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Just ordered rear bumper

Discussion in 'All-Pro Off Road' started by bellero, Sep 11, 2012.

  1. Sep 11, 2012 at 5:02 PM
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    bellero

    bellero [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I just ordered a rear bumper from All-Pro today. I'm pretty stoked about it and can't wait to install it. I'll post some pics once it's on the truck.
     
  2. Sep 11, 2012 at 7:56 PM
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    I just installed mine by myself. Weight-wise, it seems about the same as the OEM and only took a few hours.

    I also ordered the hidden class III hitch, but haven't installed that yet.

    That may not seem too useful, but if you drop the rear off a steep shelf, the hitch is protected from damage, which it would probably endure with the OEM setup.

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    Edited to add adjusted bumper with license plate lights:

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  3. Sep 11, 2012 at 8:12 PM
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    allpro

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    Thanks for the order! Let us know if you have any questions on the install. It is pretty straight forward though.

    Looks good! Thanks for posting. :)
     
  4. Sep 11, 2012 at 10:44 PM
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    MJonAgs32

    MJonAgs32 asphinctersayswhat?

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    I'm not sure if there's an install guide from AP (there isn't one on their website). But keep all bolts loose and make sure you get all bolts to get some thread, then tighten everything down. This is especially true if you have the hitch also.

    Also, the hitch has 4 bolts that go into the frame, 2 on each side. I learned from calling AP that on 2 of them, the OEM bolts wont work because it's too small. I ended up drilling and using my own bolt and nut per side

    here's the view from the bottom. the one labeled impossible is the one where I had to drill my own hole into the frame. Do this on both sides
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    here's another view
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    Also, make sure you take out the black plastic pieces underneath the taillights so that you can push the bumper all the way in (got this info when I called AP)
     
  5. Sep 15, 2012 at 12:53 PM
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    area 52

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    Good to know, as I left those on, but I'll be removing them.

    I seldom read instructions, anyway.

    Jim
     
  6. Sep 21, 2012 at 5:24 PM
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    bellero

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    Thanks for all the comments/advice. However the bumper is for my 1st Gen and quite different from the one posted by Area 52.
    It's supposed to be delivered this Monday, I'll post some pics once it's painted and installed.
    I'm very tempted to paint it with something like Line-X spray-on for bedliners. Any advice against this?
     
  7. Jun 21, 2013 at 2:34 PM
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    stinkyspice

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    got any pictures what did you paint it with. i just ordered mine about a week ago some year truck cant wait to get it. i painted my slider with some rustoleum stuff and wheels.. seems to be holding up really well!!
     
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