|10-01-2012 12:40 AM|
|09-30-2012 05:13 PM|
I see what your saying but im not afraid of rust and rot. Its like saying your floor pans are rotted out if its a 86 honda junk the S**T but if its a classic like a 68 charger you junk that and ill kill you.
I guess the best thing i could do is wait for some pics the guy is going to send me and post them up i think i have 1 right now. This is just the driver side its the only pic i have and in my eyes its not that bad.
|09-30-2012 08:44 AM|
I think no matter what kind of price you give the owner,you are going to bite the pipe,(lose your A--) i would either look for a better body,or pass on this job.once you get into the rockers and jambs,youre going to find more rot,do yourself a favor...PASS...
|09-30-2012 07:30 AM|
Work out an agreeable hourly rate with the owner plus materials, then you can't lose. If he doesnt like it he can find someone else.
@dinger, I think California prices and Kentucky prices might be slightly different!!!
|09-30-2012 01:08 AM|
|dinger||you're either working for free or not going to do a great job at those prices. I'd double or triple that guesstimate, you might still be low. Unibody construction, you're building this vehicle from the ground up if you're replacing what needs to be replaced. You'll more than likely find inner structure damage if the floors and rockers, fenders are rusted. I would run from this job unless you just don't have anything to do for the next 6 months.|
|09-29-2012 11:20 PM|
|mafiacustomz||I was thinking $4k-$4500 and the guy buys all materials and parts.|
|09-29-2012 02:36 PM|
72 VW bus body bid
i have a guy with a 1972 VW camper bus its white top and yellow bottom. The whole bottom of the van (rockers, doors, finders, ect..) are rotted out and need replaces and maybe the front floor pans. Hes want me to do all the body work welding ect.. and i can but i dont know what to bid on the job i will be doing everything but paint.
I will list some price of materials so you can get an idea of the prices in my area and if you could help with a round about bid on the job not by the hour.
ever coat lightweight $20-$50 rage gold
80 grit 100 count $50 / 180 grit 100 count $35
11lb roll .030 welding wire $35 / C25 60cf tank $35
gallon primer $65 / thinner $17
miscellaneous (bondo blades, tape, paper, ect..) $100
I am doing this at home not a shop 220v welder and compressor i will be doing door jambs and all for color change its mustard yellow and white. I also will be having help with the bus so if anyone can come up with a price let me know.