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76 deVille rear bumper filler

Started by "Cadillac Kid" Greg Surfas 15364, August 03, 2021, 12:26:34 PM

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"Cadillac Kid" Greg Surfas 15364

I know this question has been asked and answered several times but which of the vendors/manufacturers seems to have an equitable product?  Talking about the 5 piece filler set for the rear of a 76 deVille.
Greg Surfas
Cadillac Kid-Greg Surfas
Director Modified Chapter CLC
CLC #15364
66 Coupe deVille (now gone to the UK)
72 Eldo Cpe  (now cruising the sands in Quatar)
73 Coupe deVille
75 Coupe deElegance
76 Coupe deVille
79 Coupe de ville with "Paris" (pick up) option and 472 motor
514 inch motor now in '73-


Frankly, none of them are very good. The license plate filler is especially bad as nobody reproduces it with the mounting tabs on the underside. In my experiences, the ABS plastic ones hold their shape better than the fiberglass ones. Also, none of the reproduction tail light bezels have the groove on the inside edge next to the license plate for the chrome trim. If I needed parts right now, I would get the quarter panel extensions and the tail light bezels and find a good used license plate filler. It seems that those license plate fillers are still readily available as good used parts. I have one I took off a rusted out junker and it's still perfectly flexible and with some paint, would be good as new.