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Old 07-11-2005, 11:03 PM   #1
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Default Anyone ever remove the front bumper?

Is it pretty simple to remove?
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shouldnt be that hard.. ive never taken one off a bonnie, but every bumper i ever took off just had a bunch of body-clips and a couple small bolts holding it on, the hard part is the inner fenderwell retainers sometimes it easier to jack up the car to get to those
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Rear bumper... that was fun. On the front you have 3 bolts on the sides that connect to the fender. those aren't too fun. As for others, I think there are just clips.
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The back bumper was real easy for me

How much harder would you say the fronts are? Can I use normal tools? Anything complicated before I try?
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All you need is a 2002 Oldsmobile Alero and a lot of speed! :

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well, compared to the back, the bolts seemed a little more difficult to me, but I was also removing the fender in a junkyard, so a lift or jack was not at my disposal to get those bolts. I would say it should be on par with the rear.
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How much harder would you say the fronts are? Can I use normal tools? Anything complicated before I try?
All you need is a 2002 Oldsmobile Alero and a lot of speed! :

LMAO hahahaha

Nice one Ireli...


# nuts and a retainer on each side of the car where the bumper meets the front fender. drink beer. Remove the lower splash guards from the under side of the bmper (if you car hasn't had them ripped off)
drink beer.....Remove the front couple screws from the front fender walls...then the cover sould be pretty much loose and ready to fall off. Except there are some plastic push/plugs holding the inside parts of the cover to the reinforment and mounts. pop those out and you'll have the cover off. Sounds harder than it really is.

Good luck. This is the best I remember it to my knowledge. Just removed SSEi95'* front bumper about a month or two ago.....
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Goddamn

Was that your car? I hope your ok.
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Front bumper cover is EASY on a 92-99.
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