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View Poll Results: Does your 2011 WRX have a cracked front bumper?
Yes. 19 22.89%
No. 32 38.55%
What are you talking about? 32 38.55%
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Old 03-17-2011, 04:48 PM   #1
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Default 2011 WRX - Cracked Bumper Poll

So the 2011 WRX has this cracked front bumper issue. Many different threads about it. I am just wondering how many people have one, and if you do, how you got it.

I am debating a lip that might help prevent this from happening.
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Old 03-17-2011, 05:15 PM   #2
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I hit a raccoon
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Old 03-17-2011, 05:18 PM   #3
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No, but my son threw up on my New STi's back seat. Which is worse? You decide!
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Old 03-17-2011, 05:53 PM   #4
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No, but my son threw up on my New STi's back seat. Which is worse? You decide!

ouch. ><
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Old 03-17-2011, 07:19 PM   #5
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Spent the last 2 days cleaning it and you can't tell it ever happened. No stains no smell.
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Old 03-17-2011, 07:22 PM   #6
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Don't hit things?
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Old 03-17-2011, 07:29 PM   #7
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i dont have one, and hopefully dont get one...i do want a lip eventually tho
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Old 03-17-2011, 11:47 PM   #8
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voted what are you talking about? havent heard of this issue at all.
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Old 03-18-2011, 12:17 AM   #9
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voted what are you talking about? havent heard of this issue at all.
Apparently the 2011's have a fairly brittle front bumper. It was more of an issue when there was snow everywhere and when parking and such it's pretty normal to plow your bumper into a snow pile a bit. Normally this would be fine, but the 2011 bumpers tend to crack when doing this.
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Old 03-18-2011, 12:30 AM   #10
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well... i'm too much of a lurker (have less than 25 posts) so I can't officially vote in the poll yet... BUT...
I do have a cracked front bumper cover... front right lower side.
Tapped a snowbank, and it broke on the lower lip area. Should not have broken, IMO. And, the material is very flimsy / and seems much too brittle, especially in the cold temps of Michigan. If there was an aftermarket option made of a better material, I'd jump on it.
I'm currently waiting for Spring to break here in the midwest before I purchase a new bumper cover and get it painted... all to the tune of around $600 !!
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Old 03-18-2011, 01:16 AM   #11
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ARB bumper FTW!
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Old 03-18-2011, 01:24 AM   #12
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mine is cracked. im going to look for a polyurethane bumper since i heard the factory ones are plastic.
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Old 03-18-2011, 01:51 AM   #13
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Cracked mine second week I had it, was not used to how low it is, especially since I came from driving a CR-V. Pulled up just a little too far in a parking spot and skimmed over the edge of the sidewalk.
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Old 03-18-2011, 11:44 AM   #14
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Somehow the front bumper on my 09 got cracked, unrelated? Not totally.
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Old 03-18-2011, 12:31 PM   #15
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I've bumped mine a few times on things and only small scraped to show for it as of now.
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Old 03-18-2011, 01:00 PM   #16
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that sucks i ram **** with my bugeye bumper all the time no cracks and its pretty low
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Old 03-18-2011, 01:07 PM   #17
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Mine cracked...i hit a beaver
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Old 03-18-2011, 01:21 PM   #18
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i wanna get a lip for it for aesthetic reasons and prolly now to protect the bumper a bit.
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Old 03-18-2011, 01:27 PM   #19
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I just realize there is a cracked at the left side of my 11' WRX bumper... don't know when that happened. Maybe because of the couple heavy snow storm here in NYC... really want to get a aftermarket lip which doesn't cause an arm...
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Old 03-18-2011, 02:37 PM   #20
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Anyone find a good replica for 2011?
Sry OP not trying to thread jack
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Old 03-18-2011, 03:54 PM   #21
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Cracked mine on a freaking driveway incline! Trying a couple things to see if I can repair it this weekend.
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Old 03-18-2011, 04:00 PM   #22
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Cracked my 2011 wrx lower right side front bumper. Tapped a snow pile while pulling out of a parking spot. Im still pissed about it i think the mew bumpers are cheap as ****.
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Old 03-18-2011, 07:10 PM   #23
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Mine cracked...i hit a beaver
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Old 03-18-2011, 07:23 PM   #24
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So since this seems to be a problem when simple and small collisions happen. Anyone know if Subaru is going to fix this?
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Old 03-18-2011, 07:24 PM   #25
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Ugh.

So the 06-07 issues with cracking bumpers have extended to the new models. I feel bad for all the new owners.

<--- Has an 06 with a cracked bumper.
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