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Old 04-28-2003, 11:31 AM
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Rear Ended 85 300TD

1985 300TD 296k mi.

On Sunday I was rearended by a minivan. Fortunatley I saw it coming and was able to at least keep from eating the car in from of me.

The only visible damage is a crack in the center of the rear bumper. I havent had time to crawl under the car and look at the body so something may be bent.

Question:
When replacing the bumper will both bumper and shocks have to be changed? One piece?

Any other advice is welcome. I'm planning on doing the work myself once I get all the necessary parts/estimate and Insurance $$$.

Thanks for your time.
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Old 04-28-2003, 01:11 PM
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Just find a used assembly at a wrecking yard, and if your car is anything like the 124's, it should be about a one hour job, max.
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