1. RedDaemon

    RedDaemon Advanced Member

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    alright boys/girls, i need some help

    today i was struck with the realization that my plans, any plans that i might had or will have in the near future are being screwed up

    ill try to keep it general where i can..

    basically i need a f'n paint job, like a really good one. my drivers side door is starting to flake off to the bare metal right at the window, its small now but i dont think its gunna stop. the rest of the cars paint is less than desirable. the person who i got the car from appears to have given it a quick spray, after 2 yrs its starting to show. this unfortunately is gunna set me back a good fuggin 4k. this unfortunately needs to take precedence over any modding because i refuse to roll around in a car thats supposed to be nice but is rusting.

    4k is a lot of money to just waste on something so ridiculous as this, i would have liked to use this money towards an engine swap, but unfortunately that isnt possible for me

    do i bend over at the dealership on a trade in for a newer year gt? wtf do i do, i just dont know anymore and it ****es me off to see the paint on the car get worse every month when i had plans for it

    if more info is required i will be happy to share...

    some of you may chime in saying this would be a good opportunity to take the decals off my car, however this thread is intended to be a little more serious
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    02GTKB New Member

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    advice...
    stop worring about all show, and put all that money on all go!
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  3. RedDaemon

    RedDaemon Advanced Member

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    i see where ur comming from but i cant sacrifice the outward appearance of the car, if i believed otherwise i would have gotten a different car...
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    drive it all the way over here by st.louis and ill paint it for $100 if you buy the supplies...
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    RedDaemon Advanced Member

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    mmm 18-23 hr drive :drool:

    thats awesome of you but thats quite a long drive, i did it with my marching band (to indianapolis tho) it was murder lol
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    mineralgray2002 New Member

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    lol i figured id offer, college ends in a couple weeks so our booth will be shut down until next fall.
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    RedDaemon Advanced Member

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    craaaaap :(

    thanks for the offer, i appreciate it :nice:
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    PEWTERPONY Founding Member

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    UHOH.......BETTER GET MACO
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    i believe thats with 2 a's :rolleyes:

    should i wait out the next 3 years to paint it? im in college however i cant imagine what itd look like after 3 more yrs...
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    how can you compare driving ur stang to being in a bus with a marching band? 18-23 hour drive you can do nonstop.
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    You could probably get away with a paint job for $1500. Who the fu*^ wants $4000? Sounds like anal rape to me.
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    4k is waaaay to much i painted my hood front and rear bumpers, side scoops and spoiler for less than $500. go to a body shop and ask the guy if he does any work on the side. that will cut the labor rate in half if not more. then buy your own supplys.
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    thats not a bad idea, i cant wait for these next three weeks to get over and done with

    the problem with people doing work on the side is that i dont want my car to be sitting there for weeks on end tho
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    Ya, try to find a reputable guy that does it, but not for a company. It can take a few weeks sometimes, but it is usually much cheaper, and often better quality, since they are worried about their reputation.
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    I have a friend that does painting for a large dealership here...if I were you, I'd take the cheap way out and search for a friend or someone who knows someone that would be willing to do it on the side for you. That way you're paying a heck of a lot less and they're also able to make all the profit... Just a thought! :)
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  17. deftsound

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    yea you can get a good paint job for 1500$

    I cant remember who this was but i clearly remember him saying he payed 1500$ for this brand new paint job:

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