View Full Version : my bad f'in luck

02-15-2008, 07:57 PM
Last night my car got backed into. I think that is one of the very worst sites I have ever seen. Walkin out to the parking lot to find a huge ****in dent in my car plus a scratch running half way down it. It's funny how stuff like that works I think i woulda bin less mad in they backed into me rather than my car!
anyways I know some people who are amazing at body work but I was thinking about getting the entire car painted at a professional shop. Does anyone here know roughly how much it would cost to paint an e36 excluding hood and nose panel?

02-15-2008, 08:21 PM
1 arm and possibley a leg

02-15-2008, 08:31 PM
Yeah, my car was hit twice in the past couple of months, i feel your pain

02-15-2008, 08:51 PM
Not sure about cost, but my recommendation is to wait until spring time to do it.

Unless there is exposed metal, than you should make sure rust doesnt form.

02-16-2008, 12:49 AM
not really any exposed metal but i just hate seeing my car that way
no body has a rough guess how much a decent paint job runs?

02-16-2008, 01:03 AM

02-16-2008, 09:47 AM

02-16-2008, 09:47 AM
outch sorry to hear that man. might as well use this as an excuse for a paint job :)

02-16-2008, 08:17 PM
yea she'll be getting a new coat of paint i think. Maybe that will cheer me up when i see it all nice and pretty again for the summer. I'm getting a few quotes right now and i'm thinking around the first week and march i'll take it in

02-16-2008, 09:07 PM
don't know if u mentioned this or not... but the person who hit your car stick around and stuff.....

02-16-2008, 09:13 PM
can you go through insurance with that? because my car was hit in the rear too.

02-16-2008, 09:58 PM
hit and run

02-28-2008, 06:00 PM
It can any where from (1000 - 6000) depending were you go because maaco will do it cheap and you get what you pay for. I agree you should wait until it warms up because the paint will cure better giving you a better finish.

02-28-2008, 06:03 PM
I might be wrong, but I believe a parking lot hit and run is a comprehensive claim which doesn't affect your rates. Freebie paint job. I had that with my previous car like 10 years ago.