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Date: Mon, 19 Jan 1998 20:37:27 -0500
From: "Ross C. Goldstein" <goldsrnopsamspring.com>
Subject: Re: Peeling Bumpers on '87 900


Rick155 wrote: > > >>>You can get your bumpers re-painted at your local body shop with bumper > paint....Should only be about $ 250.00<<< > It isn't paint that's peeling, so "repainting" doesn't seem to be the > answer. I'm talking about a clear finish on black bumpers, apparently intended > to provide a "permanent" satin finish, which over time has deteriorated..the > deterioration starts out looking like translucent blisters, and then progresses > to flaking and peeling. The finish that's coming off is relatively thick, about > as thick as 3 or 4 coats of paint would be (I'm guessing here, but you get the > idea). But it is not paint. And even if I wanted to paint the bumpers, which I > don't, you'd still have to take that old finish off first. Since my neighbor > has the same problem with his '87 900, I have to believe that this problem is > widespread. Has anyone dealt with it? Rick- It is paint. I couldnt believe it myself, but it is a special Saab bumper paint that is thicker than regular paint. Ross

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