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Old 05-05-2017, 11:48 PM
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Default How do you attach your rear bumpers?

I'm using some hardware store nuts and bolts, but hoping to get something that is more secure and looks a little less "Home Depot Special"...thoughts?
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Old 05-06-2017, 08:19 AM
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Bumper? Or tail light panel? All the panels I've seen use carriage bolts through the bodywork. That gives the smooth head presented to the outside and doesn't look so "kit-car-ish". You can get them in chrome, too. Both of my old cars used 3/8" bolts if I remember right, and just 2 to hold that panel on. Alternately, just fiberglass a block of wood behind the panel and screw in a dowel hanger (screw thread one end, bolt thread the other), then you can have a "fastenerless" rear panel.
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