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Front bumper end removal 1st gen

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by mattleegee, Apr 13, 2010.

  1. Apr 13, 2010 at 4:30 PM
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    mattleegee

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    I feel some like 10mm bolts back there...

    Anyone want to shoot a quick how to with tool list?
    Its sunny i need to paint!

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. Apr 13, 2010 at 4:37 PM
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    im talking about those little "chrome" bumper caps on the front bumper... not the entire bumper
     
  3. Apr 13, 2010 at 6:52 PM
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  4. Apr 13, 2010 at 7:11 PM
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    I think he's referring to these....... The 98 thru 00s have these shiny front corners.

    mattleegeebumpercaps.jpg
     
  5. Apr 13, 2010 at 7:15 PM
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    If you want the chrome ends off, you have to remove the frt bumper assy. Its EZ
     
  6. Apr 13, 2010 at 7:42 PM
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    dang ive been out there beating on shit for 40mins...
    i was trying to not take off the bumper... i can see the little clips but cant pop it

    i guess bumper needs to come off...

    got the grille painted black anyway... guess i will have to go rip that off tommarow
     
  7. Apr 13, 2010 at 7:44 PM
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    thank you, found a small write up on the bumper removal
     
  8. Apr 13, 2010 at 9:24 PM
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    where is this write up? please provide thanks.
     
  9. Apr 14, 2010 at 7:58 AM
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  10. Apr 14, 2010 at 6:11 PM
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  11. Apr 15, 2010 at 6:40 PM
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    easiest way is to take the bumper as 1 piece there is 4 or 8 bolt on the bracket to the frame if i remember they are 12mm or 14mm and then it slides out. dont forget to unplug lights and maybe mark the brackets to make alignment easier on install
     
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