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      07-10-2012, 08:41 AM   #1
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Reliable body shops in Northern VA (front bumper replacement)?

I'm trying to get my front bumper replaced with M-replica bumper. Need it painted as well. Can anyone recommend some good shops?
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      07-10-2012, 09:52 AM   #2
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D&V Auto body in sterling - got my M sport bumpers painted and installed there. Tip top job.
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to save some money, get it painted then bring it home grab a beer and DIY
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      07-11-2012, 10:49 AM   #4
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to save some money, get it painted then bring it home grab a beer and DIY
x2 just drop it off somewhere
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      07-11-2012, 11:02 AM   #5
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Not to thread jack....but anyone know how much it costs to paint the mtech rear bumper? My uncle owns a body shop in sterling, but wanted to know what price anyone has paid in the past.
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Painting a new/primed bumper shouldn't be more than $300
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      07-11-2012, 12:40 PM   #7
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Oh that's not bad, I was thinking 500ish. I will call him see what he can do and maybe pass the information on to you guys.
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Oh that's not bad, I was thinking 500ish. I will call him see what he can do and maybe pass the information on to you guys.
I'm not saying a shop will charge $300, but that's what is should cost. Labor on everything in NoVA seems to be overpriced.
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      07-11-2012, 03:35 PM   #9
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      07-11-2012, 05:27 PM   #10
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Painting a new/primed bumper shouldn't be more than $300
I think you're going to be hard pressed to find a quality paint job for that price.
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actually there is i guy that does great quality work in manassas, he just did my mtech skirts and job is flawless. i plan on having him re-do my front bumper and future job when i get rear bumper. I knew of his shop for a while, and quality is what you will get. pm me and i'll send his number to you. this is a small shop that does great work, its not like one of those "factoty style body shops" that do half ass jobs to move to the next thing.
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      07-12-2012, 12:51 PM   #12
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i wish my painter should still do side jobs - he would charge only like $100 max for a bumper and do a professional job in the paint booth - you should pay more than a few hundred for a good job with good paint and clear coat.
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      07-12-2012, 01:13 PM   #13
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I think you're going to be hard pressed to find a quality paint job for that price.
I got quality bumper resprays in NJ for $250 on the reg almost every show season. Like I said, everything has a NoVA tax here.
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      07-15-2012, 08:08 PM   #14
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I'm trying to get my front bumper replaced with M-replica bumper. Need it painted as well. Can anyone recommend some good shops?
I like Autobody of Vienna. I've had good luck with them and they're highly rated in Checkbook magazine.
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