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930 Bumper fitment help needed

I recently replaced my factory bumpers on my 930 with Yellow bird turbo bumpers from TRE Motorsports. I am having some fitment issues with the rear bumper, there is a 3/4 inch gap on the drivers side and about a 1/2 on the passenger side.

Wondering if anyone would have suggestions on how best to fill the gap or rework the bumper.






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The bumper rubber seal helps with this.
It's a seal that your car should already have.
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That seal will fill up this gap? the gap seems pretty big. thanks for the comment
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Here is the seal that Brandon is referring to. As far as it completely filling up the gap, you'll probably have to test that to see, but it is fairly thick and squishes down quite a bit when installed.

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If that seal doesn't work, you're either going to have to make your own suitable seal, or do some serious fiber glass work on your bumper
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That seal will fill up this gap? the gap seems pretty big. thanks for the comment
Gaps look less.........gappy when their filled. But your right it does seem like a big gap. I didn't want to say anything since your bumper looks painted.
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Also you might be surprised by how much you can adjust things back there. I'm working a bumper too. Usually not a bolt on thing but close. I had some sanding to do for mine to fit. Then some manipulation of the bumper bars etc.
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cool thanks I'll look into it.

The whole car was paint last winter and I decided to add the yellow bird bumpers. I have read posts from people who had to do a lot of work "reworking" bumpers to fit their cars. So I really reserached which companies folks had a good experience with when using aftermarket bumpers. Hence I used TRE they have a good track record from many of the posts i've read.

Hopefully this seal will do the trick.

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It will definitely help and might even fix it.
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I put just the slightest "help" with a floor jack under my rear bumper to get that gap closer before I snug up the bumper shock bolts and the crescent straps that go around the tube of the shock.

If you tighten it while its under its own weight, there's a sag there that the jack can take up.

(Of course, this is with the stock bumper assembly... jacking fiberglass sounds like a different story, and maybe not even necessary given the light weight of it.) But FWIW

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