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Old 07-27-2011, 11:27 PM
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do i need the front bumper reinforcment beam to install front bumper?

I bought my front bumper today but haven't gotten the bumper reinforcement beam can I install bumper without it
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Re: do i need the front bumper reinforcment beam to install front bumper?

Yes you can install bumper without reinforcement. I ran a kit and factory bumber for years without it but would not recommend it. You have to make some brackets to hold it up in place and it will still sag alot over time.

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Re: do i need the front bumper reinforcment beam to install front bumper?

the bumper is gonna sag like a mo-fo (as if 5th gens bumpers aren't known for sagging enough as it is hahaha)

so your gonna hafta fab up some mounts to hold it up.
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Re: do i need the front bumper reinforcment beam to install front bumper?

I guess ill just wait till I buy the beam, thanks yall
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