Whats a decent price to repaint TJ? - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ General Discussion Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 09-17-2009, 04:23 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
TxFireman1972's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Beaumont Tx
Posts: 102
Whats a decent price to repaint TJ?

The wifes 2000 TJ is in need of a paint job. Its the Hunter Green with the Sahara package. I'm just curious to know about what people are paying to repaint the same color?

She even mentioned wanting to do the entire Jeep in bedliner. Has anyone done this? I like the idea, just not sure how it would look. I spoke with a body shop guy I know and he told me he could mix it with less texture, and add UV protectant, and even add a clear to it. Told me he would do the entire Jeep (outside) for $1300. I'm just not sure how places like door jambs and places like that would do with the bedliner. If anyone has pics that would be great. Thanks in advance.

TxFireman1972 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-17-2009, 04:30 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
Levinoss's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Jeffersontown
Posts: 5,539
I wouldn't pay too much for it if it does see off road use. I personally don't like the liner on the outside but I wouldn't pay 1,300 for a paint job on a wrangler either way.

__________________

"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the "present."
Levinoss is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-17-2009, 04:33 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: fort lauderdale & jersey
Posts: 68
1,000 times are tough these days and places will compete for price. well down here in florida anyways!!
ilovegeeksnj is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-17-2009, 04:34 PM   #4
Jeeper
 
TxFireman1972's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Beaumont Tx
Posts: 102
Her Jeep is basically a work vehicle. The only place it goes other than around town is to the beach.
TxFireman1972 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-17-2009, 04:36 PM   #5
Jeeper
 
Levinoss's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Jeffersontown
Posts: 5,539
Quote:
Originally Posted by TxFireman1972 View Post
Her Jeep is basically a work vehicle. The only place it goes other than around town is to the beach.
How much did the guy quote you on a reg paint job? No liner mixed in?
__________________

"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the "present."
Levinoss is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-17-2009, 04:40 PM   #6
Jeeper
 
TxFireman1972's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Beaumont Tx
Posts: 102
Quote:
Originally Posted by Levinoss View Post
How much did the guy quote you on a reg paint job? No liner mixed in?
I didnt even ask. I was getting something fixed on my daughters car and just asked him if he could do the whole thing in liner. I'm probably gonna run over there and see what he would charge to paint it. Was just curious what the going rates were.
TxFireman1972 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-17-2009, 06:16 PM   #7
Jeeper
 
K.C.'sJeep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: the coast of somewhere beautiful
Posts: 114
I'm curious about the cost too. I've got clear coat failure on my hood and it's going to have to be repainted. Please let us know what kind of price they quote you.
K.C.'sJeep is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-17-2009, 08:32 PM   #8
Jeeper
 
jamesdeanblvd's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 161
Quote:
Originally Posted by K.C.'sJeep View Post
I'm curious about the cost too. I've got clear coat failure on my hood and it's going to have to be repainted. Please let us know what kind of price they quote you.
I've got a clear coat issue on the hood of my 97 Wrangler also. It looks as if it has what we call "chicken tracks", or, some say it is "checking". The more I wash and wax it, the more it drives me crazy. I'm not sure how high 1300$ is. I know times are tough and there is competition out there, but, if you want a "quality" job with a body shop that is going to do it right and not just scuff it, paint it, clear it and send it down the road, be prepared to pay over 1000$.
jamesdeanblvd is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-17-2009, 10:07 PM   #9
Sponsoring Vendor
 
Geoff@Bestop's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 4,612
I used to have an International Scout, and on their forums the general consensus is 20 bucks for a few rattle cans.
Geoff@Bestop is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-17-2009, 10:23 PM   #10
Jeeper
 
97GATJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Monroe, Ga
Posts: 32
Well I spent 9 years of my life doing automotive paint and body work. I also owned a shop for a period of time with a partner. We did all kinds of work from car lot work to high end restoration. If I had to bid a paint job be it a fender or an overall, I would use, as a general rule of thumb, the $100 per panel as a base. Car lot work was $50 a panel and insurance work usually averages $200 a panel. Cust pay was $100 per panel: included prep,sealer,base,clear and a wet sand and buff. Jeeps have 10 panels on a soft top jeep. So $1000 should be an average price for a nice base/clear overall. Keep in mind your big shops have big overhead so maybe a little more $$$$$
97GATJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-17-2009, 10:26 PM   #11
Jeeper
 
97GATJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Monroe, Ga
Posts: 32
I forgot to add that was ten years ago, but times are tight and cash is KING.......good luck
97GATJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-18-2009, 06:32 AM   #12
Jeeper
 
meyers's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Dover, New Hampshire
Posts: 738
It really depends on the shop. I know shops that will do a job for $700-800, and it looks good. There is also the route like MAACO, and those shops that have $300 dollar paint jobs. Not the best work, but if you just want some paint it works. I priced my 2002 for a repaint from a shop that does real nice work, and with my minor body work and base coat - clear coat he quoted me around $1200. Even said he would shoot the inside tub in the Bed liner material. If I take all the internals out. I am going to have him do it next spring. I know it is more than some places but I have seen lots of his work, and since I bought the Jeep new and have no intent on selling it I don't mind paying a bit extra for what I want.
meyers is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-18-2009, 02:14 PM   #13
Jeeper
 
