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Hi Guys,

i want to giev a new look to my car with a new paint (without changing the colour). Is there any way to do this with a low cost? if so how much will it cost?

Plase advise

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First of all you should say what is your vehicle is.... :sport-smiley-004:

Because interms of cost painting a motor bike will cost less than a bus.... :sport-smiley-004:

Also cheap compromise quality most of the times..... :sad-smiley-068:

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Hi Guys,

i want to giev a new look to my car with a new paint (without changing the colour). Is there any way to do this with a low cost? if so how much will it cost?

Plase advise

'chew',You should inform what is your vehicle and body condition.Minimum labor cost will be Rs: 10000.00 one coat if there is no corrosion and other repairs. Material will cost anything under Rs: 20000.00 depending what paint and other materils what is necessary for the job you choose.Sylvi Wijesinghe.

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Hi Guys,

i want to giev a new look to my car with a new paint (without changing the colour). Is there any way to do this with a low cost? if so how much will it cost?

Plase advise

well i repainted my car completely without interior. it cost me around 45k.

it took 15 days.

the painter came to my place everyday. so i had the benefit of inspecting his work.

if you use normal mixed DUCO paint. it would have cost around 30k for the job.

First of all you should say what is your vehicle is.... :sport-smiley-004:

Because interms of cost painting a motor bike will cost less than a bus.... :sport-smiley-004:

Also cheap compromise quality most of the times..... :sad-smiley-068:

actually he has mention its a car

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I wouldn't recommend a low cost cheap paint job.. unless you are doing simply to make it look good and sell it off.. Also, for 30-40k you can get a good paint job, as well as a brush off.. depends on who's doing it.

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Members,

I got my painter, he did at home. With cheap paint on a Maruti no inside about 15 days back it cost my friend Rs: 20000.00 in 5 days.

KR 41 he did about three months back two coats of 2K paint, it cost him Rs: 35000.00 interior also.

Rupees: 10000.00 to Rupees: 30000.00. All painters charge as labor.

Sylvi Wijesinghe.

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Members,

I got my painter, he did at home. With cheap paint on a Maruti no inside about 15 days back it cost my friend Rs: 20000.00 in 5 days.

KR 41 he did about three months back two coats of 2K paint, it cost him Rs: 35000.00 interior also.

Rupees: 10000.00 to Rupees: 30000.00. All painters charge as labor.

Sylvi Wijesinghe.

whats wrong with your font?

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I’ve been on the lookout for a place for about a month or so and checked out quite a few places from the so called high tech places around Colombo to individuals who work from home. My top priority was to get the car to look as good as new without cutting corners, so I was willing to spend a few extra bucks on the job.

The big shots in Colombo who have paint booths and high tech equipment quoted 130,000 for the paint job. (Breakdown: 8000 per panel * 13 panels which comes to 104,000 + other repairs specific to my car)

The lowest estimate that I was given was 50,000 and I did not settle for that because I thought the quality of their work was not up to my expectations.

I finally settled for a place that gave me an estimate of 90,000. They have a modern paint booth and are using Sikkens paint. The car is going for paint next week and will be there for 2 weeks.

My opinion is that you shouldn’t be having “high” expectations out of a “low” cost paint job. And if you really want a “new look”, the best thing to do is focus on the quality aspects of the job, as opposed to cost cutting. :)

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I finally settled for a place that gave me an estimate of 90,000. They have a modern paint booth and are using Sikkens paint. The car is going for paint next week and will be there for 2 weeks.

Let us know how it works out mate, is this place in Kohuwala? Asking 'cos I had a similar requirement for my father's car and narrowed it down to one place in Kohuwala and one in Kandana. Still to give the go ahead for it.

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So wht could be the best paint.. If we are taking the paint job from outside (Not from Agents)?

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Let us know how it works out mate, is this place in Kohuwala? Asking 'cos I had a similar requirement for my father's car and narrowed it down to one place in Kohuwala and one in Kandana. Still to give the go ahead for it.

Sure. Will do! This place is in Kaduwela. It's a 15 minute drive from where I live, so I am able to pay a daily visit there to see how it's going. I checked out a place in Kandana as well and I was reluctant to go there because of the long distance. Might be the same place. Hope it goes well with your father's car. :)

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On 8/28/2012 at 11:37 AM, Davy said:

I finally settled for a place that gave me an estimate of 90,000. They have a modern paint booth and are using Sikkens paint. The car is going for paint next week and will be there for 2 weeks.

Davy please let me know what exactly this place is.

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5 hours ago, chathura_857 said:

Davy please let me know what exactly this place is.

Sent you a PM. 

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Guys immaterial of the cost any suggestions of a place to go get my car paint done? 

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If it's a basic paint job and you aren't looking for a fancy finish try Madushan on 0777 805 002 in Kalubowila

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