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Re: plastic welding?

Huw Powell <audi@mediaone.net> wrote:

>I want to eliminate the irritatingly positioned cutout in my rear bumper
>so my exhaust work can be simpler.  Idea is to take a chunk form a donor
>bumper cover and cut'n'paste it in there so you can't tell it's been

>Anyone know if there are folks who do this sort of thing?

Yes, there are- at least here in Europe. Damage to bumpers is very common,
and replacement (with likely a repaint) is expensive. Repairs are getting
common. Specialists can repair almost anything, and even recreate the
original surface appearance (pebbling, leather effect). It's done on
dashboards, too- to remove mobile phone holder holes.