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    Hi All,

    I bought myself a gsi spoiler on sat for £30! but its the wrong colour, Just wondering if any1 knows roughly how much it will cost to have it sprayed?
    And does anybody know of a good bodyshop in wolverhampton?

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    Spoilers don't take much to paint by yourself and it'd be much cheaper than a bodyshop. Why not DIY?
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    Because i want a perfect colour match, i guess if it looks silly, have it done by body shop.

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    You could try painting it yourself to save a bit of money, and if it looks really bad then take it to body shop. Never know you might get it perfect first time.
    There's a paint shop in Cannock that match paint VERY well. The guy made up some paint for my car and checked it on the car outside. Said it needed more yellow but it looked a perfect match to me! Went in and out of shop 5 times saying it wasn't perfect until he finally got it right. Very proffessional people IMHO.
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    expect to pay between £70 and £130 i normal charge £90

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    How many coats do you think i should put on. And what is the best way to make the spots where i need to drill?

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    If you're doing it yourself then put lots of thin coats on, 4+. If you put too much paint on then it will show and look pretty stupid.
    Have you painted anything before? I can write a quick guide if you need.
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    Hi mate i have only done like small plastic trims, a quick guide would be very helpful

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    How many tins of paint do you think i will need?
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    i paid £80 inc fitting coz i gave him a hand 2 fit it.
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