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Hey there,

Can anyone tell me which is the best way to put on a 66 front bumper?

On removal I followed the haynes manual, but it prove to be tricky if you did not want to damage paint.

Do you put the stone deflector and valance on before or after?

Thanks

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IIRC, it is easy to put on the stone deflector, then the bumper, then the valance, then the bumper guards
good luck - and use a helper when reassembling to avoid doing something you'll regret


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it's kind of hard to do this without chipping the paint somewhere. I always start by getting the 4 front bolts started and then attach the bolts through the front of the fenders. Get someone to push the bumper in and tighten the bolts. Do the fender bolts last so you can get the bumper level.

on the front bolts, the best thing to use to tighten the bolts is a breaker bar with a shallow socket. takes a while to tighten, but gives the easiest access.

you can put masking tape around the areas where you'll be working to help minimize the paint chips

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Thanks to all for the tips.

Hope everything will go right when I get there...


Columbo

First time '66 Mustang rolling restoration, nearing completion.
 
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