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08-12-2019 07:24 AM
charlie58 Any feedback out there on who has installed these and the end result. Possible pictures
08-05-2019 02:24 PM
Its Her Car From payment date to receipt of bumpers was exactly 1 week. I unwrapped everything today, it's very well packaged with cloth covering chrome parts and everything well wrapped in bubble wrap. My box had one torn corner and shat out a coupe of bolts on my front porch but it looks like the biggest part of them arrived. I won't know until I get the puzzle assembled. The primer on the visible body parts will be stripped with scotch-brite, it looks like header paint and is probalby on there to prevent corrosion until paint is applied. I already ordered primer and a rattle can of Signal Red. I have no point of reference since I haven't had the bumpers off of her 280SL but these look fine, as expected. I'm really glad I have hers for reference since this looks like a Vietnamese German puzzle!
07-30-2019 02:05 PM
Its Her Car She also said that she used $200 as declared value...if that helps you Great White Northers.
07-30-2019 10:03 AM
Originally Posted by benoitpilon View Post
ok, I will do that.
I'm just wondering how many body shop hours its needed to make them fit... Read a couple thread and didnt find the info but I will keep looking.
thank you very much sir for the info and for telling me the price you paid.
Enjoy your SL
I don't think anyone here paid a body shop to do the work. The price to the US will be different than Canada. Don't you have to pay VAT?
07-30-2019 09:55 AM
benoitpilon ok, I will do that.
I'm just wondering how many body shop hours its needed to make them fit... Read a couple thread and didnt find the info but I will keep looking.
thank you very much sir for the info and for telling me the price you paid.
Enjoy your SL
07-30-2019 06:21 AM
Its Her Car I decided to pull the trigger, ordered a set over the weekend. I got an email on Monday acknowledging my payment and letting me know that mine have already shipped - they had 3 completed sets on hand. She has sent the tracking number which shows them to be in transit. I paid $1130 shipped to Texas. The sales gal that i worked with is named Ali Taylor ( [email protected] ). Email her direct and let her know I gave you the info, she should offer the same price.
07-29-2019 04:49 PM
Ben Pilon I am interested in buying a set of euro bumpers, front and rear. But Im in canada . do you think it could work ?
07-23-2019 05:12 AM
Its Her Car I just bought an '89 560SL, please post here or PM me if you're interested, maybe we can get a bit off if we order a few sets. I'll be ordering within a month. I have been in touch with Miss Ali Taylor in Vietnam, a set to me in Texas with PayPal fees included is $1162. I sent an email asking about unpainted valances and saving a few bucks on that, I'll see what she says.

When I see the Euro bumpers on my sweetheart's 280SL, looking at the park benches perched on the front and rear of my 560SL makes me want to throw up!
07-19-2019 11:18 PM
S320L1999 I also bought a set from him, the fit is good, not perfect, but not noticable.

Like the other member mentioned, but not only the valance, also the supports - and he will give you a small discount.

You can then spray paint yourself with any good rust proofing primer + black.

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07-19-2019 11:12 AM
Originally Posted by TOGAR333 View Post
Hello, I am a new group member on I want to buy euro bumpers from bumperAutomobile in Vietnam. The price of 1140 EURO to germany seems ok to me, BUT somebody said he bought bumpers from them and they didn't fit and he to throw them away since the fitting problem couldnt solved by anybody and bumperAutomobile in Vietnam didnt take resposibility for the misfit.
I have some questions: do the bumpers fit, are of good quality (chrom on top and zinc inside) and rubber fittings easy to install and complete? And can i trust bumperAutomobile in Vietnam by paying with paypal and or creditcard? your help is highly appreciated.
Thomas - LA, California
I purchased a set from BumperAutomobile last fall and swapped them myself following a separate thread on this site. I am not an Auto Body guy by any means but I was able to complete the job on my own.

You need to be prepared to:

Strip and paint the steel pieces included in the kit.
Paint your new valance panels in the rear of the car.
Drill out one side of the mounting hole on the driver's side rear of your car.
Plug some holes left by current rubber bumper inserts as you won't need them any longer.
Do more "finagling" than I can recall right now!

The thread detailing the full process is here...
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