Author Topic: PPF paint protection film yes or no?  (Read 1945 times)

Offline Cardy

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PPF paint protection film yes or no?
« on: 17 February 2019, 18:26 »
A friend of mine is trying to find a way to make PPF treatment cost effective for cars like ours so the question he has asked me to put you boys is what would you be happy to pay to have PPF on the front end only of you cars?

Or would you even bother having it fitted ?

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Re: PPF paint protection film yes or no?
« Reply #1 on: 17 February 2019, 22:06 »
Why is it currently not cost effective?
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Offline dubber36

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Re: PPF paint protection film yes or no?
« Reply #2 on: 20 February 2019, 15:10 »
It sounds to me like he has a pricing structure that is fine for expensive cars and owners that are happy to spend a lot of money, but it's not attracting people with 'lesser' cars. He can't have one price for one type of car and a different one for another. Charging less for 'lesser' cars will mean that he'll have to charge less for expensive cars too, as he's devalued the product/service.

With that in mind, he could end up attracting more business, but not earning any more money. I was once told by someone that does a similar job to me was that he'd doubled his prices, and as a result of that, only won half as much work as he used to get. Sounds like a plan to me.
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Offline Mikea

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Re: PPF paint protection film yes or no?
« Reply #3 on: 25 February 2019, 21:38 »
I have fitted PPF to my GTi got a quote for her Up! Gti but  :laugh: at a 10th of the price of the car it didn't happen.
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Offline Jim_mk7.5

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Re: PPF paint protection film yes or no?
« Reply #4 on: 11 March 2019, 15:18 »
Tend to be standard purchase for supercar owners these days as the cost vs car cost isn't too great. But almost same effort required to do a small hatchback. And for a lot of people these, they don't own or particular care about their £30-40k car hence why the hand car washes have queues are cars each weekend!
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