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Carrera Bumper re-do

A winter bumper re-do project for the 86 Carrera

Procedure for a Lightweight version of the stock bumper:
- remove dot bumperettes
-replace impact bumper mounting tubes w lightweight fixed position steel tubes.
-Mill vertical slots on either side of Lic. Plate (hopefully this will remove a bit of heat from the 3.6 L engine and M&K exhaust.)
-fill all holes except lic plate mounting holes ,bellows mounting holes and the two outer mounting bumper bolt holes.
-source 1/2 "(12MM) Aluminum bolts and aluminum weld them in to bumper mounting holes (only using the 2 outer mounting holes), hope I don't regret that.
-Finish/paint and mount.

Now ,All I have have to do is mount it ,attach the r/l side bellows,source a licence plate bracket ,wire in the led lic plate bolts ,and were done.


1979 SC
1986 Carrera 3.6 L+
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