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I'm taking my 98 mustang gt to maaco to get it painted our local maaco is having a half off sale there 800 dollar package is 400 and 600 is now 300 and before I take my mustang there I want to fix the few body problems I have now no dents just scratches here and there I wanted to know what you guys think I could to to keep my half off package having to go from 400 back to 800 here a few pics



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Grind it down, than feather edge it with some 180 than put a little bondo or body filler on it sand that down and a few of them look like you could just use finish plastic. An those side Scoourts all do that
 

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Maaco is notorious for their poor quality work. Their goal is to crank as many cars through as quick as possible. It wont last long, look poor, and make a better paint job in the future much more expensive.

I just had mine painted and am very happy that I spent the money and did it right.

Mine heart hearts just thinking about an 800 paint job. Just google maaco. 90% of the stuff youll find is quite negative. Even their 2400.00 platinum job is very sub par.

Have you checked a reputable paint shop in your area for an estimate? That would be a very good idea.
 

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Let me know how they do, I cracked and chipped the paint in my hood pretty damn good and was debating bringing it to maaco to have it resprayed
Will do I might get it red like yours, is there a name for the red on your mustang? I was thinking about race red for mine

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Grind it down, than feather edge it with some 180 than put a little bondo or body filler on it sand that down and a few of them look like you could just use finish plastic. An those side Scoourts all do that
Will do thanks I just got so bondo and also some Polly putty prolly work on it during the week and see what happens will I do the side

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Maaco is notorious for their poor quality work. Their goal is to crank as many cars through as quick as possible. It wont last long, look poor, and make a better paint job in the future much more expensive.

I just had mine painted and am very happy that I spent the money and did it right.

Mine heart hearts just thinking about an 800 paint job. Just google maaco. 90% of the stuff youll find is quite negative. Even their 2400.00 platinum job is very sub par.

Have you checked a reputable paint shop in your area for an estimate? That would be a very good idea.
Thanks for the advice I'm going to do my homework and see what I can come up with last time I took it to like a local paint/body repair like maaco the wanted 1500 for me to get it full white
 

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I'm taking my 98 mustang gt to maaco to get it painted our local maaco is having a half off sale there 800 dollar package is 400 and 600 is now 300 and before I take my mustang there I want to fix the few body problems I have now no dents just scratches here and there I wanted to know what you guys think I could to to keep my half off package having to go from 400 back to 800 here a few pics
I paid $1200 also included some body work too. I got a good deal
 

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My friend was estimated 3000$ from the best body shop in my area and that was just the outside in a stock color no engine bay, no door trims nothing else but its flawless and has a lifetime warranty i would wait and save up it will be worth it in the long run if your planning on keeping your car for awhile.
 

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Wanna sell your bulit rims on the white mustang?
Naw I had to go on a man hunt just to get those

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My friend was estimated 3000$ from the best body shop in my area and that was just the outside in a stock color no engine bay, no door trims nothing else but its flawless and has a lifetime warranty i would wait and save up it will be worth it in the long run if your planning on keeping your car for awhile.
That what I'm going to do

Thanks for the advice
 

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I just got my car and who ever had, had a horrible paint job on it and ill post pics when I get off, but I have a macco shop in my neighborhood am they do some good jobs and even kandy believe it or not
 

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My friend was estimated 3000$ from the best body shop in my area and that was just the outside in a stock color no engine bay, no door trims nothing else but its flawless and has a lifetime warranty i would wait and save up it will be worth it in the long run if your planning on keeping your car for awhile.
Thats what I just did. 3,800 with some minor body work.

If you cant afford to do it right the first time, then you cant afford to do it twice!
 

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I just painted mine also, I did all the work and my brother sprayed it for me. I put almost 1300.00 just in material. No labor. My paint was 437.00 just for the paint, so you are just getting what you pay for. Her Is a pic of mine.
 

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I just painted mine also, I did all the work and my brother sprayed it for me. I put almost 1300.00 just in material. No labor. My paint was 437.00 just for the paint, so you are just getting what you pay for. Her Is a pic of mine.
I was thinking about spraying mine myself but im just worried about the paint not running and stuff i have all the sprayers and could do it in my garage but then again dust and all that idk
 
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