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How to Repair Your Plastic Bumper

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Adding Filler to the Repair Area
Bumper repair filler

Body filler applied to the outside of the bumper and sanded smooth.

photo by Adam Wright, 2013
Once the patch has set, you can start to add filler to the front. I recommend a fiberglass-reinforced filler (the green Bondo) for strength. Add thin layers allowing them to dry between applications. See the section on filler for more info. When you're finished, sand the are smooth.
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