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Originally Posted by AutoXer23 View Post
Thank you Thank you Thank you.....

I've watched Chip Foose on Overhaulin tuck bumpers on numerous cars and always thought it was pretty cool. I've been looking at my bumpers and trying to figure out how it would look so much better this way.

Do you have any pic of where to cut the shock tubes?

Nice build !!!!
Haha, thanks. Chip Foose, king of the bumper tuck😀

If you look at the picture of the bumper tubes you can see the welds. Its cut as clse to the cabin as possible. Leaving only the backplate, with the single bolt, to be weldes back on the tube. I think it is the strongest sollution. But as long as your weld isnt under where the clamp is, I think youll be ok. I had a pro do the welding, as I was told the tin aluminium should be TIG welded. Im no welder😉

Ive also seen it done with US bomper shocks. Then you drill a hole, to lett the fluids out. Compress the shocks to your desired length, an seccure with a skrew.
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