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    Default Project Reborn 8th Gen Civic 2007

    *Final results, few before & after starting from Post#315 onwards, cost edits at bottom of this very post#1*

    Dear All, I had been looking for a good trouble free car for home use. As always, prices are insane around. Have sold & bought many Reborns. When selling, you don't get a good offer & when buying, you can't find a good car in reasonable price. Repainted cars are also overpriced.

    I'd rather get a scratched faded car which hasn't been earlier repainted instead of buying an already repainted/touched car & God knows what underneath that make up to save money properly if I have to be budget conscious. If you should then save properly & if not then spend without thinking.

    My mind frame was to save money as this will be a run around car for school & market duties.

    I got my hands on a 2007 Oriel Prosmatec with originally 120000 on the clock (as maintainence book is there) almost in original paint with 2 rear pieces sprayed. Interior looks new, apart from detailing required & drive is exactly what a well maintained Reborn should be, a real charm. Everything in perfect working form, from lights to ac to driving experience.

    THE CATCH IS: some paint is faded, scratches/raggar somewhere. In a nutshell it's almost original but dull in looks. I fell for it as price i managed to bargain was unbelievable even by standards of an accidented repaired car

    Will take delivery & immediately give it for bake painting. It's kind of a project car in terms of restoring the looks back to charming.

    Pictures and updates coming soon

    EDITS & COSTS UPDATED
    Car Cost: 1,000,000
    Foreign model Rear Trunk: 10,000 from Bilal Gunj
    Original Rear Bumper: 6,000
    Front headrest pair, foreign oem: 3,000
    Emblems and Logos, Orig from Honda: 2,700 (H logo and VTi excluded as previous ones like new)
    Oem shape DVD Screen + Cam: 18,000
    Blowtherm Paint Booth charges: 7,000
    Left footboard panel new: 2,000
    Oriel indicator side mirrors after adjusting standard mirrors: 5,000
    Front windscreen: 10,000
    Front Original Bumper: 5,900
    Rear Thai wheel bearing pair new: 8,700
    Paint Job: 50,000
    Interior seats, leather gear & steering stitching: 10,500
    Oem rims after adjusting old: 8,000
    Tyres after adjusting old: 7,000
    Sun Visors: 2,000
    Front shocks and shock mounts new: 30,000
    TOTAL COST: 1,185,800


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    Quote Originally Posted by arkhitekt View Post
    Non genuine bumpers have following few problems despite about half the price, a) fitting issues, b) a slight bump and they crack wide open, c) it's stupid to waste the paint expense on something disposable.
    With original ones, minor bumps and hits don't do much visual damage and usually the bumper stays in place.
    So either get a disposable one and keep getting it every now and then or get an original one which will last 3-4 years in same circumstances.


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    Quote Originally Posted by arkhitekt View Post
    shahid bhai in action

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    Quote Originally Posted by manobilla16 View Post
    shahid bhai in action

    You know Shahid bhai?


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    Shahid bhai in further action as of this morning a few minutes ago.


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    Finally, Allah ka Shukar hai it's on the way to Paint booth. More updates coming as per progress.


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    Dear Paint Booth, please wait till the cleaning and packings have been done


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    Whats the total cost of the paint job?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bilalicious View Post
    Whats the total cost of the paint job?

    Sent from my SM-N920C using PW Forums mobile app
    Have not decided the final exact cost with Shahid bhai yet. Since he's been doing my work for the last 11 years so no worries.


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    Done with the paint. Clearcoat, Lacquer and Hardener to follow in a while


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    Quote Originally Posted by arkhitekt View Post

    yes i know him. have been often to his shop. Also lives nearby

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