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Front bumper removal step by step?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 04TacoTRD, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. Sep 11, 2011 at 7:56 PM
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    04TacoTRD

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    Hello Tacomaworld-

    I snapped the right front tow hook weldnut off the front of my 04 Tacoma 4x4 TRD when i was putting my plow mount on. Can someone be so kind as to go step by step in removing the front bumper and putting a bolt through?

    Pictures would be great. Thanks
    Ryan
     
  2. Sep 11, 2011 at 7:58 PM
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    UndefinedTaco

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    Unbolt it.

    Done.
     
  3. Sep 11, 2011 at 8:07 PM
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    Tacoma mud

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    Lol yep... Their isnt that many bolts i think 6 or something like that
     
  4. Sep 11, 2011 at 8:17 PM
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    Theres only 4 that actually hold the bumper w/brackets to the frame on mine, I'm a 2000 but don't think theres alot (if any) of difference..;)
     
  5. Sep 11, 2011 at 8:19 PM
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    UndefinedTaco

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    It's an 89 Toyota Pickup. I got some stuff done to it.. FJ axles going under it soon.
    All years should be the same if I recall.

    4 on frame
    1 on each side in fender wells.
     
  6. Sep 11, 2011 at 8:40 PM
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    YUP, 4 bolts & 2 tiny nuts for a total of 6 you are correct sir....;)
     
  7. Sep 11, 2011 at 9:00 PM
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  8. Sep 11, 2011 at 9:14 PM
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    This is the front bumper components from the factory service manual.

    front bumper 01-04.pdf
     
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  9. Sep 12, 2011 at 5:03 AM
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    04TacoTRD

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    Thanks guys-
    Will this let me access the inside of my frame? or is it boxed at the end?
     
  10. Sep 12, 2011 at 5:28 AM
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    Their is a mounting bracket that covers up the frame?
    I think this is what ur talking about?
     
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