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Old Wed, May-17-2017, 07:02:40 PM   #1
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Need a CSL trunk painted and looking for a good paintshop that is fairly priced and on point with their paint matching.
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Is this Mike???!

I just got mine done at ABS Autobody in El Monte for $375. Mine is jet black so they didn't need to do any paint matching.

Other shops were asking $700-800 but they seem to pride themselves on the highest quality.


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Your not far from me... im over in Granada Hills.

I had Twin's Autobody in Sherman Oaks paint my entire front end and they did a fantastic job. Best quote i got as well and they had the work done in timely fashion.

Hit up Mehdi and tell him Allen sent you.
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Is this Mike???!

I just got mine done at ABS Autobody in El Monte for $375. Mine is jet black so they didn't need to do any paint matching.

Other shops were asking $700-800 but they seem to pride themselves on the highest quality.


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Hey guys looking for recommendations for repair shop in LA. Paying out of pocket so looking for an excellent shop that doesnt have outrageous racking up insurance quote prices.
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Hey guys looking for recommendations for repair shop in LA. Paying out of pocket so looking for an excellent shop that doesnt have outrageous racking up insurance quote prices.
Where in LA are you?

I know a few options here in the Valley.
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I'm around Santa Monica. What should i expect to pay for a bumper respray? Local shop is quoting me $700 for each bumper.
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I'm around Santa Monica. What should i expect to pay for a bumper respray? Local shop is quoting me $700 for each bumper.


$300-400 if only respray and no additional work. Hit up ABS Autobody.
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Yup that's them. Tell them Phillip with the black M3 referred you. I just got my CSL trunk done there.
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