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trimming bumper/ shifting it back?

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the only thing im not liking too much right now on my truck is the bumper. the front ss bumper sticks out way too much IMO.

i've been thinking about trimming it up and moving the mount points on the plastic forward and having the bumper be more flush with the grill.





anyone done this, heard of this?

sound possible?

i do realize i would need a plastic welder and that it wouldnt be easy. also to move/ alter the metal bumper, and make the wheel well part of the bumper look original.

im up to it, just wondering if im the first.

just bugs me, looks like a big nosed russian chick to me. i dunno.
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i've never seen it done on a NBS. i've seen some OBS guys do it though.

i think it'd look pretty good.
 

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theres some pics out there, just look thru some east coast coverage, orange truck with a t-rex grill comes to mind, he did it to the stock bumper if i remember correctly, if i get time i'll try & find some other pics
 

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yeah, tru dat.

with any mod, gotta be careful. :crazy: especially on the experimental kind. :biggrin:

man, it would be freakin sweet if i could find some pictures of this done. cant seem to find any anywhere.:biggun:
 

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yeah, thats what i was thinking. just shifting the bumper cover mounts back and hopefully thats a few inches. and then ill have to cut/weld the bumper cover in the wheel wells.

other than that i think it would go fairly smoothly.
 

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i know its not the same bumper...but just please dont make it look as horrid as this one. i think this one only looks bad because it was sucked in so far.

 

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WHERE ARE u going to e taking some out of the center and the sides or just the sides? i gotta basic jist on either way you coulld do it cauuse i was gonna section my rear tbss bumper and had it all down and ready to do but jst decided to sell.
 

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first off, What the hell is THAT?!?! who thought that would look good? thats not at all what i have in mind. that looks pretty bad in my opinion.

and all i want to do is slide the bumper back, towards the engine a few inches. not sure what you mean about sectioning the mid or sides there?
 
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