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Old Fri, Feb-07-2020, 02:13:18 PM   #61
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Default Re: Ethan's "Should Have Just Bought a GT3" Build

I'm really surprised how well this seems to have turned out, although I'd have to see it up close as pictures hide a lot of flaws but I know you weren't shooting for perfection on a track car. Temperature and humidity are killers for diy'ers. People massively underestimate the amount of work that goes into shooting a complete car (really the amount of prep) plus color change and most are surprised when they get an estimate of 8 to 12k, for starters, from a reputable shop. You don't have to wonder anymore why it is so expensive. Not to mention the cost of materials plus the proper tools and infrastructure as you found out. I know how hard this is and the time required so congrats on your work.
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