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Old 04-24-2013, 08:32 AM   #1
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Front bumper cover?

Does anyone know where I can get an unpainted GT front bumper for my v6? My dealer says he can get me one for $240 just wondering if this was a good price.
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Call your closest Roush dealer. They pull bumpers all day and waste them to put their Roush bumpers on.
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Does anyone know where I can get an unpainted GT front bumper for my v6? My dealer says he can get me one for $240 just wondering if this was a good price.
Late model restoration has some. But yeah roush pulls them in body color
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So far my dealership is cheapest. I need it unpainted to match the 2yr old paint on my car
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Paint your whole car then!
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Paint your whole car then!
Haha. Would the difference be very noticeable? If I bought a takeoff?
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I don't think so. Mine is a year old and I just bought Eleanor quarter window louvers and the match is perfect. Granted, my baby gets waxed every single weekend... Rain or shine, I figure out a way.
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I don't think so. Mine is a year old and I just bought Eleanor quarter window louvers and the match is perfect. Granted, my baby gets waxed every single weekend... Rain or shine, I figure out a way.
Same here I'm just going to order takeoff
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Dude, just go down to a Roush dealer and ask to look at it next to your pony, but I will tell you, if you wax a lot and take care of your pony, you won't be able to tell unless you're inspecting up close. But only because the bumper will be pristine, and the body will have micro-abrasion.
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Dude, just go down to a Roush dealer and ask to look at it next to your pony, but I will tell you, if you wax a lot and take care of your pony, you won't be able to tell unless you're inspecting up close. But only because the bumper will be pristine, and the body will have micro-abrasion.
Thanks puma. Only problem is the closest roush dealer to me is a 3 hr drive
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Ouch. Better to drive though... Just so you can be absolutely sure. However, I doubt your paint faded noticeably in two years. If it were me, I'd make the drive, mainly because I'm paranoid as ****.
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I bought mine from Ebay for $159.00

However, my son is an auto painter at a collision repair center. I get great deals on painting! They have a camera that they lay down onto the hood, deck, or any flat spot near where the replacement panel is to be installed. It takes a picture, then adjusts for any color fade and adjusts the color mix from the factory code. If your vehicle is only a couple of years old, the paint should be very close to factory. If not, it's been abused or subject to no wax and/or harsh outside conditions. Todays paints and clearcoat should give you several years of good paint color.

Should you or anyone buy used, get one that does not have any rips or gashes, as this will set you back some serious cash for a good body shop to repair. They make good epoxys to fix plastic tears and fill in gashes, but there are plenty of good used ones to choose from. The shipping can kill the price of a good deal though, so if you can buy locally from a junk yard around you, that would save. They are easily removed with a simple socket set (metric).
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Just curious

Does the gt bumper fit perfectly?
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Yup. Goes right on and opens up a whole new world of grilles and fascias.
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Haha. Would the difference be very noticeable? If I bought a takeoff?
Stock white vs after market painted white is different. The bumper will be whiter with the paint shop. Idk why.
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Yup. Goes right on and opens up a whole new world of grilles and fascias.
You can say that again!!!! I wanted fogs in the grill, and waited a couple of years for this to happen from the aftermarket. Never did, so off came the V6 bumper cover, and on came the GT one.

I now have the Boss lower lip valance on order. Best of all worlds with the GT bumper cover!
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If he buys an OEM takeoff from Roush, it'll be OEM, not paint shop color...

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You can say that again!!!! I wanted fogs in the grill, and waited a couple of years for this to happen from the aftermarket. Never did, so off came the V6 bumper cover, and on came the GT one.

I now have the Boss lower lip valance on order. Best of all worlds with the GT bumper cover!
+ a billion. I want to do it, and have extensively researched it... But can't get it in Germany. Fuuuck!
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Stock white vs after market painted white is different. The bumper will be whiter with the paint shop. Idk why.
Gotta find a body shop that can color match the stock color and compensate for any fade. It can be done. I've seen it. My son's body shop does it.

But it won't come from Earl Shibes "we paint any car for $99.95" type shops!
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Gotta find a body shop that can color match the stock color and compensate for any fade. It can be done. I've seen it. My son's body shop does it.

But it won't come from Earl Shibes "we paint any car for $99.95" type shops!
Lol yeah I got mine done on insurance. It's matched to the hood which is matched to the fenders. He did an amazing job for a total front end and custom paint in 2 weeks.
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If he buys an OEM takeoff from Roush, it'll be OEM, not paint shop color...

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+ a billion. I want to do it, and have extensively researched it... But can't get it in Germany.
Got any friends stateside that can help out with a purchase?
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Yeah, but it can't be shipped due to the fact it WILL get damaged... It'd have to have it shipped to a shop here freight... Which is too rich for my blood.
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Yea. It cost me $100.00 to have it shipped to my house via greyhound bus. They now ship to their nearest bus stop, then deliver it to the house. I have to say, the used parts yard that I bought from on ebay wrapped it in a thick, padded paper, then bubble wrapped the heck out of it, then put it in a box. It arrived perfect to my door.
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Yea. It cost me $100.00 to have it shipped to my house via greyhound bus. They now ship to their nearest bus stop, then deliver it to the house. I have to say, the used parts yard that I bought from on ebay wrapped it in a thick, padded paper, then bubble wrapped the heck out of it, then put it in a box. It arrived perfect to my door.
Do you happen to have their link?
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Yeah, but mine has to travel to Europe, then survive Air Force mail clerks, who (the bigger the package, the worse) throw everything and pour water on it, then kick it a little, then put it on the bottom of a fifteen foot wall of heavy mail, then drop kick it off the back of a truck... Not so safely arriving at a CMR, where the process repeats itself where I can pick it up.
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Do you happen to have their link?
I do (I keep all this stuff; wife thinks I'm too detailed!):

Customer Service URL: https://robertsstreetautoparts.com
Customer Service Email: rsautoparts@att.net
Customer Service Phone: 855-228-2596

Keep in mind that the price paid included shipping, and CONDITION. In other words, it was heavily surface scratched, but I was going to have it repainted (free by my son). They may have a perfect one with great paint, and in your color. The price will be higher. Ask them what they have. I'd stay away from any with rips/tears.
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I do (I keep all this stuff; wife thinks I'm too detailed!):

Customer Service URL: https://robertsstreetautoparts.com
Customer Service Email: rsautoparts@att.net
Customer Service Phone: 855-228-2596

Keep in mind that the price paid included shipping, and CONDITION. In other words, it was heavily surface scratched, but I was going to have it repainted (free by my son). They may have a perfect one with great paint, and in your color. The price will be higher. Ask them what they have. I'd stay away from any with rips/tears.
Awesome thanks
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I need some help guys

I installed the grill and bumper fine and took it to a shop to install the starkey wiring harness
It worked fine that day but the next day every time I tried to turn the car on it struggled
I didn't have time to take it to get checked and today it just didn't wanna turn on at all
I had to jump it with my cousins car.

I can only think of two things that could cause this

Either the shop wired something wrong
Or
I have too much using the battery and need a bigger one (I also have 2 12' subs with a 2500 w amp in my trunk)

Anyone experience this before? Could use any help at the moment..
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