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rt188
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Aug 20, 2017, 4:34 PM

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Want to know whats the best thing to use for a plastic bumper repair--looked at bondo and flexible filler glaze---two holes in it each about the size of my thumb on the back driver side corner----


Hammer Time
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Aug 20, 2017, 5:33 PM

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Those holes have to be solidly filled with something first and then you can use bondo to finish. If the original piece of the bumper is still there, use a heat gun to get it back into position.

We use a perforated, sticky drywall filler tape (Marine shrink tape) on the inside and then use a 3M super heavy duty epoxy on the inside, then get a good finish on the outside.

The epoxy requires a special gun and one time use mixing tip.










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Aug 20, 2017, 5:42 PM

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If you can find an old junky bumper, practice on that first. There is tons of information on the web for repairing plastic bumpers.





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(This post was edited by Discretesignals on Aug 20, 2017, 5:42 PM)






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