$500??! sounds to cheap to me... for a full spray, incl. engine bay, in show car finish you are looking at thousands.
If you stay the original colour it is a tad easier. darker colours will show inperfections.
It helps when you have a race car spray painter for a step mum lol
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I stripped the car back 2 the shell myself, he did the dents, rust, fitted the kit and primed it, I rubbed it back and he sprayed it, then I put it back togther.
it cost me $550 for paint (thinners, primer, clear, hardner etc..) and $600 for labour, and as you can see, its a top job :)
i got my car done for $2400
that included all dents fixed and colour change to blueprint
insurance paid for about $1000 as i was side swiped
got everything painted and except engine bay
stipped and put the car back together myself and saved heaps
but it took 6 weeks
got pics from start to finish if anyone wants to see
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