Exterior 1st Gen Upcoming Paint Job!

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  1. Naughty_Dog

    Naughty_Dog New Member

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    Here's an image I made in PS of the paintjob I am aiming on getting for my R53. (The mirror caps are supposed to be red, too)

    First off, how does it look?

    Is there anything I should look for in a paint shop (that would be the determining factor between a good paint job and one that will fade in one summer). I was
    quoted between $500-$700 for the roof job, is that high, low?

    Cheers! :Thumbsup:

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  2. Crashton

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    No matter what color / style of plan you get. If you care for your paint it will last as long as your car. Wash, clay wax. :yesnod: My vote is for 2. :Thumbsup:
     
  3. Nathan

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    I like the red, but have you though of doing vinyl instead. Cost would be lower and it's not so permanent should you decide another look suits you better.
     
  4. Metalman

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    Maybe a vinyl job.... They stand up to weather pretty well... And if you don't like it, just peel it off....
     
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    #2 hands down with vinyl.
     
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    I never even though about vinyl... That sounds like a brilliant idea, I'll definitely look into it as a possibility! Thanks!
     
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    Lyle @ vinyl styles I can vouch for for vinyl wrap!!!!
     
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    Hi Lyle, is there any particular wrap that you would recommend? Looking for a glossy red vinyl...
     
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    Spot on, that's so close to where I live! :Thumbsup:
     

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