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Old 04-28-2013, 08:30 AM   #1
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Stock front bumper end removal

Hey guys how would I go about removing the stock front bumper milk jugs? I know there's some sort of preventer nut in there and can't figure out how to break the screw from the preventer nut. Btw my dad put like steel screws on and everything is like rusted. I managed to get one side off but I had to like pry it off. Please help me with this. Many thanks!

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The nut locks on to the bumper and might break free and spin. Might have to drill them out.

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Hey guys how would I go about removing the stock front bumper milk jugs? I know there's some sort of preventer nut in there and can't figure out how to break the screw from the preventer nut. Btw my dad put like steel screws on and everything is like rusted. I managed to get one side off but I had to like pry it off. Please help me with this. Many thanks!
We used a power hacksaw to cut the bolts off that were rusted. They are a PITA sometimes when they don't cooperate. Are you planning to put on end caps or leave it open/unfinished?
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If you're like me and don't care about salvaging the jugs, cut them off, and then you can hold the nut with some pliers or something.
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If you're like me and don't care about salvaging the jugs, cut them off, and then you can hold the nut with some pliers or something.
OOHH why cut them off when you can sell them lol NOT.
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Old 04-28-2013, 08:37 AM   #6
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Why stop at the jugs?
4" angle grinder with metal cutoff wheel....
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Why stop at the jugs?
4" angle grinder with metal cutoff wheel....
looks great
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:27 AM   #8
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I loosened what I could then parked next to sturdy pole and used a ratchet strap to get mine off.
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:41 AM   #9
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I fought mine for an hour trying to remove the screws with no luck. I just talked dirty to them, used my foot, and filed them under G.
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The nut locks on to the bumper and might break free and spin. Might have to drill them out.
They are rusted to the screws but the screws are stripped. If I drill them out will the milk jug just slide out?
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They are rusted to the screws but the screws are stripped. If I drill them out will the milk jug just slide out?
Most likely...
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They are rusted to the screws but the screws are stripped. If I drill them out will the milk jug just slide out?
Yes... Or cut/sawsall like others have mentioned.
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Old 04-28-2013, 10:27 AM   #13
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Ok thanks guys!
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I had the same problem where my screws were rusted. I got one of them off after about and hour and decided it wasn't worth it so I ended up just using a sawsall and cut the plastic milk jugs right off as close the the metal part of the front bumper as a could
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Old 08-10-2013, 02:50 PM   #15
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I kicked mine with my size 13 an the plastic clip that the screw holds to broke and the whole thing slid out. No tools no fuss. Lol

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