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Old 04-20-2005, 04:28 PM   #1
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I was wondering a few things about paint jobs. I am interested in a perfect audi a4 at a nearby dealership for cheap... the only thing wrong is the color, its yellow. I have heard that paint jobs start to crack after a few years, unless you completely get the old color sanded down. I was wondering if this is true, and how much it would cost to get a full paint job that wouldn't start to crack. Thanks.
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Old 04-20-2005, 04:49 PM   #2
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Well, I don't know about the paints craking, but it is a good idea to sand the car down so you have a fresh start. As for how much they cost, I've heard anywhere from $100 (Maaco, not a good idea) to $3000 (for high quality paint and professionally done)
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Old 04-20-2005, 06:11 PM   #3
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I was wondering a few things about paint jobs. I am interested in a perfect audi a4 at a nearby dealership for cheap... the only thing wrong is the color, its yellow. I have heard that paint jobs start to crack after a few years, unless you completely get the old color sanded down. I was wondering if this is true, and how much it would cost to get a full paint job that wouldn't start to crack. Thanks.
Well, let me say that if you don't prepare the to be painted surface correctly, anything under the sun can go wrong with the paint.
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Old 04-20-2005, 10:53 PM   #4
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best paint for the price.... POOF BLACK!
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Old 04-22-2005, 11:23 PM   #5
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best paint for the price.... POOF BLACK!
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