- Vehicle Model
- Civic Si
- Body Style
I’ve been arranging time and a shop to get my passenge rear door repaint that blends to front passenger door and rear quarter panel. I will treat this as my birthday gift.
My car has been fixed by a geico shop in the past. Last time when I got rear ended, they replaced my rear bumper and I asked them to refinish the left side. So now more than half of the left side has fresh paint and clear coat plus rear bumper.
Should I go back to the same geico shop to refinish the right side in this case?
I’m worried that if I use another shop, the paint will be off, in which, for example, the left may be whiter than the right. I’m thinking because different shops may mix paint or use paint materials differently.
What’s your thought and opinion?
See if the shop you took it to before will paint the right side too, but there isn't always a guarantee that the paint will match with practically any color. There is a lot of yellow and blue that goes in to white to get it the right shade and most times the same painter with the same materials wont put out the same color. Just be sure if/when you have it done that you pick up the car on a bright and sunny day and look at the panels from as many angles as you can before you accept the car back. Working in the body shop world and being a car guy I can notice mismatched panels from a mile away and it will stand out if they don't get it close enough