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Old 02-03-2004, 03:24   #1 (permalink)
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I've got a small dent in my ED's bumper bar (grey plastic part) from by the looks a tow ball (about the size of a matchbox). I was wondering if anyone knows a good place in brisbane where I can get it fixed?

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You could try KwikFix, their head office is next to where i work, they also do work there. They also have mobile units which come out and do repairs. Not really too sure if it will be able to be fixed, i have the same problem, but on the silver bit on the rear bumper thanks to the trailer
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Fill it with body filler and paint the bumper a pretty colour :)
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I think the bars have that dotty appearence so you would have to do the whole thing. It may be cheaper to source one froma wreakers.
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You can actually get what they call 'texture' coat,, that will give it that dotty look
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The cheapest way is to fill it with a body filler designed for plastic repair. This type of filler is very flexible and will flex with the bumper if another bump occurs. Also the silver strip is a body stripe which pulls out so a new one can be put in.
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I like the body filler idea, sounds nice and cheap lol. How about the colour match though? Do they come in different shades? Thanks for the replies guys. This could save me a fair bit.

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Just paint the Grey bit body colour, lloks heaps more moden.
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I would but the problem is morney, being a uni student and all, so i'm looking at the cheapest solution possible. Dad seems to think they can melt in a new peice of plastic, like they do in a cracked dash, is this possible?

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has your mum or g/freind have a good hot hair dryer , get it warm enough and start pressing on it bumpers are only a pollimer plastic panel beaters use smae method to get most of the dent out
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