Can you fill plastic bumpers?

Can you use body filler on plastic bumpers?

It is not recommended for body filler to be applied over plastic bumper covers. Most bumper covers are made from a thermo plastic TPO or PP. This type of plastic has a problem with things adhering well. Body filler is designed for steel, galvanized steel, zinc coated steel, SMC, fiberglass, and aluminum.

Can you touch up a plastic bumper?

This means the damage is usually cheaper and easier to fix than it would be on metal and chrome bumpers. You may be able to repair plastic bumper scuffs and scrapes with a DIY kit at home. But if your bumper is cracked or split, the repair process becomes more complicated as you need to seal the split.

What is a good plastic filler?

If you’re looking for how to fill gaps in plastics, Vallejo Plastic Putty is one of the most effective products out there. In general, the Vallejo Plastic Putty is similar to the Tamiya Putty in that it works to fill gaps across surfaces made from the most common modeling/miniature materials, plastic and resin.

How do you fix a chip in a plastic bumper?

Clean the paint chip with soap and water and then dry it with a soft cotton cloth. Rub a dab of automotive polishing compound over the paint chip to gently soften any ragged edges. Pro tip: Just a dozen swirls or so will do the job. Too much rubbing could damage the clearcoat over the paint and make a cloudy mess.

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