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Unread 08-01-2011, 03:31 AM   #1
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I need help with back bumper caps please!

Ok so I just trimmed my fenders and bumper caps the front looks great but the back has no bumper caps and some jeeps can pull it off but it makes mine look like crap and until I have the money for a back bumper I need something anyone know what to do??

This is not my jeep just a picture I found same concept I can get some pics tomorrow of what I have

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Unread 08-01-2011, 06:11 AM   #2
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Dude they cost a dollar at the junkyard. Just sayin...
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Unread 08-01-2011, 09:25 AM   #3
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Ok so I just trimmed my fenders and bumper caps the front looks great but the back has no bumper caps and some jeeps can pull it off but it makes mine look like crap and until I have the money for a back bumper I need something anyone know what to do??

This is not my jeep just a picture I found same concept I can get some pics tomorrow of what I have
So you trimmed the rear fenders, and need advice on how to put the caps you already have back on, or you don't have any rear caps at all?

You could get creative, and do some cutting on the ones you have? Could remove enough to make them look stock again (as much as you trimmed). Then use a backing plate with some pop rivets to hold it all together? A coat of paint and it could be a good temp solution?

If you don't have any, junk yard or classifieds.
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Unread 08-01-2011, 10:00 AM   #4
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Just trim the back caps to line up with your trimmed fenders, it'll look fine. I did this with my flat flares. The front mount hole was cut off so there is only one bolt holding them on, but they stay on just fine.
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Unread 08-01-2011, 10:47 AM   #5
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I trimmed them even with my bumper and they look ok
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Unread 08-01-2011, 02:33 PM   #6
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I originally did this with my front, you could try something like it in the rear?

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Unread 08-01-2011, 05:17 PM   #7
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after i did my cut and fold rear i did this to the bumper. this is getting replaced by a custom rear bumper soon though

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