Re-painting bumper covers?

Tom Nas tnas at
Tue May 15 08:53:56 EDT 2001

Per Lindgren <lindgre at> wrote:

> > Hi all,
> >
> > As my beater 80 is now mechanically sound, I'm turning my attention to
> > improving its looks. One of the least attractive parts on the car is the
> > rear bumper cover that's painted gloss black, not matching the front cover
> > which is partly body-coloured as it should be.
>As it should be? Most T89 Audi 80's have unpainted black bumpers. The 90 had
>painted bumpers.

True. Mine has the optional painted lower bumpers, mirror housings and door 
handles. Looks very good, IMO. If it wouldn't already have it, I'd've 
painted these parts myself.

Thanks for your painting input.

Regards, Tom

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