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Car Bra/Bumper Cover?

Im looking for a Car Bra/Bumper Cover (Whatever it is called), as I have been doing a lot of highway driving lately and my bumper/front of my car is getting rock chips . I was wondering if you guys could recommend any decent ones? Im in college, so I cant afford super expensive ones. Im just looking for one that will protect against rock chips on the highway. It will be coming off as soon as I am done with highway driving. Any reccomentdations? It is for a 2000 W202 C280.
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Probably the only company that would provide a custom fit front end cover is Colgan. Look them up on the internet. There are many resellers, but only a few manufacturers. Colgan is one.

Another option is clear protective film. A professional installation would be more than it sounds like you want to pay. So go on Ebay. They are fairly inexpensive there. You will find them listed as 'Invisible Bra.' You may be able to find a kit that's a custom fit for your car. They come with instructions and you can buy an installation kit. The take a lot of time and patience to put on, but I think they are a superior alternative to a black vinyl bra. The clear film doesn't change the look of your car. It doesn't have to be removed when you wash your car. It doesn't have to be dried after a rain. It doesn't flap.

I did a self install of clear film on my commuter car - a 2005 Mazda 3. It wasn't perfect but did a great job of protecting the paint from rock chips. For my 07 E550, I had a professional install and have been very happy with it.

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Just wait until you are done driving on the highway and paint the front end. The damage has already been done. The front end already needs to be repainted. Also, change your diving style. Stay clear of any type of trucks or trailers, and keep back from other vehicles.
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