Thought of painting your grey bumpers?

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Re: Thought of painting your grey bumpers?

Post by caddash » Thu Sep 29, 2011 5:30 pm

Jonny@PureDetail wrote:I would personally leave all the grill part unpainted... looks more defined.
me too mate i think they look a bit daft unpainted tho, so personally save time and effort and get a touran bumper with seperate grille
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Re: Thought of painting your grey bumpers?

Post by Jonny@PureDetail » Thu Sep 29, 2011 8:43 pm

Luckily the caddy I have just purchased has a touran bumper already :-)

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Re: Thought of painting your grey bumpers?

Post by paulcoltech » Wed Oct 05, 2011 10:30 pm

i painted mine.
but left the lower grill section unpainted..

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Re: Thought of painting your grey bumpers?

Post by JonDogg » Sun Oct 09, 2011 2:00 am

paulcoltech wrote:i painted mine.
but left the lower grill section unpainted..

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that actually looks really nice
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Re: Thought of painting your grey bumpers?

Post by minimig » Mon Jun 25, 2012 10:27 pm

paul your paint job looks good did you get it done in the southwest?

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Re: Thought of painting your grey bumpers?

Post by Theanimalcaddy » Sat Oct 20, 2012 12:12 am

Has anybody done this with white ?

I've been thinking about it ?

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Re: Thought of painting your grey bumpers?

Post by Theanimalcaddy » Wed Nov 07, 2012 2:08 pm

Nobody then lol

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Re: Thought of painting your grey bumpers?

Post by stone174 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:01 am

It looks a bit like this in white (with the ribs deleted):

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Re: Thought of painting your grey bumpers?

Post by stone174 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:05 am

Or like this in Raven Blue:

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Re: Thought of painting your grey bumpers?

Post by Theanimalcaddy » Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:31 pm

Is that an original grey bumper under that white then dude ?

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Re: Thought of painting your grey bumpers?

Post by ERU » Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:53 pm

Is there a definitive guide to painting bumpers? I've done it a few times in the past but it always fades after about a year.

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Re: Thought of painting your grey bumpers?

Post by DownhillMaxi » Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:21 am

stone174 wrote:Or like this in Raven Blue:

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This I the look I'm after as my maxi is blue, as I don't have time or funds to source, paint and fit a touran front end

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Re: Thought of painting your grey bumpers?

Post by DownhillMaxi » Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:21 am

stone174 wrote:Or like this in Raven Blue:

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This I the look I'm after as my maxi is blue, as I don't have time or funds to source, paint and fit a touran front end

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Re: Thought of painting your grey bumpers?

Post by stone174 » Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:28 am

Theanimalcaddy wrote:Is that an original grey bumper under that white then dude ?
It is. But with the corner ribs removed - a few people on here have done it, requires a bit of plastic welding/filling.

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Re: Thought of painting your grey bumpers?

Post by Satchmo » Mon Nov 12, 2012 12:33 pm

I have been thinking of doing this to mine too. Went to a local paint shop and they said that it can be quite difficult to do due to there being wax in the molded bumpers which will lead to the paint eventually flaking. How have these bumpers been prepped for the paint please?

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