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Old 07-20-2005, 07:03 PM   #1
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I am losing alot of paint off my front bumper

any suggestions on what to do to keep the paint from flaking until i can get it resprayed?

also is it possible to sand and/or bondo the fiberglass?I have some scrapes as well..and i'm not sure if i should totally replace the bumper or as I said just have it resprayed...[/b]
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Your bumper cover should be a rubber like material, not fiberglass. I have no idea about fixing it w/bondo.

On the paint, I doubt you have any possbile options except maybe pressure washing the flakes off and hitting it with a spray can of touch up.
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Your bumper cover should be a rubber like material, not fiberglass. I have no idea about fixing it w/bondo.

On the paint, I doubt you have any possbile options except maybe pressure washing the flakes off and hitting it with a spray can of touch up.
im not too good with body work but i would think that bondo wouldnt work well on the flexible bumper cover, one small impact and the whole thing could potentailly flex and crack the bondo loose from the bumper
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Your bumper cover should be a rubber like material, not fiberglass. I have no idea about fixing it w/bondo.

On the paint, I doubt you have any possbile options except maybe pressure washing the flakes off and hitting it with a spray can of touch up.
im not too good with body work but i would think that bondo wouldnt work well on the flexible bumper cover, one small impact and the whole thing could potentailly flex and crack the bondo loose from the bumper
yeah I was thinking bondo would not work for that same reason...blah..i suppose I'll just get a new one...which means a longer wait so i'll have to spray can it..

Is it possible to find spray touch up in my factory color?
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I've found it for most of the cars I've had.
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go to the local parts store and see if they have the color, most are available in touch up bottles like nail polish.. it might be a little harder to find it in a spray can...
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good deal..i'll go check it out
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Check out this site. They have what you need!

https://www.paintscratch.com/cgi-bin/place_order2.cgi
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If not I'm sure GMpartsidrect will have the 5 oz. cans of your color, just check the RPO codes. A member on this sitegave me the part number for gmpd for my color, I'm sure someone can help you.
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Check out this site. They have what you need!

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ahhh perfect!...thanks alot: )
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