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Bumper corners

Post by Mc Tool » Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:09 pm

Has anyone tried bumper corners from motomobile, they are copys and not cheap either .
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Re: Bumper corners

Post by Mr B » Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:35 pm

Hi MC,

I personally haven't tried that company but you are right their corner bumper's certainly ain't cheap, in fact none of what they sell is cheap, it would be nice to think they are expensive because of the quality, however in the world we live in......

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Re: Bumper corners

Post by Mc Tool » Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:45 am

Yeah I hear what your saying ,and Ive had a bit of a heads up on them , maybe not as plyable as would be good. I have my originals soaking in a bag of armourall and they have gone from grey to black again, but they might need some minor reshaping ......or I might just leave them alone ...least I "over fix " them :D
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Re: Bumper corners

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:37 am

Mc Tool wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:45 am
I might just leave them alone ...least I "over fix " them :D
If you want to repaint them, I can highly recommend this product:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ProXL-Tex-Te ... SwKQJc9RhU

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Re: Bumper corners

Post by Mc Tool » Mon Jan 27, 2020 7:09 am

Thanks Andrew ,I did consider painting them but......a while ago, 5years I tripped over a brand new dash pad ,which I fitted . I figured nothing to loose so I drenched the old one in armorall and it has softened up not to bad. So I went with that on the bumpers too , gee Id be surprised if paint would stick now ......but I did buy a can of that stuff :D be interesting to see which bunch of earth saving hypocrites tells me it cant be freighted :)
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Re: Bumper corners

Post by stevemarl » Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:38 am

I think I do have a spare one from Motomobil and TBH, I`m sure it`s almost indistinguishable from an O.E. I`ll try to check later to confirm.
I can second the textured paint, although I used a different brand, it`s the same idea. You can even repair the bumpers (i.e. if there`s a gouge in the plastic, repair with a flexible filler, reshape which will leave you with a smooth patch. Coating the whole area with the textured paint will then give an invisible repair. It`s as useful as Halfords Vinyl paint!
(Just in case you have trouble shipping, here`s a link to mine on ebay as an alternative. Ebay.com.au doesn`t seem to have anything like this - only from UK, which is odd?)
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/HB-Body-Aero ... w#shpCntId

Edit: just remembered, I did get one from Germany years ago, but it was a new old stock genuine one off ebay. Sorry!

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Re: Bumper corners

Post by STEVEW » Tue Jan 28, 2020 6:56 am

Hi McTool,

I can't say about the quality of the bumpers from "motomobil" and yes, some of their parts can be expensive but some can be reasonably priced.
I guess it depends on what you want and where you want it posted to.

I've bought a number of things from them and found their service excellent and most of their staff speak English.

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Re: Bumper corners

Post by Mc Tool » Tue Jan 28, 2020 7:55 am

Thanks stevew , it looks like a real treasure trove and no doubt I will wind up getting some stuff off them :D
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Re: Bumper corners

Post by Caprigear » Tue Jan 28, 2020 12:38 pm

Most of the pattern stuff is available in the U.K, certainly, bumpers, over riders, indicators and many other parts. It doesn't matter who lists them, they all come from the same original source.
I used to stock most of it but due to the high cost of bringing it into the country and the slow turnover I didn't want large amounts of cash tied up in slow moving items.
The crazy thing is that after I accounted for price of the item, carriage etc there was actually a better profit in good secondhand items rather than new reproduction.
I do still stock some of the reproduction parts and I can get others. Some I will not stock as I don't rate them but most are very good.
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