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Old 11-09-2017, 07:18 PM   #1
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Bumper Prep

Hi
I was hoping someone could give me some advice regarding the preparation of a front plastic bumper pls?
The item is from a Volvo 850. It has probably been painted/filled etc 2/3 times in it's life so there is a fair amount of material to remove. There is also a crack to the 'lip' that is probably 3" long where the car has been towed at some point (the split in the plastic/filler is right below the towing eye).
From the perspective of a complete novice, what are the chances of me getting the bumper back to a good enough base where I can then take it to a body shop for paint? Would I need an electric sander etc and/or can any safe paint strippers be used?
Thanks in advance
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Old 11-09-2017, 07:24 PM   #2
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In all honesty I would just give to them and they will deal with the prep etc
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Old 11-09-2017, 07:58 PM   #3
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I was really trying to save money on labour. If it achievable, then I might be well served to spend a few weeks of evenings rubbing it down..
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