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post #1 of 4 Old 05-21-2012, 07:41 PM Thread Starter
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Question front bumper adjustment

Any insight or advice before i start this? I wouldn't think its going to be difficult but from my quick look. It looks like this bumper is mounted different than i thought it was going to be.

Basically the bottom is sagging. 90% of the OBS rigs i looked at sagged. Hopefully an ez fix. My OCD Is getting to me about it. Mainly wondering if there is an adjustment or will i need to shim it?

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yep shim it! i used a few flat washers behind the upper bolts.


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if you shim it the bottom of the bumper will come closer to the tire right? I just bought new tires for my OBS and they are 285, as of right now my bumper is less then a 1/2 inch from the tire when i am turned to the left. my bumper looks a lot like yours did in the picture. If i shim it will it for sure rub then?

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If the blue truck in your sig is the bumper you are referring to, it is BENT or the brackets are bent. Take it off and straighten it

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