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Is there any places out there that produce G-body Bumpers?

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Is there any places out there that produce G-body Bumpers?

Postby 86Limited on Wed Oct 14, 2009 5:30 pm

Seems I'm only having luck on Ebay for a decent none dented and somewhat rust free used rear bumper. With tempertures In the 90's I dont want to even attempt a junkyard feild trip now a days. My bumper Is in great shape all but one lower corner where the rust has broke through and Its just killing me looking at It. Is there any places to get a replacement bumper new preferably for an 86 regal out there?
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Re: Is there any places out there that produce G-body Bumpers?

Postby 1evilregal on Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:18 pm

you'd probably come out cheaper to buy one from a junkyard and have it rechromed, than buy one one unseen on line, and pay through the nose for shipping.... just my $.02 :|
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Re: Is there any places out there that produce G-body Bumpers?

Postby Minion1186 on Wed Oct 14, 2009 11:24 pm

Around here(PA)a lot of swap meets like carlisle and allentown meets tend to have this compnay there named bumper bros...or bumper boys,anyway they have a pamplet you can take and under oldsmobile they have 81-88 cutlass.Never bought one form them as they're expensive,i have found good conditioned ones in junkyards and lucked out by getting a muddy one for $15 at a yard

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Re: Is there any places out there that produce G-body Bumpers?

Postby 86Limited on Thu Oct 15, 2009 2:46 pm

1evilregal wrote:you'd probably come out cheaper to buy one from a junkyard and have it rechromed, than buy one one unseen on line, and pay through the nose for shipping.... just my $.02 :|



I actually went yesterday to a place that does chrome plating, after telling me that they would have to do some re-welding to fix the badly rusted through spots and then re-chrome the cost would be around $700 or so. I nearly choked! I said :wtf: & thanks and was on my way. Ill be hitting some junk yards or Ebay.
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Re: Is there any places out there that produce G-body Bumpers?

Postby 86Limited on Thu Oct 15, 2009 2:50 pm

Minion1186 wrote:Around here(PA)a lot of swap meets like carlisle and allentown meets tend to have this compnay there named bumper bros...or bumper boys,anyway they have a pamplet you can take and under oldsmobile they have 81-88 cutlass.Never bought one form them as they're expensive,i have found good conditioned ones in junkyards and lucked out by getting a muddy one for $15 at a yard


$15 dollars, man that would be an opportunity I couldn't pass up. Nice find.
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Re: Is there any places out there that produce G-body Bumpers?

Postby Blake442 on Thu Oct 15, 2009 6:28 pm

Be patient until you find a nice clean core, then have it rechromed.

At the restoration shop I worked at for the past several years, we took our bumpers to a place here in St. Paul.
Bumpers that were twice the size of a G-body bumper were only $500 to have redone, so I imagine that one for a Cutlass or Regal would be considerably less.
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Re: Is there any places out there that produce G-body Bumpers?

Postby 1evilregal on Thu Oct 15, 2009 9:27 pm

86Limited wrote:
1evilregal wrote:you'd probably come out cheaper to buy one from a junkyard and have it rechromed, than buy one one unseen on line, and pay through the nose for shipping.... just my $.02 :|



I actually went yesterday to a place that does chrome plating, after telling me that they would have to do some re-welding to fix the badly rusted through spots and then re-chrome the cost would be around $700 or so. I nearly choked! I said :wtf: & thanks and was on my way. Ill be hitting some junk yards or Ebay.



that's why I said to find a decent one to have rechromed.............
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