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Old 10-18-2007, 04:17 AM   #1
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Default Rear bumper clearcoat seems faded

What can I do? I'm going to have two exhaust pipes sticking out of it soon, so I want it to look nice. There is a spot one the right where the previous owner must have backed into something (right on the right side bonneville badge) that I wanted to try and wetsand, paint, and clear. But I'm afraid if I clear that, it'* going to be the only place that will be nice and shiney on the bumper lol. Here'* a pic... not really obvious, but it'* definitely duller than the rest of the car.

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Basic - Wash, Polish, Wax.

Intermediate - Take it to a professional

Pro - Have it repainted

*What I would do*
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You should take it to a good bodyshop & ask them if they can fix it without painting.
Maby a good polish & wax will get it shiny again. If you dont know how to polish... I would recomend to practice in a friend'* car before you do yours.
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lol @ practice in a friend'* car. No. I have probably a hundred and fifty dollars in detailing supplies, but no buffer. My last on blew up, and my new one is a rotary and it is satan. Buying the UDM as soon as I get the cash. I'm thinking a body shop will rape me out the *** on something I really don't want to spend cash on. If it'* that bad, I'll borrow a friend'* paint gun, buy paint and paint and clear it myself.
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