Possible front bumper replacement

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Possible front bumper replacement

Post by labmonkey » Mon Sep 01, 2008 2:03 am

Does anyone know if there is a bumper from a different car that will fit the Scorpio? I saw that the jetta bumper will fit the XR so figured might be something like this for me. There is nothing wrong with my bumper, just dont like driving with large holes where fog lights should be.
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Mon Sep 01, 2008 9:05 am

I've never seen/heard of anyone swapping out the Scorpio bumper for something else. Generally speaking, Scorpio owners tend to keep their cars closer to stock, but don't let that stop you from being a trailblazer. :lol:
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Post by xr4man » Mon Sep 01, 2008 11:41 am

this is only an assumption on my part, but i think the distance from the front of the scorpio bumper to the wheel openings is shorter than that of the xr.

i do know that the distance from the front of a sapphire bumper to the wheel openings is shorter than an xr.

so there may be a chance that a sapphire front bumper would be a nice fit for the scorpio.

also sapphire cossie front bumpers are plentiful. but shipping would be a bitch.
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Post by labmonkey » Mon Sep 01, 2008 1:15 pm

Even as I will be changing the bumper, I will still keep the stock bumper. Now I am curious as to this sapphire car. What year models would I be looking for to check the bumper?
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Post by xr4man » Mon Sep 01, 2008 2:16 pm

not sure on the years. maybe 88 to 92 or something like that. basically it's the mark 2 sierra.
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Post by CV12Steve » Mon Sep 01, 2008 2:29 pm

xr4man wrote:not sure on the years. maybe 88 to 92 or something like that. basically it's the mark 2 sierra.
. . . and not imported to the US. You'd have to import one to see if it fits.
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Post by labmonkey » Mon Sep 01, 2008 3:26 pm

CV12Steve wrote:
xr4man wrote:not sure on the years. maybe 88 to 92 or something like that. basically it's the mark 2 sierra.
. . . and not imported to the US. You'd have to import one to see if it fits.
ouch! I can feel the strain on my wallet just reading that. Any idea of a U.S. based car that I bumper can come from, possibly like a Volvo or Topaz?
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Post by CV12Steve » Mon Sep 01, 2008 4:28 pm

There must be some Pontiac model that would fit.
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Post by xr4man » Mon Sep 01, 2008 4:46 pm

or you could have someone that has a sapphy bumper already to take some measurements.

i think gotxr has one.
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Post by CV12Steve » Mon Sep 01, 2008 5:31 pm

CV12Steve wrote:There must be some Pontiac model that would fit.
Inside joke:
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Post by Mike McCreight » Mon Sep 01, 2008 6:21 pm

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Post by CV12Steve » Mon Sep 01, 2008 6:40 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:
That happens everytime that picture is posted!
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Post by 89 Scorpio » Tue Sep 02, 2008 5:24 pm

The pontiac front on a Scorp seems better then this thing currently being sold here in Sweden:

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3000SEK (Roughly 500USD).

Oh, they offer a matching rear bumper & side skirts too.

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If you must have it...Here is the link to the site. I am not sure that they will ship across the ocean though. http://www.scstyling.com/default.aspx

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Post by CV12Steve » Tue Sep 02, 2008 6:54 pm

89 Scorpio wrote:Image
Is that a svenskar snowplow?
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Wed Sep 03, 2008 8:53 am

CV12Steve wrote:
89 Scorpio wrote:Image
Is that a svenskar snowplow?
In the Winter months, yes. In the Summer, it's used at the driving range for scooping up golf balls.
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