Other bumper options

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  1. randolph

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    Hi all,

    I'm wondering if any members have used other bumpers (with or without some modification) that look decent on our cars.

    Current car is a 75 Comet that someone cut the ends off the original big bumper and then cut down mounts so it's recessed. Looks terrible imo.

    Recently came across a maverick for sale near me with "small bumpers" but the front does not look like any bumper ever put on a maverick that I've seen. Not to mention comet bumpers probably even more (or include cost of maverick hood and grill in cost).

    As much as I would love to do a small bumper swap, it's just not feasible given that finding and rechroming small bumpers appear to cost more than what I paid for the car to begin with.

    White car is unknown bumper on a Maverick.
     

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    Also for reference here is my current car with "modified" bumper. 48575.jpeg
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    Frank, I wish the person that mutilated the current bumper would have seen that post. It still presents the issue of finding a used bumper and the plastic filler panel (rock guard?). Not sure what the going rates for bumpers are supposed to be but everything I've seen has been $300 plus shipped not in great condition.

    I wish someone would just make repros for a decent price. Thats why im kinda wondering if anyone has come up with a bumper that almost fits great like the one from my first post. A brand new bumper for around $100 (Camaro, mustang, etc) that needs a little adaption work seems more enticing than what I've seen for $250-300 plus rechroming and filler panels .
     
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    The bumper and grille in the white Maverick look like they could be from a '67 Camaro.
     
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    :shocked: Someone thought that was a improvement!!
    I have the BIG bumper (no filler panel) & brackets from my 75 Comet, if you pay shipping from Michigan you can have them.
     
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    That's very generous of you. DM sent (I think).
     
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    I was kind of thinking camaro as well.
     
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    I don’t want to see some monstrosity hanging off the front of a beautiful Comet.
     
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    and if that it looks like it's on upside down...:slap:
     
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