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      04-13-2016, 04:25 PM   #1
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Slight bumper damage

My brother borrowed my car and ran over a short plastic pylon resulting scratches on the bumper (see picture). I took it to a generic body shop and they quoted me $750 to fix and repaint the bumper. This seems a bit excessive to me as I had my whole 4 door truck repainted for $950 last year in another state.

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      04-13-2016, 05:42 PM   #2
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You could buy a whole new bumper and have it professionally painted at that price. Major Ripoff....
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      04-13-2016, 08:10 PM   #3
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Get Dr. colorchip and do it yourself for $50. Won't be perfect but that area shouldn't be too apparent.
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cover up the damage with splitters..they'll make the bumper look nicer anyway. now's the time.
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cover up the damage with splitters..they'll make the bumper look nicer anyway. now's the time.

Exactly what I am doing to cover up my mangled lower bumper. Good advice.
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      04-14-2016, 12:24 PM   #6
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Thank you all. I guess it's time for a splitter!
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