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Old 04-27-2009, 09:59 PM   #4
Ceeker
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I've been in the auto biz a very long time. Bmw paint job properly done will cost you 3-5k...and any buddy of yours who does paint and gives you a deal will prob charge you half that... To properly paint a bmw you need to REMOVE things like glass, trim, and if you decide to go the length. panels. This is how I know a bmw should be painted. Anything else is a shame and ruins the worth of the car...it's called a butch job. I've seen my share of "economy friendly" better use Macco......I've had people tell me they paid 3 grand for a paint job I ended up polishing out orange peel. Wet sanded and polished enough "sweet deal" jobs to know...speaking from experience of course.
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I think I've had 14 bmw's in 4 years.
2 IX's -sold and parts
2 325i 4 dr - sold
4 318is all white - sold and parts
1 87 325is red - parts
1 89 325i vert grey - parts
1 90 325is white - keepin
1 87 325i vert -red - keepin
latest addition 1 88-325is red - parts
latest addition 1 89-325i vert - white -fixin/sold
latest addition 1 92-318i vert - blue - parts
latest addition 1 87 325is blk - parts.

latest addition as of 2013-Gold 87-325is auto! it's a keeper!
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