Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - View Single Post - Should I do the bodywork and paint my own car or pay this guy to do it?
View Single Post
  #14 (permalink)  
Old 04-22-2009, 10:54 AM
OneMoreTime's Avatar
OneMoreTime OneMoreTime is offline
Hotrodders.com moderator
 
Last wiki edit: Health and safety in the shop or garage
Last journal entry: Yard Dog pic
Last photo:
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Washington State
Age: 69
Posts: 7,313
Wiki Edits: 3

Thanks: 45
Thanked 146 Times in 138 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by jagarcia05
i understand the negative views towards hiring this guy...trust me..

my concern is all the body shops i go to are charging me close to what i paid for the car for the body and paint work.

now that she's running at a decent pace what's left is the interior and the body.

like i said i'm a 20 year old MALE FULL TIME COLLEGE STUDENT.

that means my car means alot to me and yet i'm broke most of the time.

the girls like the car now but they'll love the car once she's got good paint and rust free body.

so when as i'm saving up for the imminent task my fears are:

i know i'm gonna need to weld patches in, but i dont know how to weld
i know i'm gonna need to find the sheet metal but i can't find it pre made online so far.
i know i'm gonna end up painting her by myself but ive never painted anything except my kitchen and living room. let alone dealing with the multiple coats of different paints primers and clear coats that i know nothing about.
hang in there and just take it a step at a time..

Sam
__________________
I have tried most all of it and now do what is known to work..
Reply With Quote