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Hello everyone,<p>I was wondering... can the rough part of the bumper be repaired? I discovered numerous scratches on the gray plastic part of the bumper... PDR maybe?? I don't think replacing is an option. Thanks!<p>- Ryan
 

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Re: Scratch on rough part of bumper. (LiLaZnDJBoY)

Front or rear?<br>The fronts are only cheap replacement strips, the rear is part of the bumper
 

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Re: Scratch on rough part of bumper. (JRL)

always can go get one from the junk yard and swap it out. lots of cars get hit in the front and you can score a new one in the same color.
 

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Re: Scratch on rough part of bumper. (JRL)

hello JRL,<p>its the rear bumper. is there any way that it can be repairable?
 

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Re: Scratch on rough part of bumper. (p0cket penguins)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>p0cket penguins</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">always can go get one from the junk yard and swap it out. lots of cars get hit in the front and you can score a new one in the same color.</TD></TR></TABLE><br>He said the <B>ROUGH</B>, (black plastic) which means it's an 04 or earlier
 

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Re: Scratch on rough part of bumper. (LiLaZnDJBoY)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>LiLaZnDJBoY</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">hello JRL,<p>its the rear bumper. is there any way that it can be repairable?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Sure, just mask it off (carefully) from the rest of the bumper and gently spray bomb it with gray/black bumper paint, (any automotive store).<br>You can get creative (filler) if it has a large gouge but if you spray the whole piece you probably won't even see it.<br>I just did an entire XC, ALL the black moldings and large bumpers, one hour of masking, <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"> 10 minutes <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> to do two coats, looks better than new
 

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Re: Scratch on rough part of bumper. (JRL)

thanks for the advice! i really like that idea because the gray trim around the car is starting to fade... i will look in to that. thanks again! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>- ryan
 

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It's quite easy and on a regular car the masking could take you all of 15 minutes
 
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