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ZLP955

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Re: Reproduction 69 Endura bumpers available?
« Reply #30 on: July 31, 2017, 12:32:59 PM »
I thought that we were talking about the new one?
No, James modified the previous reproduction bumper on the LB car's restoration (see reply 19). Nobody has commented yet on the latest one by OER.
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Re: Reproduction 69 Endura bumpers available?
« Reply #31 on: July 31, 2017, 01:58:39 PM »
I thought that we were talking about the new one?
Yes, my original post was questioning the 'quality' of the newest repro, as hawked by Heartbeat Chevy... 

James had written:  ..  "We just received the new 1969 Camaro Endura Bumpers which are one of the nicest reproductions or any part we have ever seen. They are exact reproductions in every regard of thse original GM bumper. "
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Re: Reproduction 69 Endura bumpers available?
« Reply #32 on: July 31, 2017, 09:52:54 PM »
Yes the thread started out about the latest reproduction, but comments and pictures were added about the earlier reproduction, and what James (firstgenaddict) did to work with it to fit as good as an original. So far, no hands-on experiences with the 'new' bumper.
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Re: Reproduction 69 Endura bumpers available?
« Reply #33 on: January 10, 2019, 04:29:29 AM »
To date haven't had any luck with anyone really being able to come close to original endure bumper. I tried two with CI, once before was "retooled" and afterward ending of 2018 was "Retooled" to match taken from original molding.

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Re: Reproduction 69 Endura bumpers available?
« Reply #34 on: January 10, 2019, 04:35:40 AM »
I have pictures if anyone is interested; the two I tried weight only 7.4LB my original weight is 11.4LB; also most in width were difference between 1/4inch to 1/2 inch.

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Re: Reproduction 69 Endura bumpers available?
« Reply #35 on: January 12, 2019, 06:04:05 PM »
I neglected to mention that in addition to the extension of the "wings" so they would fill the recesses I had to modify the out board mounts in order to pull the bumper tighter to the car.
IMO It appears the reproduction was designed to fit like a chrome bumper NOT an endura.
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Re: Reproduction 69 Endura bumpers available?
« Reply #36 on: February 08, 2019, 01:28:56 PM »
I just ordered the latest version on Wednesday. Should be here soon. We shall see.

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Re: Reproduction 69 Endura bumpers available?
« Reply #37 on: March 27, 2019, 12:41:36 PM »
any update on this subject?