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Old 04-20-2012, 09:06 PM   #1
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Well damn...

As I'm tightening up the bolts to my new GT bumper I hear this loud pop, and I think to myself "oh sh*t" I look done and I snapped the bolt... I didn't even have that much pressure on it. So i try to continue and keep going with out that one bolt. Well... It's not flush with the wheel well and there is about a cm-2cm gap between the lights and the bumper, it just isn't flush. So I pulled the old bolt from the old bumper and going to try an use that tomorrow in place of the other one that broke, only 1 bolt is tightened down all the way the rest are just holding on but tight enough to hold it through the night. I hope once I tighten them all down and replace the broken bolt that it will all line up correctly, if not A.M is gonna get a call in the morning...

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I'm stupid as hell... I forgot 2 bolts

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Problem solved....

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Except for the gap between the lights and bumper... Or is there always a small gap?
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Which bumper? Front or back?
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Which bumper? Front or back?
My rear bumper has a small gap like 1/4" gap between my rear lights and the bumper.
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Old 04-20-2012, 09:16 PM   #5
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And is urs the stock rear bumper?
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And is urs the stock rear bumper?
An aftermarket v6 bumper, i think the gap got bigger when i installed an aftermarket tail lights. I hope you took pictures of the installation like the location of the bolts etc. haha, i'm planning on changing mine to gt.
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An aftermarket v6 bumper, i think the gap got bigger when i installed an aftermarket tail lights. I hope you took pictures of the installation like the location of the bolts etc. haha, i'm planning on changing mine to gt.
The swap was easier than the front bumper. And no pics, but AM has a full instructions
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The swap was easier than the front bumper. And no pics, but AM has a full instructions
Thanks! I just read all the instructions, now m ready for the gt bumper. Hahaha! I dont know how much will it cost me to let a shop adjust my tips just to center it in the gt bumper holes. Less than 100??? I hope so. :/
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Well tips should be 3.5-4.0 inches to fill out those cut outs if u have that I'd say less than 100 they would have to bend the tailpipes or just cut some new ones
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Well tips should be 3.5-4.0 inches to fill out those cut outs if u have that I'd say less than 100 they would have to bend the tailpipes or just cut some new ones
I think i have a 3" or 3.5" tips, not sure. I'll try to get a gt bumper 2moro. I hope this guy from craigslist still have it then i'll try to post picts and see if theres a gap... thanks!
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I think i have a 3" or 3.5" tips, not sure. I'll try to get a gt bumper 2moro. I hope this guy from craigslist still have it then i'll try to post picts and see if theres a gap... thanks!
Think there is normally a small gap anyways... Even stock but smaller. Im going to this exhaust shop if I get mine hooked up.
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Mines stock and has a gap. I'd say about a 1/4 inch.
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Mines stock and has a gap. I'd say about a 1/4 inch.
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