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unofficial city snowplow
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Wondering if anyone has any insight:

I have a chip on my front bumper right where it meets the fender. Basically, the corner has a minor chip, but it bothers the hell out of me, and makes it so that it doesn't flow right from bumper to fender.

Is a small chip like that repairable? What would need to be done, and what would it cost?
 

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unofficial city snowplow
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oh, yeah i have touch-up paint.

sorry, i should have been more specific. the actual polyurethane bumper itself is chipped, not just the paint. so the corner is sorta jagged. i'm wondering, because it's such a small chip, if a bodyshop would be able to rebuild the corner out of epoxy or something??
 

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maybe bondo it a little bit. :dunno:

hit up a few body shops and see what they say.
 

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unofficial city snowplow
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If its a paint chip, layer the touch up paint till it slightly higher than the rest of the surface. Then wet sand and buff.
nope, not a paint chip. well the paint is missing but it's because the little chip is in the polyurethane. i was just wondering if people thought that this could be repaired before i drive around getting quotes.
 

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Duraglass it, sand it and touch up paint it. dont use bondo
 

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unofficial city snowplow
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Duraglass it, sand it and touch up paint it. dont use bondo
yeah, i was thinking of using maybe a little bit of fiberglass cloth and then duraglass overtop. it'll just be hard to actually re-build the corner i think.

i'll post a pic tonight, i took one but had to run off to soccer.
 

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yeah, i was thinking of using maybe a little bit of fiberglass cloth and then duraglass overtop. it'll just be hard to actually re-build the corner i think.

i'll post a pic tonight, i took one but had to run off to soccer.
Just make sure you mask off real close to where the damage is so you dont over sand the area and makes it easier to cover with touch up paint. it shouldn't be that hard, I do it often at work.
 
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