Rear Bumper Cover Removal

Discussion in 'Tech Articles, How-To's & Write Ups' started by Kirko, Jun 14, 2007.

  1. Kirko

    Kirko New Member

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    How do I get the rear bumper cover off? I can't figure out how to get these plastic screw pin things out.
     
  2. Dalamar

    Dalamar Legend Retired Staff SN95 Supporter

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    what part are you talking about?

    plastic interior pins pull out,
    remove interior pieces

    then there's 8 or so nuts you access through the holse in the inside back of the truck.
    that go across the top.
    and a screw in the fenderwell.

    Best I can recall.
     
  3. Kirko

    Kirko New Member

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    if you crawl under the car. the i think its 4 or 6 black pins holding the cover in.
     
  4. Grnstang

    Grnstang Member

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    You have to use one of those two pronged puller tools. Looks almost like a two pronged fork for pulling plastic clips. Just slide it under the clips and ease them out so they don't break. They're pretty easy to take off with that tool. There are also several bolts inside under the inside trunk liner that you need, I believe an 11mm socket for. Then the two screws on the outside of each of the fenders. Then it should just pull right off. Oh, and don't forget to remove the drain plug, should be on the passenger side on the edge of the bumper. Remove the plug only, not the hose. Good luck.
     
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    Knuckles281 Active Member

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    use a pry-bar if you don't have an interior upholestery remover for those pins
     
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    greenscobie86 Well-Known Member

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    Yup. Prybar worked great for me... It was atually pretty easy to get them off. And none broke, so that was a bonus.
     
  7. 330CubeGt

    330CubeGt Well-Known Member

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    Its a lil crazy how many nuts are on the back bumper lol not like its going to fall off..

    wish i had a too,l i just used a screwdriver and my man hands :dontknow: