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Offline nicksub

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Estate boot edge rust / bulging bumper
« on: September 10, 2018, 10:43:27 am »
I noticed some rust on the bottom edge of my 63 plate estate and then realise that the reason was because of a bulge in the bumper below (see photo, note variation in boot-bumper gap). This has caused the edge of the boot to rub and worn the paint. The small gap won't help drainage either. The car had a tow bar fitted from new but there is no sign of any obstruction causing the bumper bulge. Does anyone else have the bulge or the rust problem?

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Re: Estate boot edge rust / bulging bumper
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2018, 01:53:46 pm »
This does not look normal. The tow bar must be a retro fit accessory. Maybe when they fit it, they overlooked some of the details.