A neighbour came to me recently to fix up a small scratch and I couldn't resist taking a pikkie of this colour matching effort.

The pictures tell the story but I believe that a colour for a different car was taken off the shelf and adjusted quickly to get the bonnet painted.

My client said he had never had it painted, so as it was the bonnet only that was affected, a car yard is the culprit.

I tell people all the time that this sort of thing is common. You see, car yards refuse to pay the proper cost of around $600 to have a bonnet resprayed. Instead panel beaters are allowed to charge about $300.

You, the buyer are the loser. 

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See my "How to paint a car" e-book learning system for more re this.


David Ashton

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