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Old 06-20-2008, 02:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a '95 M3 (Alpine White III) and I'm thinking about getting a paint job done and a weather stripping restoration (all the window plastic parts are in bad condition).

I was just wondering if anyone here knows how much it's the co$t for a job like that, and if any of you guys think it is convinient or not.

It has 100,000 miles on it, and the interior is in very good condition, so I think is worth doing it.

...What do you think?
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It sounds well worth doing to me
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I paid $1,350 to have my benz repainted all the door jams trunk lid underside and jam and hood jam. in a brown Metallic... alpine white should be cheaper
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I paid $1,350 to have my benz repainted all the door jams trunk lid underside and jam and hood jam. in a brown Metallic... alpine white should be cheaper
Well, I think I should search more aruond here, I've done 2 estimates and one of them was $4000 (euro only paint shop) and $3700(aprox.) for a custom shop here by my house...

I'm gonna keep looking around because I think it can be lower somewhere else (Even though that depends on the state we are too) But, I'm pretty sure that if you got a good job for that price, for sure I can get lower than $3700 for my job...
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