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1979 bumper cover help.

Discussion in '1979-1986 Four Eyed Mustangs' started by Marty, May 13, 2018.

  1. Marty

    Marty Fox for life

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    Does anyone know a company that actually sells a fiberglass front bumper cover for a 1979 notch back? Or what year can I fabricate to fit? Any help would be greatly appreciated!!!
     
  2. broncojunkie

    broncojunkie Active Member

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    Pretty sure you can use any of them from 79 through 86. I know my 86 coupe has an earlier cover on it. 20170709_204445-1008x7561.jpg
     
  3. Redtwilight

    Redtwilight Shinigami

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    Yes any from '79 -'86 should fit. But depending on which one you get, you may need to change your hood. '79-'82 has the hood that fits straight across at the bumper to hood line.
    '83-'86 have a slight dip were the hood comes down slightly over the grill.


    Though there are only a few companies that actually make a fiberglass front bumper cover for the 4 eye cars. Most of those are for race use as they have the smooth front air dam.
    There is one that just recently started making one that moulded the '85-'86 grill upper half and '03-'04 Cobra lower.
    I have seen another that did the same as above but used '99-'04 Saleen lower.
     
  4. Marty

    Marty Fox for life

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    It will be used for racing. May even eventually install the tubular front end and use a one piece front end. But that is miles and miles down the road I just want a cleaner look and I’m shooting for at least the 6” inch cowl fiberglass hood just didn’t know what would fit bumper cover wise. I’m sure there has to be some fab work that will have to be done to get the new style cover?
     
  5. Redtwilight

    Redtwilight Shinigami

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    http://www.oneofakindkustom.com/83-86-mustang-.html

    There are several other companies that sell a 4 eye race front bumper and complete one piece front ends. With what you're planning, then even the aero nose would be easily doable.

    It'll all come down to which front you want. Then just make sure to get the correct hood to match.
     
  6. broncojunkie

    broncojunkie Active Member

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    Great point, about the hood! I wasn't thinking about that, but it could possibly be a deal breaker on bumper swaps!
     

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