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Old 08-11-2013, 03:57 PM   #1
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any way to fix severe paint spider-webbing?

Looks pretty bad. While I knew the web was there, I didn't notice the paint chips missing until today. Left bumperette is nearly as bad but no paint missing.

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Old 08-11-2013, 04:23 PM   #2
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looks like yours were painted at some point. just take them off, strip and repaint them?

painted my bumperettes for $60
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Old 08-11-2013, 04:25 PM   #3
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Looks like it's been hit.
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Old 08-11-2013, 04:29 PM   #4
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Looks like it's been hit.
Maybe? It's only on the bumperettes. The missing chips are recent, though. Remove and paint is something I thought about but I don't know much about it.
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Old 08-11-2013, 04:40 PM   #5
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The bumperettes stick out, when they stick out they get hit first... paint is not going to crack like that by itself unless the bumperette has been flexed by hitting or nudging something.
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Old 08-11-2013, 05:05 PM   #6
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The bumperettes stick out, when they stick out they get hit first... paint is not going to crack like that by itself unless the bumperette has been flexed by hitting or nudging something.
I mean I get that, but I'm just trying to figure out how to fix it or at least prevent more chips from falling off until I figure out what to do.
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Old 08-11-2013, 05:08 PM   #7
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When you pull the bumper to fix those, pick up some of these.

http://986forum.com/forums/general-discussions/47654-got-teenage-driver.html

Might keep this from happening again.
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Old 08-12-2013, 04:34 AM   #8
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Two choices:
  1. Do it yourself - search this site as there are many DIY's
  2. Pay to have someone do it for you - https://www.bumperplugs.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=4_41


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Two choices:
  1. Do it yourself - search this site as there are many DIY's
  2. Pay to have someone do it for you - https://www.bumperplugs.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=4_41


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Yeah I'm thinking of diy but don't wanna mess it up. Will have to try different searches later.
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Old 08-12-2013, 06:20 AM   #10
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Here is the link to what you are looking for. I did it myself and was very pleased with the results.

http://986forum.com/forums/general-discussions/30418-4-hours-$50-later.html
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Old 08-12-2013, 06:22 AM   #11
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Doesn't show where you are located, but I bought my paint from here. Canadian company based in Quebec

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