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Curious to see if anyone has installed the Bumperdillo Protections Plates from VW on their Tiguan. I'm trying to get a feel for how it might look, specifically the brushed black look on a white exterior. Post a picture if you've installed one. I'm curious to know your thoughts. Worth it? Yeah, No? Why? Yes, I've seen the stock photo but I wanted a picture with a wider perspective. Trying to decide if it would be a nice add-on with some functionality for protecting the bumper area.
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I put one on, but not the bumperdillo branded one from VW. Here in Canada the dealer only has access to the silver color one which I did not want.

I got one from Amazon, Dawn Enterprises (RBP-005) since it’s black in color and is the only one I could find that comes over the edge unlike the dealer one does.

If you use the hatch frequently I definitely recommend it or something similar. Despite being very careful, I scratched the bumper paint a few times in the first 8 months before I put the protector on. It’s a little pricey but definitely worth the added protection!

Here’s a pic, but please excuse the filth… it’s January in Canada, impossible to keep it clean these days!




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I put one on, but not the bumperdillo branded one from VW. Here in Canada the dealer only has access to the silver color one which I did not want.

I got one from Amazon, Dawn Enterprises (RBP-005) since it’s black in color and is the only one I could find that comes over the edge unlike the dealer one does.

If you use the hatch frequently I definitely recommend it or something similar. Despite being very careful, I scratched the bumper paint a few times in the first 8 months before I put the protector on. It’s a little pricey but definitely worth the added protection!

Here’s a pic, but please excuse the filth… it’s January in Canada, impossible to keep it clean these days!




Cheers,
DoC


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Might get me one, looks good

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Curious to see if anyone has installed the Bumperdillo Protections Plates from VW on their Tiguan. I'm trying to get a feel for how it might look, specifically the brushed black look on a white exterior. Post a picture if you've installed one. I'm curious to know your thoughts. Worth it? Yeah, No? Why? Yes, I've seen the stock photo but I wanted a picture with a wider perspective. Trying to decide if it would be a nice add-on with some functionality for protecting the bumper area.
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VW now has a glossy black Bumperdillo that matches the trim on a R Line Black. I just picked up one but I haven't had a chance to install it yet.
 

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VW now has a glossy black Bumperdillo that matches the trim on a R Line Black. I just picked up one but I haven't had a chance to install it yet.
Hey GregRob, when you get it installed can you post some pics up, from like 10-15 ft away, different angles, etc. Trying to gauge the look before I make the purchase.
 

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On my GTI, I got a strip of PPF cut to fit that area (including going over the corner since that's the most likely place to get scraped and is NOT covered by the bumperdillo). Think it came from Lamin-X, but wouldn't be hard to cut your own from a roll.

For the tiguan, I'd like to put something there, but maybe that Dawn Enterprises protector would be a better bet.

The GTI PPF has been hit once while loading a grill into the hatch. I am pretty sure the PPF did its job and saved the paint, but now there's a couple millimeter hole where the PPF was damaged. Only real option there is to pull the whole sheet and lay down a new one. For the Tiguan something that can take a few hits might be a better bet.
 

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Bought the Bumperdillo in Black this morning, part arrives overnight so I'lll have it tomorrow. Going to see about getting it installed on Friday and I'll post some pictures. :)
 

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Got mine installed... looks so good. Have it all taped up at the moment to help it adhere. I'll get some photos gathered today and post up. The black is really good looking. Here's a little sneaky peek. 👀 What I like the most is how it breaks up the white. It needed something and I didn't really know what it was until I installed this.
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Got mine installed... looks so good. Have it all taped up at the moment to help it adhere. I'll get some photos gathered today and post up. The black is really good looking. Here's a little sneaky peek. 👀 What I like the most is how it breaks up the white. It needed something and I didn't really know what it was until I installed this.
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Did you guys get charged for the Bumperdillo install? My dealer shows $96 for the part and $216 for installation...which is insane cause I can obviously handle it myself.
I installed the protection plate myself. Your only charged install if you want them to install it. Just need an extra hand to hold it in place since the left and right edge line doesn't like to sit on the lip of the bumper. Really easy to install beyond that. It's already marked with a sticker which identifies the center. Plus it's already got the adhesive.
 

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I put one on, but not the bumperdillo branded one from VW. Here in Canada the dealer only has access to the silver color one which I did not want.

I got one from Amazon, Dawn Enterprises (RBP-005) since it’s black in color and is the only one I could find that comes over the edge unlike the dealer one does.

If you use the hatch frequently I definitely recommend it or something similar. Despite being very careful, I scratched the bumper paint a few times in the first 8 months before I put the protector on. It’s a little pricey but definitely worth the added protection!

Here’s a pic, but please excuse the filth… it’s January in Canada, impossible to keep it clean these days!




Cheers,
DoC


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Ps, the dealer one does go over the edge, maybe not the ENTIRE edge like yours, but still, very close.... ;)
 
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