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PostPosted: Thu Jul 23, 2020 11:08 am    Post subject: Re: Stainless Ghia bumpers Reply with quote

Could be the same as Helen.

How could anyone accurately reproduce all of those different bumpers?!
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 23, 2020 2:51 pm    Post subject: Re: Stainless Ghia bumpers Reply with quote

Or rather how could one reproduce a bumper and not do it accurately.
To be fair, I have seen them on some Ghias at shows and they look rather good. You have to look really hard to find the flaws.
I had my originals reworked and re-chromed by Advanced Plating in Tennessee. $3200. They do look amazing though.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:10 pm    Post subject: Re: Stainless Ghia bumpers Reply with quote

I got mine delivered to my door in Texas for $650.00 they were running a promotion or sale.

Its a great product for that price. There is no VW repop for ANY part on the car that fits perfectly out of the box,especially body parts
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 09, 2020 4:06 pm    Post subject: Re: Stainless Ghia bumpers Reply with quote

myghiarocks wrote:
I got mine delivered to my door in Texas for $650.00 they were running a promotion or sale.

Its a great product for that price. There is no VW repop for ANY part on the car that fits perfectly out of the box,especially body parts
are these the ones in the video ?
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:33 am    Post subject: Re: Stainless Ghia bumpers Reply with quote

myghiarocks wrote:
I got mine delivered to my door in Texas for $650.00 they were running a promotion or sale.

Its a great product for that price. There is no VW repop for ANY part on the car that fits perfectly out of the box,especially body parts


I got mine delivered for to Pa. $650 also, but that was 2.5 years ago.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:27 am    Post subject: Re: Stainless Ghia bumpers Reply with quote

Happy new year all you Ghia people!


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I bought these off Ebay for $800, they took a full month to get here from Vietnam. I'm very happy with the quality for the price of them. The only issue I had was the angle of the welded nut on the front bumper ends. It looks like many others have had the same issue. I found a pretty easy solution to fix it. I used 46mm long studs and I heated them up with my torch and bent them, then screwed that bent end into the welded nut. I cut pieces of 1" plastic conduit to use as spacers between the bumper ends and the body. It took a little work but you can cut angles on each side and get the width just right so it'll match the bumper and the body and keep the bumper end spaced just right.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:57 am    Post subject: Re: Stainless Ghia bumpers Reply with quote

The bent studs, very MacGyver-like. Very Happy There is a Ghia specific angled rubber spacer part in lieu of your PVC.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:19 am    Post subject: Re: Stainless Ghia bumpers Reply with quote

The SS they use is apparently 304. I've read that this is less corrosion resistant than 316. Anyone from Florida or other higher humidity and UV locations have feedback on how these bumpers are faring?

Also, can anyone confirm that the front bumper fitment issue has be resolved on newer builds?

What about the squint overriders?

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