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Old 10-30-2017, 12:02 AM   #11
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SVT bumpers are SCARCE - anything repairable at ALL is worth saving/repairing.
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Yeah I'd let that bumper release tension too. Cold weather coming, it's good to release tension on plastic in warmer weather if you want good rebound there. The longer the plastic parts stay in a forced warp and add some hot/cold temperature swings and then they do not rebound so well.
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Fix that bumper in an hour.
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Thanks for the tips on the bumper guys. I really hope it will flex back because the chance of finding one is looking slim. Went to my Ford dealer and almost everything is discontinued or insane expensive. I asked about the weather stripping around the wiper shroud; $200 just for the two end pieces.

ArcticMynx, it looks like those headlights have built in turn signals, am I correct on that because I have needed a set like that for so long. Please let me know if you want to sell them and for how much.

Unrelated to the accident, but I had just started work on removing the trim piece from the hatch before this happened. I was planning on painting it, but I ended up snapping all but one bolt; so I started looking around for a new one. I actually posted in the Want to Buy section on here and have not had any luck. Which, is why I did post in there for a bumper; maybe I still should. Anyway, if anyone has one or knows where I could find one, especially if it's already painted, let me know.
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Sorry Bro. Somebody hit me a few weeks ago in a grocery lot. Bummer! My son found me a new bumper at a the pick a part place and most is all good. Good luck. Take that total money and do a search for body parts. It's a pain, but can get it good again. Sorry man! Being an SVT, it's hard to get parts. I was lucky
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xD try finding year matching SAP parts that haven't been plowed over a curb xD every SAP bumper in the scrappers is pretty much just that scrap and ive driven to several yards trying to find them to see if anyone here would like the kit
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Just a quick update.

So my Dad pulled everything apart and pounded the fender as straight as he could. Put it back together and everything seems to fit fine. Said there was only a small amount of frame damage, so that is good.

All I need now for the car to be fine to drive is the headlight. If need-be, I can find a straight replacement, however; I really want a set that has built in blinkers because I haven't had any since I put in the Euro grill.

ArcticMynx, you said you had a set. Please let me know if you do and if you want to sell. Otherwise I am looking at a set from MC and one from Spyder Auto.

Anyway, once the headlights are in, I will just be driving it till I find a new fender and bumper.
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That car is going to have a branded or salvage title, don't know the term in Colorado. You are going to need paint work done anyway so just fix the bumper. Harbor Freight sells heat guns for like 10 or 20 bucks. They're junk but you don't need it for long. Heat the area that is warped from the inside until the outside feels very hot. Move the gun around so you don't melt any one spot of the bumper. Pull the bumper back into the shape you need it to be and hold it until it cools or have someone spray cool water on it to cool is quickly.

If the flange that bolts to the fender isn't torn it is a super easy fix. If it is it could be plastic welded or stapled so it holds.

Guys at Maaco could probably even fix it, having it painted at a regular production body shop that does insurance work will be insanely expensive. For a totaled car that isn't worth that much to begin with that it.
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Try eBay for parts.
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