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Old 05-31-2014, 10:28 PM   #1
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the ____ are these for?

there located in the rear bumper basically..
someone on another forum posted this and the responses are retarded... funny tho!
I have noticed these myself and always wondered what there purpose is... any one know?
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Old 06-01-2014, 11:42 AM   #2
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65 views.. no comment?
does no one know or am I just retarded for not knowing lol

at first glance I thought maybe a blinker fluid reservoir but then noticed theres two
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are they inside the plastic bumper cover? do you have to remove the cover to view them?
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100+ views and nobody knows...

They are mounted inside of the rear wheel wells, behind the tire, on both sides of the car.
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yah just look in your rear wheel wells.. you will see them.. not sure if no one knows or its a stupid question so there just not replying haha but seriously I don't know..
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They look like bumper supports
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i will look at mine next time im outside. If they are in the back of the rear wheel well, my guess would be that it guards debris from getting into a body crevice or something like that..
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maybe you could use them to wedge the door open so that it doesnt slam on your leg as you are getting out.
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i will look at mine next time im outside. If they are in the back of the rear wheel well, my guess would be that it guards debris from getting into a body crevice or something like that..

lol I highly doubt that.. there pretty heavy and bulky...
My brother seems to think there axel bump stops... rubber pinion snubs
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They do seem rather solid when I tap on them.
lol. I don't see any wires or vacuum lines going to either one of them.
Im going to start getting the Bullitt that I bought ready for bodywork and paint next week so when I get the bumper cover off, I'll get the part #`s and Google them.
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awesome man... yeah I would like to know there purpose... seems like useless weight!.. however everything serves a purpose I suppose.
Almost 200 views and not one person said what they are lol
what a weak forum.
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Old 06-01-2014, 10:40 PM   #12
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Haha.
I looked in the service manual for a while and couldn't find any reference to them.
They're probably a piece of the car that never breaks so nobody pays any attention to them.
We'll see...
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Old 06-01-2014, 11:01 PM   #13
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lol yeah... I was also curious about what I believe to be the fuel vapor canister that's up in there as well and when it needs cleaning or replacing or what to do with it for general maintenance.. or just leave it alone forever lol ... just trying to educate myself about the parts of the car that I normally don't think twice about.
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I did find reference to the purge canister! Lol
It should throw a code if something goes wrong in that "department" and I don't think that there is anything to do as far as maintaining it. The test to make sure that it's functioning correctly seems to be a vacuum test.
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Part# F4ZB-6328035-AA
It is called the Rear Bumper to Quarter Panel Filler Pad.
It seems like a large, bulky piece, to be a "filler pad", but it was made in Canada so who knows?
As I delve into this car further, I'll try to determine what the function of these odd pieces actually is...
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seems like unnecessary weight to me.. Facking Canadians
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I'd leave it for better weight distribution. Our cars are already nose heavy!
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im not sure what I am going to do with them lol probably nothing..
just curious of what they are actually used for!
Rear Bumper to Quarter Panel Filler Pad...
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Maybe there is some strange law regarding the size and/or shape of wheel wells that manufactures have to conform to, and this piece is just to conform to those specs.
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im not sure what I am going to do with them lol probably nothing..
just curious of what they are actually used for!
Rear Bumper to Quarter Panel Filler Pad...

Wonder who's the guy who came up wit such a creative name for them. Lmao
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Maybe they act as counter weights and reduce noise and vibration. Idk.
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the_____are these for?

These stupid spacers collect lots of debris. I removed mine out of curiosity & found them packed with dirt. Not dry dirt. Needless to say, I've now got two fist sized holes
I have to repair. I will not re-install these seemingly useless pieces of plastic. I'll keep them in my spare parts in case I need. I would strongly advise owners who have these
on older mustangs in the northern half of the US remove & clean out the junk collected
in the pockets that are up against sheet metal.
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I can settle this once and for all. Those are crash pads for the bumper to wheel well. They basically keep the bumper from smashing into the wheel. But they really don't do anything when smashed since they're usually brittle and filled with sand. Done and done.


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Sooooo remove them? Lol
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