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Old 11-17-2012, 12:03 PM
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How do you remove the bumperettes from the front bumper?

Mornin, How do you remove the front bumper pads from the front bumper on a 98 TJ? I'm going to attach a front receiver hitch and I need to remove these pads. Thanks....
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Angle grinder and a hammer if the screws don't come out.

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^^ That. Pretty sure its 4 screws a side. Think I used a T25 or T30 torx?
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Mine bolts were rusted so we used a sawzall and cut them the used a screwdriver and tin snips to pry bolts off.
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It's 2 bolts per bumperette. Take the whole bumper off and unbolt them from the back. Mine came right off.
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It's 2 bolts per bumperette. Take the whole bumper off and unbolt them from the back. Mine came right off.
This is what I did. Take the bumper off and you can easily get to all the bolts. If you can't get them off with tools, there is always an angle grinder.

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