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      07-07-2014, 04:51 PM   #1
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Paint Work - Center BMW Sherman Oaks Experience?

Does anyone have an experiences with Center BMW regarding paint work? They quoted me $600 for a front bumper respray, which is fair, but I am wondering if anyone has gotten paint work done with them before and how the quality turned out? I'm sure there are cheaper routes to go, but I do not mind paying a little more for a top-quality job.

I am open to other shop suggestions, I am looking around the SFV / Westside area. I've heard great things about CNC in Pasadena, but it's a bit inconveniently located for me.
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Pride does all the work for Center BMW. Just go to Pride directly and talk to my Buddy Eli

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New Century BMW is BMW certified, you'll get the best paint match.
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I don't have experience with that dealer but New Century in Alhambra shaved my reflectors and repainted the bumper close to two years ago and I could not be happier.
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Interesting to know...I know the New Century's service center has gone down over the last few years but did not know that they do paint work. I'll check into it. Thanks guys! Keep the suggestions coming!
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I would recommend caliber collision in Oxnard. They were able to match my mineral white for my euro bumper. It was perfect. Let me know if you want the info.
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600 for a bumper is ridiculous.


An m3 bumper should be no more than 500 in my experience.
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I would recommend caliber collision in Oxnard. They were able to match my mineral white for my euro bumper. It was perfect. Let me know if you want the info.
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600 for a bumper is ridiculous.


An m3 bumper should be no more than 500 in my experience.
I was expecting anywhere in the $400 - $550 range...I was quoted $700 by another place. I'm trying to find a spot that will do the best job but also won't try to take me to the cleaners (or worse, do a terrible job and overcharge).

Thank for the help!
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I just got my car back from New Century. I'm very pleased with the equality but they sure took their time to get the job done... SO if you're patient then this is the place for you. Plus you get a guarantee backed by BMW NA! Can't beat that

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yep they redid my hood and bumper and also shaved off those nasty freaking corner reflector shits.
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I just got my car back from New Century. I'm very pleased with the equality but they sure took their time to get the job done... SO if you're patient then this is the place for you. Plus you get a guarantee backed by BMW NA! Can't beat that

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yep they redid my hood and bumper and also shaved off those nasty freaking corner reflector shits.
Good to know...I might have to camp out in Pasadena for a week then.
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Pride at Center BMW repainted my entire care (except the roof) when my ex-girlfriends stalker keyed - literally every corner panel, trunk and hood. Enjoy before photo. It was over $4k.

Insurance covered it, but I will say it came out like new. Perfect match.
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Pride at Center BMW repainted my entire care (except the roof) when my ex-girlfriends stalker keyed - literally every corner panel, trunk and hood. Enjoy before photo. It was over $4k.

Insurance covered it, but I will say it came out like new. Perfect match.
Sucks to hear about the situation but thanks for the input! This has been super helpful guys
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