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    Clean

    I just wanna know... (and I pulled this picture outta nowhere on the web) how do you restore your car to look so clean?

    http://www.cincinnatiaccord.com/Gallery3rdgenwhite.jpg

    I know a few of you have yours lookin REAL good but ... I just wanna know how the heck you guys do it.
    Teach me about cahs mang!


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    you start with fresh paint job and body work.
    lower your car. add some rims and put some spoiler on it.
    that is all to it.
    Alex.

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    Yea. I mean purely for that clean look take it to the body shop, pull all the dents and give it some fresh new coats of paint. That will give a great starting point to start customizing your car.
    -=MIKE=-

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    Really..? I thought a paint job was the last thing you do...


    How much does a paint job cost then? Maybe then I can start saving accordingly. (<-- Pun? maybe it's spelled wrong lol) thanks guys
    Teach me about cahs mang!


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    Ya, I had the back of the Accord repainted when the damage from my sisters accidents was being fixed. And now I want to have the front redone, because the Bra cracked the paint, and I wanna do the mouldings at the same time. The body shop said probably 1500 CDN for that, which sounds kinda like a lot tol some, but they match the paint so well, and do such a good job its well worth it.

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    Like everything else, you get what you pay for. Spend a little more money and get a lot better paint job.

    That is unless you have a friend who does good work and does it for cheap!
    Nothin' 2 Old Racing

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    Yep my my paintjob was well worth it. That picture does it justice.

    Started with a 89 Accord LXI - 96 Acura TL - 2003 Acura CL Type S..

    my other site, www.brandonlee.com!

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    $4000 and counting for the paint and body work...







    And here's a sneak peek at the color..


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    ah, another nice 3gee in the making. nice job. is that being done by a shop or yourself? what was used to fill the gap where the side moldings used to be? i wanna shave my sides also. i was told to weld a strip of sheetmetal and fiberglass bondo over it and smooth it out, instead of using just all fiberglass bondo.

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    SHEEEEEEEEEIT I'll go take some pictures of my 3gee right now with mah digital camera and get them up tonight sometime.
    Teach me about cahs mang!


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    Actually paint isnt the most expensive part (depending on the type of paint). Its the labor, so if you can find ppl who can do it for you for next to nothing or you can get the resources to do it yourself, youll be saving yourself a heap of money.
    -=MIKE=-

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    So I figured lol labor usually costs mad $$$
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