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#1 Old 09-05-2013, 04:23 PM
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Hey all,

I installed a Hyundai OEM bumper protector on my white 2013 GLS hatchback last weekend and thought I would share for anyone else who is interested in one. I often haul survey equipment, construction signs, and other supplies for work and was worried about accidently scratching the paint. The product came to about $45 CDN. It fit perfectly and was easier than expected to install. It came with the soap solution, squeegee and detailed instructions. The instructions list the difficulty rating as 'master technician' but I would say that is way over estimated. All in all it took me about 30 minutes.
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Hey all,

I installed a Hyundai OEM bumper protector on my white 2013 GLS hatchback last weekend and thought I would share for anyone else who is interested in one. I often haul survey equipment, construction signs, and other supplies for work and was worried about accidently scratching the paint. The product came to about $45 CDN. It fit perfectly and was easier than expected to install. It came with the soap solution, squeegee and detailed instructions. The instructions list the difficulty rating as 'master technician' but I would say that is way over estimated. All in all it took me about 30 minutes.
Thats interesting. I wish one was made for the lower portion of the front bumper. It's so low that a curb that is slightly off specs in height will scrape the heck out of the bottom bumper.
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Looks good !!! Why is your MPG so low???
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Hi. Looks great. Did you get this from the dealership?
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Is it a Canadian accessory only? I only find clear ones in US.

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Yes.. It's available as a Canadian dealer installed option when you buy a new car, or you can pick one up at the parts counter at any Canadian Hyundai dealer.
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Except I am not in Canada.

I like the black ones better thinking it should be more sturdier than clear ones. My Mazda has a black one and works very well.
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I m going to check my local dealer for a black one. If you like I can check out shipping costs to the US
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Looks good !!! Why is your MPG so low???
Thanks.

And, probably due to the fact that I do a lot of city driving, a lot of short trips, some rural road driving but next to no highway, idling and putting around a lot of job sites, and frequent hard acceleration responding to fire/emergency calls...



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Hi. Looks great. Did you get this from the dealership?
Yes. It was purchased at the same dealership where I bought the car. Don't know if it is Only available in Canada or not...



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