US spec rear bumpers

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US spec rear bumpers

Post by ian65 » Fri Dec 30, 2016 5:48 pm

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anyone know if I just need the outer skin and can reuse my UK spec bumper reinforcing bar or is the reinforcing bar different as well?

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Re: US spec rear bumpers

Post by KiwiDave » Fri Dec 30, 2016 6:07 pm

Sorry ... what was the question?? Far too busy looking at that cute ass and that stance :oops:
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Re: US spec rear bumpers

Post by Hobbawobba » Fri Dec 30, 2016 7:11 pm

I want one of these also haha. Was looking on Yahoo Japan a few weeks ago :lol:

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Re: US spec rear bumpers

Post by spirit r » Sat Dec 31, 2016 7:06 am

ian65 wrote: anyone know if I just need the outer skin and can reuse my UK spec bumper reinforcing bar or is the reinforcing bar different as well?
The reinforcing bar is different Ian. The US spec are also out of aluminium not steel. The bumper is fixed with shock absorber.
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Post by Hobbawobba » Sat Dec 31, 2016 12:22 pm

I was also thinking to just make a cutout in the UK bumper, clean it up, make brackets for plate/lights then mount it back on the car. Unsure how it'd turn out though ha

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Post by spirit r » Sat Dec 31, 2016 1:32 pm

Hobbawobba wrote:I was also thinking to just make a cutout in the UK bumper, clean it up, make brackets for plate/lights then mount it back on the car. Unsure how it'd turn out though ha
James done it looks not so bad. Ask him about the cost.
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Post by gt_james » Sat Dec 31, 2016 5:56 pm

I've got a jap rear bumper not fitted, I can get you some pics to compare to yours if you need? Mine needs fixing as the edge cracked in shipping.

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Re: US spec rear bumpers

Post by Hobbawobba » Sat Dec 31, 2016 6:17 pm

Oh whoa! Didn't even realise James had done that! :o

Other James.. yeah get some pics up bro! Let's get some ideas going :D

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