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Wanted Z1 rear bumper

Discussion in 'Wanted' started by thefatstig, May 15, 2014.

  1. thefatstig

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    In need of z1 rear bumper
     
  2. oldcarman

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    There's at least one for sale on ebay right now. HTH, JIM
     
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    Thanks but I can't find it. Lots of z3&4's but no z1
     
  4. GazHyde

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    Many thanks. Hopefully someone in the uk has one though :0/
     
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    Hi, sorry, it wasn't UK but the German site Gaz mentioned. I'm old and sometimes confused after going through the European eBay sites just about every day. They all start to meld after a while. Hope you find one and I'll be more careful in future and add your want to my list. JIM
     
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    Chances in the UK = Approx 0
    You will have to go the German route.
     
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    I think HT is correct, as hard as that is to believe, I can't recall one for sale in UK over the past year. I seem to recall one in Spain about 6 months ago and other than the one Gaz pointed out that's about it. Good luck ! JIM
     
  9. Stormy_be

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    What is the reason for needing one?
    If you still have the old one (even slightly damaged) you can have a new one made.
     
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  10. thefatstig

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    The offside rear corner has been gouged and broken into pieces by a slight manoeuvering mistake which is proving to be a massive mistake. I really appreciate all of your help on this guys and if you do happen to hear of one that is available or someone who might have the facilities to make one then please let me know
     
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    I might be able to make one....depending on the state of what you have (even the broken of pieces would help).
    PM or mail me some pictures, and I will be able to tell.
     
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    Koen, you beat me to the reply button. Is this the start up of that business I envisioned? Good luck guys, hope it works out.
    And fatstig, I'll keep you on my list as I go through the ebay countries. JIM
     
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    The business has already been started.
    I've been doing other fiberglass stuff for some time already.
    But car body parts are being added to that list since recently.
    As said, it's for the moment something I only do next to my real profession...and it will remain that way for some time (bills still need to get paid).

    Koen
     
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    Great thinking guys. I'm on the same wave length. I've got all the pieces in my garage, there are a lot of pieces too. I think the best way to do it would be to get hold of a second hand bumper, prep it so a mould could be made for new fibreglass versions. I right in thinking it's originally a thermo plastic bumper? I was always under the impression the entire body panels were made from a composite material of some sort
     
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    Depending on the damage, you don't need a second hand bumper to create the mould.
    With the pieces and filler, it is possible to recreate a model. The piece doesn't need to look good, only the shape needs to be spot-on.
    From that model you can than create the mould.
    But it does take some advice, skills and practice to create a good mould and therefore a good piece (you can't create a good piece from a bad mould).

    Where you are from?
     
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    Totally understand mate I'm a engineer by trade but no body work experience. Southern England
     
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    You know how to find me if you want me to look at it.
     

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