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Originally Posted by OUTRBNKS View Post
From what I've Read, (not actually experienced), but I've seen posts where some grey market cars got to keep their bumpers, who knows what a significant "tip" will get ya?
I had a sedan where the bumpers/lights were put in for federalization. When The PO (Herman the German) got it federalized, he swapped them back over.

So grey market cars can have nice or obnoxious bumpers, not a solid indicator of its origin though.

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