Some paint manufactures may require a tinted primer sealer to help achieve better coverage/ transparency of the basecoat.
The labor to tint the sealer is NOT INCLUDED in the included refinish time of applying sealer to new undamaged panels prior to basecoat. Material cost associated with tinting sealer is NOT INCLUDED in labor allowances.
The estimating databases are all intended to be used as a GUIDE ONLY – it is important to remember that the auto body professional performing the repair is in a position to thoroughly inspect, diagnose and identify the methodology and their unique cost of the vehicle damage repair.
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