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Detailing & Appearance Discuss washing, waxing and detailing information as well as interior/exterior cosmetic modifications. This includes neons, body, cosmetic wheels, etc. Even under the hood detailing.

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Old 02-24-2006, 10:31 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by alec_b
I don't know what you have around you, but I know here we have a LaMettry'* auto body and paint. GREAT customer service and they did a fantastic job on my mom'* van. They had to replace the front fender, paint matched perfectly and they took the time and effort to match the pinstripes up to a T. I was very impressed with their work, and they also give you a rental for the entire time you are out of a vehicle.

:EDIT: I guess it'* a minnesota only company, but i'd still stay away from maaco or the other one. I've seen maaco'* work, I was severly dissappointed.
thanks alec, i will look into some others...these big companys seem to be into how many franchises they can have instead of worring about what kind of job their franchises do on their customers cars.
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IMO, it depends greatly on:

- What you are trying to accomplish? -
Are you looking for cheap and short term 'till sale or long term and high quality?

- The management of the particular franchise near you -
Have them show you a couple jobs they've done and ask what those jobs cost to do
(if done well)

- Are you willing to pay more than the base price advertised for a better quality result? -
I once painted a car I was selling at one of the franchise painters, but upgraded their
$200 special to include more prep work, masking, better paint, and more labor in the
final polish. Final cost about $500 (in the early '90s).

Still wasn't a premium job and I wouldn't have wanted it on my pride and joy car, but see 1st question above.
Mike: 1997 SE w/ 183K, aka White Horse, Gutted Airbox w/K&N, drilled 180* t-stat, tint all around, clear corners w/SilverStars, "PONTIAC" light up tail, PEMs, NGK TR55s
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