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      10-30-2012, 10:35 PM   #1
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Looking for a good body shop in Minneapolis

I'm looking for a good body shop in the twin cities area to repaint my hood and front bumper because I was in a big hurry and didn't get a clear bra installed when I bought the car and now its covered in road rash. Thus it needs a repaint which will be promptly followed up with a clear bra.

So I'm looking for two things. Firstly, a body shop that does excellent work but doesnt charge an arm and a leg. Secondly I'm looking for a good place to get the 3M Clear bra installed.

Thanks in advanced for any and all help you guys can give me.
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I've used Roger's Master Collision across the street from Motorwerks. I'd highly recommend them.

I had a clear bra on my last E92 and wouldn't do it again. It's $$$. Unless you do the whole front half of the car you'll still get rock chips. The visible edges of the film bugged me. It might almost be cheaper to repaint your bumper and hood every couple years
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I've used Roger's Master Collision across the street from Motorwerks. I'd highly recommend them.

I had a clear bra on my last E92 and wouldn't do it again. It's $$$. Unless you do the whole front half of the car you'll still get rock chips. The visible edges of the film bugged me. It might almost be cheaper to repaint your bumper and hood every couple years
That's who the dealer recommends as well and they did some work on my Gf's new Mini as well. Just wanted to see if there were any other body shops in the area that were good and inexpensive.

Do you recall if their prices were competitive? What work did you have done exactly if you don't me asking?
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That's who the dealer recommends as well and they did some work on my Gf's new Mini as well. Just wanted to see if there were any other body shops in the area that were good and inexpensive.

Do you recall if their prices were competitive? What work did you have done exactly if you don't me asking?
Yes, I first went there based on MW's recommendation. I've had minor parking lot damage repaired by them on two vehicles and I also had them paint and install an OEM M-Sport body kit on an E92 I had a few years ago. All work was of the highest quality, both in terms of paint finish/match and part installation.

I don't think they are the cheapest in town, but their work is worth it IMO.
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Hopkins Auto Body

I've used them twice. Latest to repair rear bumper on my '04 X5 4.4i and they did a tremendous job.. as usual.
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