I wouldn't. There are many black Bodies available on Ebay for like $125. Just grab one & switch your stuff over to it. Then keep the red one for later use.
2012 RIC 4003 M-G, Steve Harris Precision Bass, Roadworn P-Bass, Hartke LH1000, Carvin BX500, Avatar B210 & B115, Rickenbacker Club # 496, Jaguar club #103