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rear bumper-leave or take off?

i have this rear bumper on my truck that came with it when i bought it. im not to fond of if it so ive been debating on if i want to take it off or leave it. what do you guys think?


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hack off the ends if you keep it, seems too long
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why is that angle iron along the whole bottom i think it would look better with out that piece and just the *****
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unless you can make it fit between the bed sides and remove that hitch, i say take it off. wasnt designed for the truck and it just looks bad as is
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i think if it was cut down to kinda fit the size of the truck it wouldn't look that bad but now it just looks too wide
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everything on there was welding on...i hate that angle iron crap. im pretty sure im just ganna take it off....anyone want to buy it haha
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Cut it down to size, paint it black/herculine it and remove that hack job of a hitch.
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thats why i want to take it off...that hitch is stupid. and the angle iron underneath it...its stupid also. but id have to hack it all off and cause everythings welded on.
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take a cut off wheel and cut the weld and get it off. then smooth it out and paint it black
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Herm has the right idea!
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To remove the hitch, just cut where the welds are. Then smooth it out.
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cut it down or ditch it and put a the stocker on it.
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Cut it down to size or take it off
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take it off! that looks terrible!
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I think if you cut it down it would look ok. If not, then take it off.
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Id say get that puppy off there looks to goddy!
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looks like you can weld your exhaust up to it and have a sweet side exit dual system!

just kidding, take it off!
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Take it off and put a stock bumper on or make your own.
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hahaha ive thought about cutting it off but ive got a bike to tow so thats the only reason why its on. i want to make a bumper thats flush with the tailgate...but i think ima take it off and get a stock one for now...thanks guys....i know it would look better without it. ill put some pictures up when i do take it off and see what ya guys think then.
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hack off the ends and make it flush with the bedsides then it wont be too bad, id sport it that way
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ya well i dont like it all so its coming off....i dont want to cut it down....why hack it if its coming off anyway. but that bumper sucks!
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Toss it, and make a better fitting/looking bumper.
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Take it off!
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Yeah I'm not diggin that bumper at all looks weird as hell, maybe as mentioned above if you cut it down and do some welding it would look cool, but i'm not one for it, just my opinion , but if you like it thats all that matters.
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