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Bumper protection?

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luckystar23

Original Poster:

6 posts

43 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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I have a brand new audi a1 but at my place there is lots of traffic and cars easily bump into you when parking. Is there anything like some sort of bumper protector? I need something that is effective but doesn't spoil the look of the car...?

7even

421 posts

98 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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luckystar23 said:
I need something that is effective but doesn't spoil the look of the car...?
Unfortunately in this case, thats a bit of a contradiction in terms, Universal bumper protectors / car mouldings are available but look pretty unsightly. If you do want one youll find them on ebay.

JulesB

535 posts

64 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Nothing exists yet, you could get onto the guys that came up with Star Trek and ask them about forcefields? That could help but i'd imagine quite expensive.

Alternatively you can just park as far away from everyone as possible!

mneame

1,429 posts

116 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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What about that clear film that rich folk stick on the front of their porsches and the like to protect from fly splats and stone chips? Should stop the odd rub mark as well I'd have thought.

7even

421 posts

98 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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mneame said:
What about that clear film that rich folk stick on the front of their porsches and the like to protect from fly splats and stone chips? Should stop the odd rub mark as well I'd have thought.
Good for bird poo too.
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luckystar23

Original Poster:

6 posts

43 months

Wednesday 3rd October 2012
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so can you buy such films?

JulesB

535 posts

64 months

Wednesday 3rd October 2012
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Yes, i'm fairly sure Kelly (KDS) can do this if you are in his area if not there will be plenty of local fitters

greghm

14 posts

6 months

Monday 4th April
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Kind of cool to revitalize a thread of 2012.

I am in the look for a bumper protections as mine is parked in the street as I only use it on the week end. I am looking at some ideas. I have found this one but if anyone has other ideas:

website bumper pad