Honda Civic 1998 Bumper Repair


Old 06-07-06, 07:55 AM
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Question Honda Civic 1998 Bumper Repair

Some moron clipped my right rear bumper in a parking lot leaving a large scrape and a two-inch vertical crack where the bumper goes under the trunk. Can I repair the crack with some kind of epoxy cement? Is it a complicated job? Will a simple spray-over do for the scrape paint job or is some special surface preparation necessary? I am assuming the bumper is plastic. I am a novice DIY as far as bodywork is concerned. Thanks.
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Old 06-07-06, 09:20 AM
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If you search the archives you should come up with several previous discussions on the subject that were quite extensive. Another option is to get a replacement bumper cover from someplace like here:

The downside is that you will either have to leave it unfinished or pay to get it painted.
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