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98 Front Bumper Problem/Fixable or Not

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by LarrysWorld, Apr 25, 2013.

  1. Apr 25, 2013 at 1:34 PM
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    LarrysWorld

    LarrysWorld [OP] 05 Taquito

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    I bought this bumper for cheap but it has some damage from a fire. Is this fixable with bondo and sanding? Or are there other ways of fixing this?

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  2. Apr 25, 2013 at 1:40 PM
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    Mr. Biscuits

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    the bondo wont stick to it for long...and the paint will eventually crack bad. i'd say you're kind of SOL my friend :(
     
  3. Apr 25, 2013 at 1:41 PM
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    What about adding Fiber Glass to it?
     
  4. Apr 25, 2013 at 3:28 PM
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    isu2014

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    View the build. Too much to list.
    You could get a new valence cheap.
     
  5. Apr 25, 2013 at 10:59 PM
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    You got a link or know where to find one?
     
  6. Apr 26, 2013 at 9:38 AM
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    Mr. Biscuits

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    why do you need it. it looks as if you already have one
     
  7. Apr 26, 2013 at 1:44 PM
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    Have what?
     
  8. Apr 28, 2013 at 12:42 AM
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    a bumper
     
  9. May 1, 2013 at 8:31 PM
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    I just want to get it smooth again and not look ruined like it is now
     
  10. May 1, 2013 at 8:48 PM
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    it's tupperware...

    try using a heat gun (abadassblowdryer)
     
  11. May 2, 2013 at 11:11 AM
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    U can get a bumper valence cheap at Rockauto.com....only problem is sometimes shipping is more than the part, depending on what it is.

    If you live anywhere near the Mexican border in CA, this is a great place to buy cheap, but very serviceable parts. they have a shop in Nogales AZ not too far from where I live

    ...parts made in Taiwan, but they meet my needs

    might call them when doing comparison shopping...they carry mainly auto body parts, but also a few items like radiators.

    http://partsfitauto.com/

    hope that helps
     
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