Rear bumper mod

Rear bumper mod

Postby TDMobile [OP] » June 17th 2012, 5:19pm

A couple months ago, I saw a modification that someone did to the factory bumper that used the factory mounting brackets and chopped the ends off of the factory bumper to somehow tuck it under the van instead of replacing with a roll pan. Does anyone have any idea who did this or a link to the build? I've been searching for a good two hours now and can't find the thread anywhere!!!

Thanks in advance
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Re: Rear bumper mod

Postby Jasen » June 17th 2012, 5:23pm

I remember that mod, but as you can't remember who it was.
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Re: Rear bumper mod

Postby TDMobile [OP] » June 17th 2012, 5:35pm

If I can't find it, I'm going to have to just try my best not to screw it up myself :rofl: :rofl:
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Re: Rear bumper mod

Postby Jasen » June 17th 2012, 6:55pm

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Re: Rear bumper mod

Postby TDMobile [OP] » June 17th 2012, 8:31pm

Awesome! You deserve to be the #2 overall poster of all time!

Do you know if they ever did make a kit for that mod? Or is it just another idea that died quickly?
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Re: Rear bumper mod

Postby Jasen » June 18th 2012, 12:01am

As far as I know that's a one off custom job.
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Re: Rear bumper mod

Postby TDMobile [OP] » June 18th 2012, 1:24am

I'm going to take some measurements tonight or tomorrow and I'm going to investigate how difficult it will be. I just prefer the idea of keeping the stock mounting hardware and most of the safety.
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