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Repairing plastic bumpers?

Well i was messing around and trying to drive over this big snow bank which i found out was ice and now i have a big crack in the bumper. I was thinking i might be able to use a 2 part epoxy or melt them back together. Any input would be helpful.
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Hmm... You could always try and pick up a new valance or just paint this one and hope it covers the crack decent enough.
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duramix 4040 is your friend. Not super cheap, but it will work.
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duramix 4040 is your friend. Not super cheap, but it will work.
$33 for like a 6 oz bottle. Im not sure its worth it to spend that much i can get a new one though my work shipped for around 80.
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Epoxy will not hold too well. Use some ABS cement from Home Depot/Lowes. Bout $2-3 a can.

It molds to the existing ABS plastic. You can add it to the crack, mold it, and then sand it smooth. Then finally paint the valance with some paint, and you're golden.
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My buddy has a plastic welder we used on jims valence, it worked great.
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