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Old 07-27-2014, 12:36 AM   #1
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Good paint shops in socal?

wondering where you guys have taken your camaros for paint. looking for a good reference...

im just trying to get an unpainted zl1 bumper painted to match, not sure what the cost should be for a GOOD job. im in the antelope valley and i've only heard of one shop that did a good paint job around here, and it wasn't painted to match it was a full paint job so im not too sure about them.

what have you guys used? thanks for any info

also would it be better to install the bumper and have them paint it on the car or just take them the bumper?
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Old 07-27-2014, 12:41 AM   #2
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whatever you do, take the car with you and leave it there! otherwise the paint will never match. sadly i know from experience haha
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Old 07-27-2014, 12:56 AM   #3
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I use bumper doc here in san diego. The ballpark I got for most places is $400-500.
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Old 07-29-2014, 11:45 AM   #4
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I have two shops that do great paint work but like stated already you need to leave the car there. Also it doesnt matter if you bring it installed or not they are going to have to take the bumper off the car in order to paint it
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I have two shops that do great paint work but like stated already you need to leave the car there. Also it doesnt matter if you bring it installed or not they are going to have to take the bumper off the car in order to paint it
which shops?
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Old 08-01-2014, 10:12 AM   #6
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which shops?
My buddy owns Inland Empire Auto Body and Paint and he is the one that has built my whole car with me and then my other buddy that is here in santee owns HCM and they do great work as well
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Old 08-14-2014, 08:51 AM   #7
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I know a great guy in the upland area. Just did my stripes and roof. PM me if you need info
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I know a great guy in the upland area. Just did my stripes and roof. PM me if you need info
bump. saw your thread he is about an hour away from me, I will give him a call before I do anything for sure.


Has anyone here ever been to five star auto body in lancaster? saw a dodge charger the painted the bumper on to match and it looked great but I like to get lots of reviews whenever possible.
also if anyone has a good suggestion for someone who does good detailing or clay barring. I don't trust myself enough to do it, I feel like under or over lubricate or something.
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Old 09-12-2014, 11:22 PM   #9
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bump. saw your thread he is about an hour away from me, I will give him a call before I do anything for sure.


Has anyone here ever been to five star auto body in lancaster? saw a dodge charger the painted the bumper on to match and it looked great but I like to get lots of reviews whenever possible.
also if anyone has a good suggestion for someone who does good detailing or clay barring. I don't trust myself enough to do it, I feel like under or over lubricate or something.

There's a lot of good detailers in Socal. The ones listed below do everything from basic detailing, major paint correction, and opti-coat. Superior Shine is even mobile. Either one of these guys will transform your car.

Envious Detailing- Eric Schuster

Superior Shine Detailing- Jose "Joe" Fernandez
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