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Old 07-19-2011, 01:53 PM   #1
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Rear bumper repair - 2000 classic

Hi all,

I need advice for repair of a rear bumper. It appears the epoxy used in the manufacturing has dried out and the "rub strip" is beginning to fall off. The trailer is a 2000 30' classic. Pictures may be found here:

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This is on the left side. My initial thought was to clean thoroughly and reglue. Then I noticed the "rub strip" may be being held up by the screws through the reflector. This gives me another option. I can buy another reflector and put it nearer the right end of the "rub strip". Or I could do both and buy a second reflector for the right side "rub strip".

Any advice is appreciated. IE, for a specific glue/epoxy, do not add any more screws, whatever.

Thanks from Grumpy
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Old 07-19-2011, 02:03 PM   #2
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I think, if you clean both surfaces really well and use 3M molding adhesive tape you would be fine. Autos use this type of adhesion with good results.
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Old 07-19-2011, 02:25 PM   #3
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3m also makes a great weatherstripping glue that we use here at work. You can get it in black.. coat both sides and let it get tacky and then stick it and its done. Good luck. Vinnie
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Thanks guys. I will try to do the repair this weekend and post a pic of the result next week.
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Any pics from the repair, which repair did you go with, and how is it holding out?
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