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Old 03-29-2005, 19:02   #1 (permalink)
Darren Thornton
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Question about an Escort Bumper

A few weeks ago someone hit the back of my 1995 Escort. It is a 2 DR
Hatchback. No one got hurt. We got another taillight. But finding
another rear bumper has been harder.
Are there any other models that would fit? My dad found one off a
1991 model. We had a similar accident back in 2001. That time we found
another bumper more easily. The car still works fine. You can hear a
rattling when at a red light. It comes from the side that got hit.

Sincerely,
Darren Thornton

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Old 03-29-2005, 20:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Question about an Escort Bumper

You can try www.car-part.com, I bet you will find one listed somewhere
in the continental U.S. or Canada.

Darren Thornton wrote:
> A few weeks ago someone hit the back of my 1995 Escort. It is a 2 DR
> Hatchback. No one got hurt. We got another taillight. But finding
> another rear bumper has been harder.
> Are there any other models that would fit? My dad found one off a
> 1991 model. We had a similar accident back in 2001. That time we

found
> another bumper more easily. The car still works fine. You can hear

a
> rattling when at a red light. It comes from the side that got hit.
>
> Sincerely,
> Darren Thornton


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Old 03-30-2005, 15:02   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Question about an Escort Bumper

I can get all I want for $43 at my local U-pull-it junkyard. If I go
there once a month for about 3 months I can usually even get one the
right color. I gotten hot several times in the past 2 years.

I have a 1995 Escort LX 2 Door hatchback. I think you need a bumper
only from a LX 2 Dr HB from 1993-1996. Could be 1994-1996, but I've
had no trouble even when limiting myself to 1995 or 1996's. There are
really that many out there.

http://www.car-part.com is where you go if you don't mind paying too
much.

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Old 03-31-2005, 09:01   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Question about an Escort Bumper

I wish I had a decent u-pull it in my area. Towns by me made it harder
and harder to do business for them. Not a percieved as a "clean"
business by many. Some people just don't appreciate the virtues of
junk vehicles.

scott_z500@my-deja.com wrote:
> I can get all I want for $43 at my local U-pull-it junkyard. If I go
> there once a month for about 3 months I can usually even get one the
> right color. I gotten hot several times in the past 2 years.
>
> I have a 1995 Escort LX 2 Door hatchback. I think you need a bumper
> only from a LX 2 Dr HB from 1993-1996. Could be 1994-1996, but I've
> had no trouble even when limiting myself to 1995 or 1996's. There

are
> really that many out there.
>
> http://www.car-part.com is where you go if you don't mind paying too
> much.


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Old 04-01-2005, 14:01   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Question about an Escort Bumper

"I wish I had a decent u-pull it in my area"

Then drive to an area which has a decent U-pull-it place. Frankly, I'd
drive to a neighboring state even if I was going to get enough stuff at
one.

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Old 04-01-2005, 14:01   #6 (permalink)
sleepdog@optonline.net
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Re: Question about an Escort Bumper

If I had one in my area I wouldn't have to drive to another state...
not to mention that if the feeling you get after driving if they don't
have the parts/cars you're looking for

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