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Rear bumper

Postby frasern » Sat Dec 21, 2019 12:50 pm

I have a sedan bumper on my 67 conv. and want to get the correct one. I have not seen one up close, but it seems only the upper bar is unique. Can the sedan bar be modified to accept the rubber, or is there a flange missing? Not having it rechromed yet, but I will after the body work is ready, and want to have all the details lined up at that time. A picture would help, thank you.
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Re: Rear bumper

Postby LithiumCobalt » Sat Dec 21, 2019 3:27 pm

Fraser, the upper face bar is indeed the only part of the actual bumper that is different. The rubber splash shield is also different and attaches differently on a convertible vs. sedan. On a sedan, it is held to the body of the car via pushpins right below the trunk opening. On a convertible, the rubber actually attaches to the edge of the deck lid with screws, from what I remember. Would offer to send you an upper face bar, but I don’t have one for a convertible, unfortunately.
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Re: Rear bumper

Postby CaptainDave » Sun Dec 22, 2019 7:16 am

I got one a couple years ago. Try Selluxe.
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Re: Rear bumper

Postby frasern » Sun Dec 22, 2019 3:51 pm

Thank you both. I was under the impression the rubber was attached to the upper bar, but if it attaches to the trunk lid, I will check for mounting holes. My lid has been replaced in the past, and who knows what that collision shop did, but so far, I'm not impressed. It appears to be solid, but had some bondo installed over a small dent, and they likely covered the mount holes at the same time.
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Re: Rear bumper

Postby frasern » Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:59 pm

Turns out their are screw holes, I just missed them. So the difference must be an extended or flattened surface for the rubber to contact, which can't be altered from mine.
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