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The only word of caution I would add when painting a textured bumper is that if you are looking for a glossy finish (i.e. the same as the car's bodywork), you will need to sand back the plastic until the surface is smooth (before priming, etc). This has the benefit of keying the surface, and removing any surface plasticisers which can otherwise cause paint reactions/problems at a later stage.
If you are happy enough to keep the stippled finish, then a short cut to preparing for paint is to wipe the bumper down with gun wash, and dry with heat.
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