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Post by 77malibu77 on Tue Jun 22, 2010 1:23 pm

blasphemy not worth 300 is there chrome paint i can get and just sand out the scratch
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Post by The Dude on Tue Jun 22, 2010 1:39 pm

Nope, it'll look worse with the "so called" chrome paint. Trust me, you might as well be spraying any other silver color.
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Post by 77malibu77 on Tue Jun 22, 2010 4:10 pm

kk, i might just leave the scratch lol
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Post by 77malibu77 on Tue Aug 03, 2010 6:53 pm

today i tucked in the front bumper on my el camino, turned out pretty noice lol. (no pictures yet)
has anyone tucked the rear bumper on a el camino? i know its possible because i seen a dark blue el camino on here where it had both bumpers tucked nicely. anyone remember this elky? someone on here was trying to get them to join g3gm.
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Post by The Dude on Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:27 am

If I had an Elky, I would try to find/fab a roll pan & just do away with the bumper all together.
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Post by 77malibu77 on Wed Aug 04, 2010 12:35 pm

Rago wrote:If I had an Elky, I would try to find/fab a roll pan & just do away with the bumper all together.

that would be cool but it kinda would look funky with just the front bumper being chrome. unless i did the roll pan and then painted the front bumper black, but kinda like the chrome bumpers.
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Post by 77malibu77 on Thu Aug 05, 2010 3:40 pm

got the front bumper fillers in and i had to do alot of cutting on the side fillers because its a gmc sprint bumper and the ends are more rounded off. looks nice but i am just doing the fitting right now and it fits well, next step paint. and i need to get all new bumper bolts (the nut is rounded off) any ideas? ace hardware?
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Post by 74Malibu383 on Thu Aug 05, 2010 5:14 pm

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Post by 77malibu77 on Thu Aug 05, 2010 5:32 pm

74Malibu383 wrote:Vice grips

lol i already got them off. i am asking where can i get new bumper bolts? the other ones i had to grind off because they were being stubborn.
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Post by The Dude on Thu Aug 05, 2010 5:33 pm

The Paddock.... whoops.

Most places like OPGI or Year One SHOULD have some generic bumper bolts. Otherwise, IDK......
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Post by 77malibu77 on Thu Aug 05, 2010 5:44 pm

lol guess ill just try ace hardware first
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Post by 74Malibu383 on Thu Aug 05, 2010 5:47 pm

Are you talking about the ones that you can see on the outside of the bumper? They're pretty much just carriage bolts right? Any hardware store would carry them.
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Post by maliburacinfreak on Thu Aug 05, 2010 10:10 pm

77malibu77 wrote:got the front bumper fillers in and i had to do alot of cutting on the side fillers because its a gmc sprint bumper and the ends are more rounded off.
i owned a 77 sprint and a 76 elky at the same time. im damn sure they had the same bumpers

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Post by 77malibu77 on Thu Aug 05, 2010 10:22 pm

maliburacinfreak wrote:
77malibu77 wrote:got the front bumper fillers in and i had to do alot of cutting on the side fillers because its a gmc sprint bumper and the ends are more rounded off.
i owned a 77 sprint and a 76 elky at the same time. im damn sure they had the same bumpers

lol sorry my el camino is a el camino classic. they had the bigger heavier bumpers
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Post by 77malibu77 on Wed Aug 18, 2010 6:46 pm

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Post by The Dude on Wed Aug 18, 2010 8:17 pm

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Post by 77malibu77 on Wed Aug 18, 2010 8:41 pm

now all i need is some centerline wheels
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Post by driveit on Sat Apr 27, 2013 8:02 am

77malibu77 not sure if you would even see this post, but do you have any updated photos of your ride after the bumper work? Just curious.
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