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How To Fix Big Bumper Slider Side Brackets.....
« on: 11 September 2011, 17:43 »
Right - Been Thinking about this for the last week and met a Guy today who came to pick up some parts from a MK2 I'm breaking and he wanted a bumper slider bracket also as his G60 has the same problem - Turns out he's a VW mechanic and told me how they do them at work and this is what I have just done today and I'm very happy with the results...

Tools Needed;


Broken Bracket....


Cut it into quarters;


Nick the wife's kitchen flame thrower (Whilst she's not looking)!!!


Heat up the bent over plastic and pull them off leaving a nice amount of plastic on he bracket (Careful not to over heat them and damage the paintwork)


Put New Bracket in Place;



Now Heat up the star socket and bend over the remaining plastic from the mounts;


Use some stainless steel self taper screws;



Re-attach the bumper to the car.... Stand back and admire the finished job!!!  :laugh:





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Re: How To Fix Big Bumper Slider Side Brackets.....
« Reply #1 on: 11 September 2011, 17:54 »
awesome write up and good pictures.. simple but effective  :smiley:
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Re: How To Fix Big Bumper Slider Side Brackets.....
« Reply #2 on: 11 September 2011, 18:03 »
awesome write up and good pictures.. simple but effective  :smiley:

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Re: How To Fix Big Bumper Slider Side Brackets.....
« Reply #3 on: 15 September 2011, 19:02 »
Good right up  :smiley:

I'm guessing you have to hack up another bumper for new brackets? Or are they available separately?

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Re: How To Fix Big Bumper Slider Side Brackets.....
« Reply #4 on: 15 September 2011, 19:33 »
Good right up  :smiley:

I'm guessing you have to hack up another bumper for new brackets? Or are they available separately?

Yeah but I had a couple of knacked ones.... I will be listing some spare brackets I have on the bay...

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Re: How To Fix Big Bumper Slider Side Brackets.....
« Reply #5 on: 16 September 2011, 10:31 »
Good right up  :smiley:

I'm guessing you have to hack up another bumper for new brackets? Or are they available separately?

Yeah but I had a couple of knacked ones.... I will be listing some spare brackets I have on the bay...

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Good to know. Trying to recall if the ones on the bumper I bought from you a while ago are alright. I've not even removed the packaging yet, you did such a good job I left it wrapped until I can afford to get it painted  :grin:

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Re: How To Fix Big Bumper Slider Side Brackets.....
« Reply #6 on: 22 September 2011, 12:02 »
Just to let you know guys part number on these is:

191 807 377A

There also available from VW Heritage under classic parts. :)

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Re: How To Fix Big Bumper Slider Side Brackets.....
« Reply #7 on: 26 September 2011, 20:26 »
Hi Ken,

Are the brackets the same for both the front and the back ?

Looked on the Heritage website and they aren't too expensive @£1.30 a piece.

Andy

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Re: How To Fix Big Bumper Slider Side Brackets.....
« Reply #8 on: 21 November 2011, 15:08 »
Hi

Can you tell me what size self tapping screws are required for this job?

Many thanks

Dave

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Re: How To Fix Big Bumper Slider Side Brackets.....
« Reply #9 on: 21 November 2011, 15:14 »
Hi

Can you tell me what size self tapping screws are required for this job?

Many thanks

Dave

No10's asst lengths... :smiley:

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