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Old 05-12-2008
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Front Bumper With Lightbar

I just put my 05 front bumper with the fabtech lightbar on it and it shakes and wobbles like a ***** because it is on the BL brackets. I know theres a thread that shows how to reinforce it so it doesnt wobble but i cant find it. Does anyone know how to do this?
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i think you just run bars from the bumper bolts to the radiator support, im not 100% sure.

post some pictures!
i want to see what it looks like.
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Trevor will post about his mod to fix the exact problem with his fabtech/or whatever blah bars.....
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I'll just resend what I already have sent you... It's hard to see but REALLY easy to do...

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Both pics are of me looking up at the motor area... so you can know what I mean
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thanks guys. i will be doing this soon because the BL bumper brackets are made out of tin foil
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^^ 3/16 zinc plated crap. I still think i want to have 5/16" steel cut out for mine, along with those reinforcement triangulation like Trevors.
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I had the same problem. I took off the cheap brackets and put on 4 solid steel plates. Rock solid now.

This is when I was fitting the first two:

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Yeah, when I get my own lift on, I plan on running some proper re-inforced mounting behind the bumper.. It'll be a week or so before I can properly re-do it.. but I want use out of my bumper still. Front AND Rear
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