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yjlivin 06-04-2013 08:33 PM

Bumperette problems
Soo I have a 1992 yj and I'm trying to take the bumperettes off but I can't get to the back of the inside 2 bolts any help or suggestions???

Anticanman 06-04-2013 09:28 PM

A wrench...?

bigbossd1030 06-04-2013 09:38 PM


He is right. You just need a normal wrench nothing fancy. You need patience and you just gotta work it in there. It's not really that hard.

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jokerchief462 06-04-2013 10:38 PM

Cutoff wheel.

yjlivin 06-04-2013 11:39 PM


Recce2895 06-04-2013 11:43 PM

You just need to use a cutoff wheel

StanF 06-05-2013 07:06 AM

A 3/8 drive 9/16" deep socket worked for me. It's a pain, but doable. Driver's side is fairly easy. The exhaust pipe makes the Passenger side more difficult. Something else that I tried and was successful with (on the passenger side)...I used a couple of long 12" extensions to move the ratchet out towards the axle. It's still tight, but it fits, and you can hold/turn the ratchet. I have a ratchet with a pivoting head, which is nice, but probably not necessary.

Reddy89 06-05-2013 07:52 AM

Rproject 06-05-2013 08:12 AM

After copious amounts of PB Blaster to loosen the ancient bolts, you will need to fiddle with the right size socket and/or box wrench to get on them. The easiest way I've found is to work from the outside - in. The outbound bolts interfere with getting to the inbound bolts, or at least it's easier to get to the inbound bolts with the outbounds out of the way.

UZI4U 06-05-2013 08:14 AM

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