New 9C1 in WA

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New 9C1 in WA

Post by Sokruhlica » Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:23 am

Hello! Just recently picked up 2012 9C1 and this is my first post. Picked her up as retired State Patrol rig. Lived its life locally, running up and down the I-5 corridor. Seems to have been really well taken care of. Anyone know where to get a new or used front bumper cover? It's got some holes from the old push bar that I'm already sick of looking at!
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Re: New 9C1 in WA

Post by CrashTestDummy » Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:07 pm

Welcome! You just have to search the various cars and parts for sale web sites to find a car that's been t-boned, or pasted in the back pretty hard. Good luck finding one without those slots, though. They're a pretty common mod.

Our black '12 had those slots, but I didn't see them until the car was delivered. They covered the holes with black vinyl tape, which did a pretty good job, initially. Time, car washings and rain hitting the tape at 70 MPH+ have taken their toll. I do have some thin surface-mount LED lights I'm planning to mount there that will serve as auxiliary lighting. I'll install them when I pull the cover off to install the foglights.
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Re: New 9C1 in WA

Post by Mooseman » Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:31 pm


Maybe a body shop can fill those in. Shouldn't be too hard for them.

Otherwise looks like a straight solid machine.
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Re: New 9C1 in WA

Post by smwalker » Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:21 am

Yea body shops fill holes in bumpers all day long mainly because insurance companies won't pay for new ones any longer unless the hole is bigger than your head.
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