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Paint pricing?

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by farmerkev, Jul 28, 2008.

  1. farmerkev

    farmerkev Senior Member
    Messages: 847

    Just wondering, any ideas how much it would be to just have a tailgate painted? Its only one color, and needs a pinstripe masked off or redone. I tried, it didnt work, Im trying it over, but, without all the equipment (my freinds bringing some junk over tomorrow) and it should go much better, but, just incase, Id like a possible price.
  2. Camden

    Camden PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,594

    I am not proud to admit that I've messed up my tailgate on my daily driver many times and I've paid anywhere between $150-$350 depending upon how bad the damage was.
  3. farmerkev

    farmerkev Senior Member
    Messages: 847

    Well mine isnt messed up. Well I guess it after I tried painting it. :cry:

    It was just scratched, and the letters were fading, and it had a few chips. There are some dents, but I dont want them fixed. Just paint. But it still sounds like it would be a good $100 I guess.
  4. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    only way to find out for sure is to bring it to your local body shop.
  5. farmerkev

    farmerkev Senior Member
    Messages: 847

    Thanks alot ABES, this is all your fault. I see how nice your truck is and want to make mine look as nice as yours. Now I get these ideas and screw things up before I make it better. :p But its ok. xysport
  6. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    lol I have to work so hard for my truck i hardly ever get to enjoy it :dizzy:
  7. wild bill

    wild bill PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,239


    depending on how bad you messed it up ,paint isn't cheap any more .$300.00 to $500.00 .they might have to strip it !:(
  8. Milwaukee

    Milwaukee 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,180

    my shop charge for S10 tailgate for $175.

    So it should be close to $200.