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Hello - I'm not sure if this is the correct to post this as I have a couple of general questions about my options. The pictures show the damage to my 2019 Crosstrek passengers side rear fender. The rubberized/plastic portion of the fender is attached to the entire bumper......meaning........Subaru told me my only option was to replace the entire bumper and also have it painted (over $2K). I tried finding something in a "junk yard" which would be nicely cut off and then "installed" as nice as possible to my vehicle, but nothing available (and certainly not optimal). So, now I'm thinking of adding fender flares around all four sides as an option, but don't see much available (only option so far is "Trails by Grimmspeed").

Anybody have any suggestions/ideas around fender flares and/or other options?

Note: The rubberized/plastic portion of the fender got caught on something and as I pulled away it tore (paint impacted as well, but that's an easier fix). I currently have the rubber/plastic piece zip-tied back tight so it doesn't stick out. I'm worried this could impact the install of fender flares?? I'm not handy at all so I'd have to pay somebody (body shop???) to do the install, but concerned I've compromised the ability for fender flares to be properly installed. Thanks in advance for your help.
 

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I'm guessing that plastic will heat weld nicely. That might resolve your concerns over it impacting the installation of fender flairs, but it's not gonna look good unless you are covering it with flairs. It might be possible to plastic weld it from the back side and weld on some additional peices of plastic across the crack to reinforce, and even end up with sopmething that doesn't look too terrible. If you aren't familiar with heat welding plastic you should find a local professional to do it, or if you are adventerous you can search online and find lots of info on how to do it. If you go that route I recommend practicing on something else first.
 
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