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Fitment #44615 Sep 13, 10:35pm Sep 13, 10:35pm
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how do bodyshops do fitments? like, say the front bumper is a little too wide or big, what do they do to make it to size?

Re: Fitment [Re: shox] #44616 Sep 13, 10:38pm Sep 13, 10:38pm
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they shave it, add more to it, bend it in or out...

one what that works great is the put the kit in the sun, put a heavy structure at one end, and another at the other end... then spray it with water and leave it in the sun all day... this should bend it into the desired direction thumbsup



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Re: Fitment [Re: isaac] #44617 Sep 13, 10:42pm Sep 13, 10:42pm
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wouldn't that concave the bumper like outwards? like, wouldn't it bend outwards more?

Re: Fitment [Re: shox] #44618 Sep 13, 11:07pm Sep 13, 11:07pm
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Originally Posted by shox

wouldn't that concave the bumper like outwards? like, wouldn't it bend outwards more?


inwards... outwards... whatever way you need to go, to get the bumper how you want it to fit.

you gotta remember, that when bumpers are shipped from the manufacture, they are stacked on top of each other, and may bend if left in this position for several days during transport... or shipping to your address from the shipper... this is normal and why its ALWAYS recommend that you take your kit to a PROFESSIONAL for installation

Professional = bodyshop with much experience at installing aftermarket body kits and other such pieces... not just any normal bodyshop who only specialize in insurance claims and accident repairs


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Re: Fitment [Re: shox] #44619 Sep 13, 11:07pm Sep 13, 11:07pm
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Re: Fitment [Re: shox] #44620 Sep 13, 11:08pm Sep 13, 11:08pm
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Re: Fitment [Re: shox] #44622 Sep 13, 11:29pm Sep 13, 11:29pm
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hey man if its a good bdy shop and they know whats they are doing you will have a good filment

Re: Fitment [Re: shox] #44623 Sep 14, 10:05am Sep 14, 10:05am
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wow thats a lot of bumpers isaac, would that be your shop?

Re: Fitment [Re: isaac] #44624 Sep 14, 5:53pm Sep 14, 5:53pm
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