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Can anyone ID these bumper parts?

I'm very close to pulling the trigger on an impact bumper car and often times I think of doing a backdate, but if I could a set-up like this, I would be very happy.

It almost looks like the bumpers have been pushed in and the rubber according looking pieces were replaced with a smooth, paintable part.

If anybody knows this car, I would love to know the details! Very beautiful!

I had an old BMW E21 (20+ years ago) that I collapsed the bumper shocks and trimmed the side rubbers and made a huge difference, not sure if this is the same.


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Interesting car. Never saw it before.

According to this article,
The All-Rounder: A 1976 911 For Street and Track - @FlatSixes - the blog about Porsche

"The normal rubber bellows used on G-Series bumpers have been deleted and filled in with custom panels..."

On the front bumper, he filled in the space created by deleting the rubber impact strip and you can see a line where the custom filler panel deletes the bumper accordions. It also looks like the front bumper blade has been tucked about an inch. The bumper smile has been deleted too, but the top exposed part extends as much as normal.

If you wanted to replicate this look, you'd need to talk to a body guy to make it for you custom.
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Those are hot. Do want. Whoever made these nailed it. I've seen some others that look a lot less elegant. I dig the contours - definitely makes it look like an intentional piece and not a compromise. David Anderson are you on this board?
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Interesting car. Never saw it before.

According to this article,
The All-Rounder: A 1976 911 For Street and Track - @FlatSixes - the blog about Porsche

"The normal rubber bellows used on G-Series bumpers have been deleted and filled in with custom panels..."

On the front bumper, he filled in the space created by deleting the rubber impact strip and you can see a line where the custom filler panel deletes the bumper accordions. It also looks like the front bumper blade has been tucked about an inch. The bumper smile has been deleted too, but the top exposed part extends as much as normal.

If you wanted to replicate this look, you'd need to talk to a body guy to make it for you custom.

How'd you find that? Thank you, I've tried to google search the photo but I guess i'm not good at that!
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Those are hot. Do want. Whoever made these nailed it. I've seen some others that look a lot less elegant. I dig the contours - definitely makes it look like an intentional piece and not a compromise. David Anderson are you on this board?
My thoughts exactly!
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The other nice thing is, you can put a glass rear bumper on, delete the rockers, and still run an impact bumper looking front with those pieces. A lot of work put into that front bumper though. Wonder if it's the lighter glass replacement piece. The gray stripe is nice too, it copies the original rubber in a subtle way.
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here's some ideas from another thread. I love the blue car - still has the accordions, but love the pushed in front bumper

Smoothed out impact bumpers
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How'd you find that? Thank you, I've tried to google search the photo but I guess i'm not good at that!
I did an image search.

I like this setup a lot. But in the end, with how much it would cost to get this done custom, it would probably be cheaper to get a narrow body sc rs front bumper from EB motorsports thru Rothsport.
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I'm very close to pulling the trigger on an impact bumper car and often times I think of doing a backdate, but if I could a set-up like this, I would be very happy.

It almost looks like the bumpers have been pushed in and the rubber according looking pieces were replaced with a smooth, paintable part.

If anybody knows this car, I would love to know the details! Very beautiful!

I had an old BMW E21 (20+ years ago) that I collapsed the bumper shocks and trimmed the side rubbers and made a huge difference, not sure if this is the same.


You could also hand f/g bumpers
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I thought there was a vender who sold smooth pieces to substitute for the bellows. Al, are you out there? Anyone? Bueller?
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I thought there was a vender who sold smooth pieces to substitute for the bellows. Al, are you out there? Anyone? Bueller?
I've seen one, but it was basically a smooth version of the bellows.

Looking at this car again, it looks like the owner tucked the front bumper blade so much that its touching the sections that mount behind the bellows. As in, he completely collapsed the front bumper, deleting the bellows.
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