You are gonna have to take pics of your new bumper and post them up here, you know. Its main purpose was as a test vehicle for independent rear suspension and fuel injection. You really can't see it on the back, but on the pic of the front, the paint looks dull because of the texture. Moving to the bottom we have 9 small bolts to remove to drop the under-tray. Step 6:Then, carefully pull straight out on each side of the bumper cover, where it attaches to the fender.
Smith to modify Mustang coupes at L. No drilling, painting, or cussing required. Installation Time: Afternoon September 08, 2018 Pleased with clean aggressive appearance! Many Jobs require removal of the front bumper. I accomplished this with a bit of 16-gauge wire, and some red butt connectors. They are actually in two parts, once you lift the top part then you can pull the bottom part off the car. Then the splash guards don't line up with the bottom of the bumper.
However, a mere year later, Ford brought back the highly sought after package when it debuted the 2016 model. Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour January 30, 2017 sharp awesome product! I purchased this and it installed no problem. I look back at my car and smile when I see this fascia. This will release the bumper cover from the fender retainers. I always had a case of Hot Wheels with me, I would spend hours playing with them and then hours polishing and dusting them off, checking for any scratches. Step 2: Then, remove the two 8mm bolts that hold the upper portion of the bumper cover, on each side of the grille, and carefully pry the upper portion of the bumper cover over the plastic nibs adjacent to the bolts.
Any usage or mentions of these terms throughout our website and print ads are used for identification purposes only. It is not heavy but a bit large and bulky. It works wonderfully and looks great too. It was on display to gauge market response as a possible Shelby lineup Mustang. And then set your cat on guard duty! Remove your parking light and fog light connectors, and remove the bumper cover from the car. My painter re-taped it before painting.
The paint will scratch easily so set the bumper in a place that will be clear and safe. The valance is held in place with barbed tabs that slide into slots on the bumper cover. Hey, guys, Stephanie with AmericanMuscle. I also got the splitter, not sure how it is on other years but for 2010 I had to drill all the holes to attach the splitter onto the new fascia. All my life my father would always tell stories about his 1968 Black Mustang that he purchased new. Completely satisfied with AmericanMuscle from pricing, to prompt order processing, to shipping, to customer service. A lot of guys just leave the fog lights out, but that's gonna be completely up to you.
And for some reason the grill don't sit flush with the bumper at the bottom of the grill. Built with special attention to detail, directly from Ford, this front bumper cover can be shipped right to your front door ready for prep and paint. Cars going to paint this week and I can hardly wait to get it back! Hope this helps good luck. I finished my wiring modification by wrapping the new pigtail and extension with electrical tape. The black on the bottom is definitely paint on both cars, not just raw plastic. Freight items can only be shipped within the continental 48 states, no expedited methods. The splitter fit right up to it and looks great.
Step 7:Finally, carefully pull the entire bumper cover assembly forward to gain access to fog light and parking light connectors. If the body shop is telling you they can't paint the textured section, they're either lazy or just want to try to charge you more. Bulb type is a H11 or a H9 works to I think? Now when I got everything in it all looked good until I started to put everything into place. Saw it in real life and noticed that, I actually liked the black on the bottom. The rest of the bumper should be unpainted plastic.
Bumper Cover featured on the California Special from the factory. At some point you have to get under the car so go ahead and put the front end up on jack stands. Smith, in Ionia, Michigan, in steel molds. Very solid plastic mold, perfect interchangeable snug-fit. The most prized versions are the and versions, of which only a handful were made. So I have created this page as a separate article.