Same thing happened to me. I put some Super Glue down and
used a squeegee to force the glue underneath. I don't know how
long that will last though.
On 11 May 00, at 17:31, Brad Newman wrote:
> I finally found some original rear bumper brackets for my 49 3100, and
> today put on my rear bumper (still no bed). Unfortunately, when I
> tightened up the bumper bolts, the chrome on my bumper cracked and
> peeled around the outside bolt.
> This bumper has been rechromed, although I had it done almost 2 years
> ago when I first got the truck. Even though I just took it out of the
> bag, I doubt I can return it (although I will try). This leads to my
> Is there anything that can be put on the bumper where the chrome
> peeled (about the size of a quarter) that will protect the metal
> underneath, or should I start the search for a new bumper and/or chrome
> guy? The spot doesn't look that bad, so if there is something that can
> be done without major expense, I'm all for it.
> Thanks for any help.
> Brad Newman
> 49 3100 Deluxe
> 24 Chevy 1 ton
> Coppell, Texas
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