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Originally Posted by bswyman73
I bought new bumpers for the front and rear of my 94 Mini. The rear fits fine, but the front needs a shorter bumper because of the larger wheel flares. I'm sure I can cut the bumper as that is what looks to have been done on the current one. Do any of you know if anyone sells a stock short front bumper that has already been cut or made shorter? I bought the new ones from Mini Spares in England. 

I searched for this topic on the forum and couldn't find anything. 

Thanks,

Bryan Wyman
High Ridge, Mo
If you do not want to spend the extra money the bumpers can be cut easily enough just seal the ends afterwards. 

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 Posted: Feb 7, 2019 06:49AM
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Originally Posted by minibitz
You need the bumpers with wrap around ends - DPB10166.
Good info! You learn something new every day.

"This has rolled over ends for safety, critical homologation (1996) and also allows extra clearance on fitment to the sportspack arches."

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You need the bumpers with wrap around ends - DPB10166

These wil fit with sports pack wheel arches assuming the arches are original spec and fitted in the correct position. If the arches are aftermarket or badly positioned then you will need to tickle the ends of the bumper up with an angle grinder.

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and 59 Minis had really long bumpers, but they are not easy to find.

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Is the rear one a bit shorter maybe? The longer one may be an aftermarket and longer than stock (?)

The front and rear are interchangeable ( except Clubman ), so the rear one may fit better on the front
... and except for wagons, vans and pick-ups.

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alex...  these flares look BIGGER thank sport pack to you??  later bc

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Bumpers are bumpers are bumpers, even Elf & Mini ones are interchangeable on the front.

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Is the rear one a bit shorter maybe? The longer one may be an aftermarket and longer than stock (?)

The front and rear are interchangeable ( except Clubman ), so the rear one may fit better on the front

 

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I believe they are the sportpack flares and they do have a notch, but the bumper is still too long. I'll take a picture when I get home from work to hopefully help explain better. 

I imported the car from Hong Kong so the exact details of the car are unknown. The car has been modified some as well as the paint color changed. Imported as an 89, but now know because of the engine w/ fuel injection as well as the boot stamp that it is a 94. 

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How big are the wheel arches? Are they the usual Sportpack type or something way bigger? The Sportpack ones have a recessed spot on the front that the ends of the bumper should fit right into. Never heard of needing to trim the bumper, unless you're using some huge racing arches or something custom made. Some pictures would help.

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I bought new bumpers for the front and rear of my 94 Mini. The rear fits fine, but the front needs a shorter bumper because of the larger wheel flares. I'm sure I can cut the bumper as that is what looks to have been done on the current one. Do any of you know if anyone sells a stock short front bumper that has already been cut or made shorter? I bought the new ones from Mini Spares in England. 

I searched for this topic on the forum and couldn't find anything. 

Thanks,

Bryan Wyman
High Ridge, Mo