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    Overseas bumper groupbuy?

    Hello!
    I think we should look into the viability of USDM owners group-buying the skinny rear bumper from someone overseas. If anyone in a non-US market would be willing to see about purchasing some bumpers in bulk or something, or any other US market owners wanted to chime in regarding their willingness to buy a rear bumper...



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    What bumper are you talking about?

    I damaged my front bumper, so I'm looking into importing one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ares View Post
    What bumper are you talking about?

    I damaged my front bumper, so I'm looking into importing one.
    That lovely Houston traffic, huh?

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    Nope. Lovely Houston potholes.

    I was turning right and didn't notice this deep pothole. Pushed the right side bumper molding up, which in turn also bent the top bumper that meets the passenger right fender well.

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    Unfortunately, I'm referring to the non-US rear bumper, which is smaller and smoother than the one we get. The US version sticks out further, and has little reflectors on the sides.Good luck replacing your front bumper! Let us know how much it costs.

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    Some of us here in the philippines like the us spec extended bumpers (like me ) but tbh those reflectors are ugly imho

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    Gooney - that's funny... I guess we all want what we cannot have!

    Should organize a PH -> US bumper swap. I'm sure you could figure out something to do with the reflector... side-exit exhaust?

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    I prefer the first one

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    Agreed ^

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    I believe the larger bumper cover in North America is necessary to fit over the larger bumper underneath, required by North American safety standards.

    I could do without the reflectors though.. I will have to find a better use for those indents.
    Maybe sidelight halos for reverse?


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