has anyone modified metal rear bumper 251 807 311D to replace the fiberglass number on 1991 vanagon?

Asked by May 13, 2014 at 01:01 PM about the 1991 Volkswagen Vanagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1991 vanagon and would like to replace the fiberglass number.  The bumper for
sale say they do not replace the plastic ones.  Except gowesty who says they will fit with
modification.  thanks,sally

4 Answers


There are some great aftermarket tubular bumpers on Vanagons out there...I don't have any sources right now, but I'm sure they can be had and would be much better that the OEM metal one with the crappy plastic endcaps.


For example...


Hi my name is Jamie ,gowesty is great for that kind of stuff ,when I need things for my 1983 vanagon westfilia I always go to gowesty for that kind of stuff .that's what I would do ,but that's me I do things the right way the first time ,and I've had great luck with them ......Jamie P.s. Call Josh at the shop and ask him. ( 805/528-7888 )

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

This is what I have on my van....Jamie Click on my face and chk. Out my van and see

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions


Looking for a Used Vanagon in your area?

CarGurus has 18 nationwide Vanagon listings and the tools to find you a great deal.


Search Volkswagen Vanagon Questions

Volkswagen Vanagon Experts

#1 Scott Sr.
Scott Sr.
Reputation 870
#2 Ryan Redenbaugh
Ryan Redenbaugh
Reputation 250
#3 chassy
Reputation 200
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen EuroVan
68 listings starting at $4,950
Used Toyota Land Cruiser
9 Great Deals out of 1,012 listings starting at $3,800
Used Jeep Wrangler
264 Great Deals out of 15,849 listings starting at $3,200
Used Land Rover Defender
118 listings starting at $25,999
Used Toyota 4Runner
227 Great Deals out of 19,353 listings starting at $1,500
Used Volkswagen Jetta
563 Great Deals out of 44,225 listings starting at $800

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.