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How Much to Paint a Topper?

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by stevigee, Mar 17, 2010.

  1. Mar 17, 2010 at 2:16 PM
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    stevigee

    stevigee [OP] It's a MOD, MOD World

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    TRADED FOR 2010 FJ CRUISER TRAIL TEAM Kenwood KDC x792 deck and SW1 pwr sub,cruise,intermittent wipers,hidden hitch, tint, debadge,Nitto Grapplers 265/75-16,Black Powder Coated Toyota Steelies, black steel Toyota wheel center caps, Vent Visors, front guard, leather seat covers, black front badge, shortie antenna, tow hook, seat maglite mod, shock & leaf spring TSB, Extang Trifecta tonneau cover, custom black Fabwright rock sliders 1 3/4" DOM tubing w/ kickout, skid plate, Pop-A-Lock, Bilsten 5100 shocks, BLHM, Azela black tail lights, LEER topper w/rack, tent
  2. Mar 17, 2010 at 5:39 PM
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    BWro

    BWro Well-Known Member

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    I had mine painted for $300 at Maaco. Did a great job too
     
  3. Mar 17, 2010 at 5:42 PM
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    stevigee

    stevigee [OP] It's a MOD, MOD World

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    Anyone else?
     
  4. Mar 17, 2010 at 5:49 PM
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    SOSHeloPilot

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    I wish that you lived closer i9n GA ... it looks like a nice top and I have the same style & color truck in a 2009.

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  5. Mar 17, 2010 at 6:44 PM
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    tuckr2

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    Had my first canopy for my F150 painted a couple of years ago at Maaco for 200 bucks. Just bought new Taco in November. Found a black canopy. Picked it up and dropped it at the same Maaco. Charged me 250 bucks this time. Did a fine job. Well worth it over buying a brand new canopy. Cost me 600 for the snugtop and 250 for paint. New price on the snugtop was 2200 bucks so I'm doin a happy dance.
    You can check out the pics of the completed job at my picture posts.
     
  6. Mar 17, 2010 at 8:23 PM
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    stevigee

    stevigee [OP] It's a MOD, MOD World

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    So the paint jobs have held up well?

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  7. Mar 17, 2010 at 8:44 PM
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    tuckr2

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    The first one was painted in 2002. Yes, it held up till last fall when I sold the rig. The sand the top prior and clearcoat it after. Paint is probably better than the soft crap on my truck.
     
  8. Mar 18, 2010 at 6:42 AM
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    dgr540

    dgr540 I've got the FUNK

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    i would definitely get a professional job on it.
     
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