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Old 06-14-2012, 05:45 PM   #1
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Rear bumper replacement

My rear bumper is damaged dented in about 4 inches in on the very right corner. I live in southern California, and was wondering where I should look for to buy a new replacement rear bumper at a good reasonable price. I'm not looking to get anything out of the ordinary like a body kit, just want my boxster to look the way I got it. I have a 1999 model boxster. If anyone who lives in the area knows a good place give me a PM or post on this thread. Any information regarding cost for a replacement would be nice too thank you.

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Old 06-14-2012, 06:35 PM   #2
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You can see if a dent repair specialist can fix it. Should cost a heck of a lot less than buying a new bumper.
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Old 06-14-2012, 08:37 PM   #3
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Another option would be salvage/junk yards. You can find perfectly good parts for a fraction of the cost of a new bumper.
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Old 06-14-2012, 08:43 PM   #4
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I had this fixed by a mobile paintless dent repair guy. I think it was about $250. Not perfect, but can't tell from 5' unless you really lookl close.


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I agree on the dent specialists. I believe they use heat in working the dent back into shape. LA Dismantlers may have a bumper and also ebay.
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It's cracked around and in the dent but thanks for the suggestions I will go and see if they can do something.
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Old 06-19-2012, 08:48 AM   #7
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My shop is able to repair damage to bumper's like the one shown in the picture. We have been in the bumper repair business for over 50 years. A job like this would cost about $200. Feel free to visit our website at Chrome 1. We are located in the socal area.

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