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Old 12-24-2011, 10:35 AM   #1
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Front Bumper Repair

While driving // to the Baja 1000 race course, I fell into a farmer's booby trap (approx. 3'widex3' deep w/large rocks in bottom, covered w/brush).
Aside from a big bang, no real damage.
However there is a softball-sized dent in right front bumper right under fog light - though no damage to fog light.
Obviously a higher clearance plate bumper would have been the answer, and may be when I have $$$.
For now though, can you heat up the plastic bumber with a heat gun and push/pull/whatever dents out - or does it have to be replaced?
Thought I'd ask before pulling it off.
Any experience??
Thanks, Mike
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Old 12-24-2011, 12:17 PM   #2
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ya you should be able to just heat on the inside of the bumper
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Old 12-24-2011, 12:52 PM   #3
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body shops are able to repair the plasic bumper covers so ide say add some heat and see what happens.cant hurt and save ya some time and money
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