Jump to content


Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, my lurker friend!

Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, an unparalleled Subaru community full of the greatest Subaru gurus and modders on the planet! We offer technical information and discussion about all things Subaru, the best and most popular all wheel drive vehicles ever created.

We offer all this information for free to everyone, even lurkers like you! All we ask in return is that you sign up and give back some of what you get out - without our awesome registered users none of this would be possible! Plus, you get way more great stuff as a member! Lurk to lose, participate to WIN*!
  • Say hello and join the conversation
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get automatic updates
  • Get your own profile and make new friends
  • Classifieds with all sorts of Subaru goodies
  • Photo hosting in our gallery
  • Meet other cool people with cool cars
Seriously, what are you waiting for? Make your life more fulfilling and join today! You and your Subaru won't regret it, we guarantee** it.

* The joy of participation and being generally awesome constitutes winning
** Not an actual guarantee, but seriously, you probably won't regret it!

Serving the Subaru Community since May 18th, 1998!

Guest Message by DevFuse
 

- - - - -

Outback Wagon front bug shield


  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 Guest_rem14_*

Guest_rem14_*
  • Guests

Posted 02 August 2003 - 08:30 AM

I just bought a 2003 outback,becaus my 2002 had the crappy clutch and other problems( clutch on 2003 is MUCH better!). My question is that it came with the factory installed bug deflector which has the rubber bumpers installed on it instead of the hood of the car. Won't this rub the paint off my hood? I noticed a sedan that had the same but had clear tape on the hood under the bumpers, anyone know where I can get the tape as the dealer didn't know what to say about it. THANKS

#2 Guest_gbhrps_*

Guest_gbhrps_*
  • Guests

Posted 04 August 2003 - 06:59 PM

My 02 OB has the front deflector bumpers (six of them). They are clear and are attached to the hood of the car, where I agree they will not rub the paint, but given enough time, if ever removed, will show how the paint has fadded but not underneath them. My personal feeling is that its a good trade off and a concern for the next owner when I sell the car in 10 years time or so. I agree that the way your bumpers are installed, the paint will eventually be rubbed through. See if you can get some new ones, or remove the ones you have and reattach them to the hood with double sided tape, in the same locations.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users