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I feel both relieved to know I’m not the only one this is happening to and frustrated that it’s such common problem. The house I’m renting right now has such a ridiculously steep driveway. My car can usually make it up and down fine if I had a light breakfast, but as soon as anyone else is in the car with me it scrapes every time. Eventually the bumper started separating and the lower clips broke. I’d like to replace the bumper but I don’t think it makes since to replace until we move away from this awful drive way and our new house won’t be finished for another 6 months.
 

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Ah well, add me to this list as well. Was hoping for a more permanent fix than adhesive without having to replace the whole front :/ I see with a little searching a new painted bumper is ~$1k, anybody know how much work is involved in swapping one out, I’m not above getting my hands dirty.

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If the 3M tape doesn't hold (it didn't for me), I can definitely recommend S&C Auto Body Repair (www.sncautobody.com) on Forest Lane. Their $50 glue repair is still holding great on my car so it's been worth every penny. Good luck!
So I live in the FW area. I bought my Giulia used with 20K miles on it last February. I don’t recall really hitting any potholes of note (I’m very careful about that). However, the front bumper on the passenger side has popped loose. Took a close look - it was totally being held together by glue. Take a look. Previous owner must have had this done. It sucks I didn’t know about this issue before I bought it, but I guess it’s also good to know the glue held up for at least 10 months. I may have to check out S&C. I’m curious if they were the one’s that glued it for the previous owner.

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My 2018 Giulia Ti Sport sustained some front bumper damage after various run-ins with parking curbs and potholes. The final straw (I believe) was a large pothole in a Dairy Queen parking lot just inside the Texas border coming from Louisiana. When I got home to Dallas, I noticed the front bumper on the driver side had popped loose. I took it to the dealership (Alfa Romeo of Fort Worth) where I bought the car, and they told me they don't have a body shop for repair. They referred me to a Nissan dealership in Granbury who provided an $1,100 estimate to replace the bumper.

Granbury isn't very convenient for me since I live in Dallas (work in FW) so I decided to take it to a body shop near my house. The guy told me the best thing would be to replace the bumper, but he offered to glue it back in place for $50 without any sort to of guarantee it'll hold long-term. I figured this was worth every cent for the time being. I was in and out of the shop within 15 minutes (didn't even have time to finish my cup of coffee)!

He told me to remove the yellow tape the following morning, which I did. The repair looks great, but I still haven't driven it so I'm not sure how well it'll hold up. I'll update this post with developments should the repair fail. Just thought I'd share since it seems so many Giulia owners are facing front bumper damage due to low clearance.

Also, the bottom tabs on each side are also broken, but I told him not to worry about those since I figure they'll get replaced if/when I replace the bumper. I was more focused on fixing the aesthetic issue of the popped bumper I noticed every time I entered/exited the car.
Here is a quote I received for factory OEM parts to replace the bumper (2 parts, upper and lower) and then I also needed a quarter panel replaced. All of this due to the car being illegally towed. Sued the towing company, won obviously, and they cut me a check for the $2,261.00. Now just need to schedule the work to be done.
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You forget though, everything is bigger, better, faster, prettier etc. in Texas... Just ask any Texan.

Apparently, this applies to their potholes too. I am sure that your puny little Minnesota potholes are nothing but little pock marks compared to the big, grand, cavernous potholes they have in Texas!
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The tape works for between a week and a couple of months. Water and heat degrade the bond, as do any scrapes. Still on my first $9 roll.
How are you guys fixing this with the 3M tape? This just happened to me and my QV today, and I can't see anyway to apply tape as there isn't enough surface area other than on the inside of the cover. The piece that stayed attached to the frame/fender is just ribbed plastic...hardly any surface area.

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How are you guys fixing this with the 3M tape? This just happened to me and my QV today, and I can't see anyway to apply tape as there isn't enough surface area other than on the inside of the cover. The piece that stayed attached to the frame/fender is just ribbed plastic...hardly any surface area.

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Like it never happened. Got it reparied at my local body shop. I was told I was told "The bumper will break somwhere else before it ever breaks right there again".
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Looks great! I'm glad it worked out for you with the body shop. Honestly its the way to go as the 3M repair only lasts 1 to 3 months before needing to do it again. It was annoying.
 
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