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Hi guys.

I've got a Viggen bumper to spray and fit soon. I was thinking of smoothing some bits off etc, but as I've never done any filler work on a flexible item like a bumper before, I need to know what products etc I should be using.

I know that if I use body filler it will crack eventually as the bumper moves. Are there flexible products available? If so, anyone got any idea what I'd be looking for?

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The bumper only moves when you hit stuff, and if you plan on hitting things, best to put that vig bumper to somebody moredeserving


My catalog kit is put on and molded in with bondo and no cracks so far (been on there more than a year) and its been through a little rear end accident (my fault, but less than 5 mph) with no bad effects. Thats probably all you could expect from a stock bumper as well.

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Well I am sorta planning on hitting stuff, because the car is quite low already and with the Vig bumper on chances are that I'm going to scrape it a few times...

Cheers anyway though!

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I used some bumper filler picked up from Halfords, it worked OK too.
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Nice one Raggy, time to go shopping I think!

Still can't decide if I want to smooth the top strip or not, suggestions?
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