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Old 02-27-2007, 07:58 PM   #1
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Default Bumper Cover Replacement - How Difficult?

Getting around to having a new front bumper cover painted and installed after a minor winter accident. I started wondering how difficult it would be to install a new one myself after I have it painted to save some dough. I've got access to a vehicle as long as I need it so it could sit for a few days for the install if required. Just thought I'd get some ideas on this if anybody has experience with it.

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It is quite easy to do assuming the bolts are not too rusty. There are 3 10mm bolts going up from the bottom inside the fender area, the screws to remove the innfer fender, and then a couple push-in plastic pieces under the front in the opening. That'* about it. I've removed and replaced several front and rear bumper covers so far.
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just have a helper line up the bumper when reinstalling it, you dont want to scratch it or the fenders
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Good deal. I've got two friends I was just talking with about this and they are willing to help. I think we can tackle it by the sounds of it.

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Hmmmmm...interesting.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/00-01...spagenameZWDVW

I may give this guy a call.
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I've decided to give this guy a shot based on his feedback. He accepted a Best Offer of $290 painted plus shipping. Hopefully things turn out well. I may be posting for some help once the bumper install takes place.
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