You may have to drill and retap the threads after that. Set the bumper parallel to the body and tighten to 40 Nm. Now I see the problem. We wanted to offer something that would protect all of the underside engine components, on both street cars and modified track cars you never know when something will pop up in the way. Vehicle models change and evolve, as they grow older, so the vehicle shown in our illustrations may vary slightly from yours. Once you have the car properly secured on jack stands, Crawl under the car and look up at the lower panel in the center of the bumper.
Need to replace the bumper mounts? Once the bumper is off the car with the impact absorbers attached, then you can have direct access to the outside bolts as needed. I will handle this, fitted quite a few towbars, I'm a technical person by trade, but I've learnt to rather ask those that know rather than stuff something up, with the correct info it will be a short job, without it will take longer, and I might need to buy parts. Undo the screws on the guide, relocate it back onto the bumper, and then screw it down again. You definitely will need to remove the spare. If you need mirrors we have those too!.
Recently had my rear bumper off. I wish to return it to its home location but will need to remove the bumper to relocate. Over time, your rear bumper will have absorbed the elements, small fender-benders, dents, cuts, scrapes and more. Heres a link to the article. As always, if you have any questions or comments about this helpful article, please Comments and Suggestions: jtru Comments: I just bought a new rear bumper and was wondering if all the parts from the old bumper can be swapped onto the new one April 11, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: If in good condition, yes.
Call a helper, friend, wife, or basically anything that has use of arms to help you remove the bumper. These E46 exterior parts will make you the talk of the town. Each has a phillips screw that you need to undo. So far I removed the trim. Look under the arch and you will see it has probably come out of the guide. We will need to remove the expansion rivets and screws that hold the bumper to the chassis. Bolt in the illustration is not shown.
Depends on which style bumper you have, it may be necessary to remove the trim. I probably need to drop my spare for the right one. Along the edges of this panel, you see screws holding it to both the chassis and bumper Remove these screws along the corners and middle and pull the panel towards the front of the car to remove it. If you need a grill, we have it. Fortunately for you, the removal process for the rear bumper is quick, painless and best of all, easy! People will definitely notice the aftermarket exterior parts. July 16, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799 and they can help figure out which part or repair kit you need. Then get ready to get underneath the back bumper.
Time factor here is the main motivation for offering assistance. Recently had my rear bumper off. Begin by removing the lower bumper strip this is obviously for the pre-facelift rear bumper. . The bottom side is unfinished but the splitter can be flipped over for custom paint or vinyl wrapping.
Remove the bumper bolts -3- -1- to the shock absorbers bottom two holes -2-. To re-install the bumper, first line up the mounting brackets on the back of the bumper with the shock absorbers on the car. Front splitters prevent air from going underneath the vehicle and create an area of high pressure above the splitter, adding downforce for great traction at high speeds and preventing lift. Any help would be apreciated September 12, 2013 Followup from the Pelican Staff: The plastic mounts could be damaged, the bumper cover is going to have to come off and the damaged parts repaired or replaced. Height of bumper is adjusted by turning the plastic inserts with hexagon -5 -1 in the shock absorbers.
If you are working with the electrical system, disconnect the battery before beginning. In this article I will go over removing the rear bumper as well as replacing the mounting brackets. Unfasten expanding rivets 1 and remove center section of bumper support beam. Only for replacing rear bumper trim 51 12 157 and replacing rear bumper 51 12 001 : Remove rubbing strip for bumper at rear side left and right. September 12, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: If the bracket is not damaged it should slide back on. Now take the lower bumper panel, and re-install it by pushing it in towards the rear of the car. Our engineers paid close attention to fitment in all areas including radiator support and fender liners.
The cover often at removal remains in shock absorber. My Humber is hanging on one side. In this case the impact energy is seen through is inside an aluminum beam and two hydraulic shock absorber. I had to a slim screw driver to remove the clips. If something seems different, let us know and share your info to help other users.