Originally Posted by wolf_e39
what if i remove the trim and mask everything off my self i can do most of the work my self and they would have to do it sand it down and re paint it.
also what if i get one of those corrective pens would i be able to rectify all the stone chips and scratches ?
This is what I did with my old M5, I removed everything I wanted to remove and dropped off the car ready to be sanded/imperfections fixed/painted. I saved myself about 1-1500$ by doing that. The shop that did it was RS auto in etobicoke, I can't say the job was 100%% but for the amount I paid I was more than happy with the result, in fact, I am going to go see him about painting my front bumper (it will be full of stone chips in one summer time anyway). Now that I am more handy with a proper polisher, many of the imperfections left by even the greatest body shops, can be corrected with some wet sanding and cutting/polishing.
Just some 2 cents.
Deep scratches with a paint touch up are possible, fill it, let it dry, wet sand it gently and then cut/polish.
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