K.C.'sJeep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: the coast of somewhere beautiful
Posts: 114
Quote:
Originally Posted by jamesdeanblvd View Post
I've got a clear coat issue on the hood of my 97 Wrangler also. It looks as if it has what we call "chicken tracks", or, some say it is "checking". The more I wash and wax it, the more it drives me crazy. I'm not sure how high 1300$ is. I know times are tough and there is competition out there, but, if you want a "quality" job with a body shop that is going to do it right and not just scuff it, paint it, clear it and send it down the road, be prepared to pay over 1000$.
Mine started out with the "tracks" and just got worse from there. It's pretty bad, it will definetly need to be painted but for now I am living with it. The rest of the jeep looks good, i just waxed it a couple weeks ago. When I get it repainted I want it to be as close to factory quality as I can get. I plan on keeping it so the price to have it repainted is worth it to me.

It's nice to see what other people have been quoted.
K.C.'sJeep is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-16-2009, 04:53 PM   #14
Jeeper
 
TxFireman1972's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Beaumont Tx
Posts: 102
I know this is an old post but wanted to update. I did get it buy there and he told me $1800 to paint the whole Jeep the factory hunter green.
TxFireman1972 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-16-2009, 05:26 PM   #15
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 274
can I suggest rhino lining your jeep? I got quoted 1000 for exterior 500 for interior...1500 dollars to never have to repaint a jeep again is cheap!

I was told the door jambs would be done but the jeep would have that area sprayed thinner
__________________
99 TJ 4.0l 5speed, Bushwacker flares, JKS endlinks, Procomp stabalizer, Procomp 4 inch lift, 3 inch body lift, edge intake, Edge throttle body, Edge control module, flowmaster exhaust, Maxxis bighorn 35x12.5x15 tires on allied progressive beadlock wheels, sony cdx-fw700 cd player, xplod front speakers, eclipse rear speakers,Olympic 4X4 Products Xtreme Duty Tire Carrier in Rubicon Black
I got a TJ 99 with 4 wheel drive sittin out back of the jail
jdub2k5 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-16-2009, 05:35 PM   #16
Jeeper
 
TxFireman1972's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Beaumont Tx
Posts: 102
Well like my original post said ...we looked into that.

My main concern is would you wanna rhino line a daily driver?
TxFireman1972 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-16-2009, 05:38 PM   #17
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 274
well I am doing it to my daily driver

no more dents at work or anywhere else... and if so you can pop them out
__________________
99 TJ 4.0l 5speed, Bushwacker flares, JKS endlinks, Procomp stabalizer, Procomp 4 inch lift, 3 inch body lift, edge intake, Edge throttle body, Edge control module, flowmaster exhaust, Maxxis bighorn 35x12.5x15 tires on allied progressive beadlock wheels, sony cdx-fw700 cd player, xplod front speakers, eclipse rear speakers,Olympic 4X4 Products Xtreme Duty Tire Carrier in Rubicon Black
I got a TJ 99 with 4 wheel drive sittin out back of the jail
jdub2k5 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-16-2009, 05:57 PM   #18
WINNAR!!!!!!
 
MR.CLIFFORD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: THE PROVING GROUNDS
Posts: 6,520
I painted my last jeep myself for $250. I'm going to paint this new thing too... for $250.
MR.CLIFFORD is online now   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-16-2009, 09:18 PM   #19
Newb
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Northeastern Florida
Posts: 9
Ask your guy what he'd consider if you paid cash, flat out.

Two years ago my dad had a car painted for $1,000 cash.
frostyliz is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-17-2009, 06:17 PM   #20
Jeeper
 
David Lucas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Hainesport, NJ
Posts: 295
Quote:
Originally Posted by Geoff@Bestop View Post
I used to have an International Scout, and on their forums the general consensus is 20 bucks for a few rattle cans.
Now that's my kinda paint job.
__________________
CCain2012

Gravity has a weird way of showing up when you least expect it.
David Lucas is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-17-2009, 06:33 PM   #21
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 274
Quote:
Originally Posted by David Lucas View Post
Now that's my kinda paint job.
yup I was considering this if my rhino liner plan goes bunk
__________________
99 TJ 4.0l 5speed, Bushwacker flares, JKS endlinks, Procomp stabalizer, Procomp 4 inch lift, 3 inch body lift, edge intake, Edge throttle body, Edge control module, flowmaster exhaust, Maxxis bighorn 35x12.5x15 tires on allied progressive beadlock wheels, sony cdx-fw700 cd player, xplod front speakers, eclipse rear speakers,Olympic 4X4 Products Xtreme Duty Tire Carrier in Rubicon Black
I got a TJ 99 with 4 wheel drive sittin out back of the jail
jdub2k5 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-17-2009, 09:57 PM   #22
Jeeper
 
bh153dc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: LA.
Posts: 32
Herculiner, about $100 per gallon and you do it yourself.

__________________
"The Art of War teaches us to rely not on the likelehood of the enemy's not coming, but on our own readiness to receive him; not on the chance of his not attacking, but rather on the fact that we have made our position unassailable". Sun Tzu

79' Cherokee Chief,83' CJ8, 95' YJ, 97' XJ.
02' TJ - B&M shifter, JKS 1" BL-1"MML, 2" skyjacker, 33x12.5, 4.56 Grs.
bh153dc is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:50 PM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC