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 Post subject: Cutting a ( rear) bumper my way Pics added 10/3
PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 2009 4:23 pm 
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Have had this on the to do list for 3 years, but everyone kept telling me not to do it

Well last night I started it, today I finished, some may like it, some may not, I DO!!!!
But when you start seeing cut bumpers like this remember who ( may of ) done it first :wink:
Already had a half circle cut out for the tail pipe so started there last night
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thats where I left it last night
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Then after I installed a new right side CV I went to work on it :twisted:
this is where it ended, cut the top off the license plate and drilled a hole 3/4 " down to have it higher as well
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still a little sanding / filing to finish smoothing it out but overall done! :shock: No more snow and mud stuck up in there, so there!!!!!!!!! :lol:

JJsKJ wanted some side / full view shots so here you go!
Took the spare off for its mid year waxing in behind the brackets
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Looks good 8)

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Looks good!

Is that the Mopar hitch? That is what I have. It doesn't look bad exposed like that.

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Ohhhh nice. I can relate to the snow thing. :lol:

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Looks great Tom!

What'd you do with your exhaust tip? Looks like you removed it today.

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Looks like you gained a few x-tra inches of lift there.Nice.

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Looks great Tom!

What'd you do with your exhaust tip? Looks like you removed it today.


Didn't look right after I cut the bumper off so did away with it,

could be up for sale soon! :wink:


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Looks great. Functional too.
Full Side view?

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Get some side/ 3/4 views tomorrow

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I really like the way that looks...
Too bad Jeep didn't design the liberty w/ that much "departure" angle in the rear....
And I really dig that hitch...
anyone have one they don't need like that?

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Darn it Tom! I have been eye ballin my rear bumper thinking about doing something like that :twisted:
Looks real good man 8)


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BugginKJ wrote:
Darn it Tom! I have been eye ballin my rear bumper thinking about doing something like that :twisted:
Looks real good man 8)


I knew sooner or later someone else would do it and I wanted to be first!!! :lol: :lol:

Now trying to find some nice LED back up lights to install up above the hitch, out of the way but still light things up !


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Show off :mrgreen: You just wanted people to be able to see more of those new tires you got :wink: Doesn't look half bad

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:oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: OK Tahoe you found out the reasoning behind my insanity. I admit it just wanted to show off my nice looking tires............. :cry:

If I wasn't so lazy I would pull the Kilby and hitch off , bet it would really look taller then!


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tommudd wrote:
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Looks great Tom!

What'd you do with your exhaust tip? Looks like you removed it today.


Didn't look right after I cut the bumper off so did away with it,

could be up for sale soon! :wink:


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Looks great Tom!

What'd you do with your exhaust tip? Looks like you removed it today.


Didn't look right after I cut the bumper off so did away with it,

could be up for sale soon! :wink:


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So whats it worth to you today Daryl? Makes a huge difference in the sound, don't like mine now, not as low and rumbling like it was with the tip on. :cry: But doesn't look right with it on and it's all about looks ....right :roll:


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So whats it worth to you today Daryl? Makes a huge difference in the sound, don't like mine now, not as low and rumbling like it was with the tip on. :cry: But doesn't look right with it on and it's all about looks ....right :roll:


I'll have to call ya and figure something out.

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Since I don't get snow here in Arizona, can you explain a little more about why you would want this done other than looks? I think it looks GREAT and it is similar to what I wanted to have done with a metal bumper, but then this economy went to hell and I never thought about just cutting away the friggin plastic. Great shots of a bitchin libby!

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Tom,

What tires are those? They look great!

EDIT:
Just read your signature. :oops: Awesome! Opinions? A short review perhaps?

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