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Old 06-21-2005, 09:53 AM   #1
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Front Bumper

Does anybody out there know approx. how much it would cost to replace the front bumper? Mines is in bad shape with a bunch of deep scrates and light cracks. The price you pay for having a car in Manhattan!

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Old 06-21-2005, 11:28 AM   #2
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I've contemplated this also....

as its one area of my car that has seen its share of rocks, etc....I have a bunch of chipped up spots all over the front bumper....From a distance you don't even know their there, but up close you can really see them.....Probably a good sanding, priming and repainting would make it look like new...

Your bumper is actually cracked thru? That might require a new one, but don't quote me.....I've seen front ends in the 800-1000 range if I'm not mistaken, and most of those were unpainted....Hopefully someone whos done this chimes in....I know LA Dismantlers usually carries these.....
1998 Guards Red Black/Black 5 sp.

Work done '06 :Replaced bad hose and clamps from reservoir tank
oil change and filter
replaced seals on both cam covers
brakes bled and refilled
Replaced bent rear right lower control arm
Front air dams and 3 underbody panels replaced
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Old 06-21-2005, 07:22 PM   #3
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I just got into an accident where the front fender got damaged and needs to be replaced.

I got a quote for $1200, with parts, painting & installation.

That's for a 987 bumper. My car was only 6 weeks old
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Old 06-21-2005, 08:14 PM   #4
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Contact Sam at The Speed Gallery in Studio City, CA.


I had a 996 turbo bumper on my car buy couldn't take the daily scrapes, so he painted and installed a boxster s bumper on mine for like $500 or so...??? Whatever it was, it was not expensive. They're really cool over there...genuine porsche lovers who aren't out to rip you off like mad...
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Old 06-22-2005, 05:50 AM   #5
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I would call Bumper Medic or someone like that before I sprung for a new bumper. I have had some severely beat up bumpers repaired quite nicely without having to replace the skin.

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