Mudds chopped rear bumper

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Next up a completely hidden rear hitch, make it look even a litle higher.
I like the look of almost stock but something a little different that most see but can't quite fiqure it out. :D
 

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Tom

I really like the way this looks. Can you tell me what kind of tool you used to get a nice clean cut?
Also, wondering why you decided to remove the exhaust tip? I just added one to mine and plan to trim the bumper so was just curious.
Thanks
 

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I'm no Mudd Man, but I have done this mod. I used an electric angle grinder with a 4" cutoff wheel on it. Much easier than the first time I cut my front bumper. I used a cordless jigsaw to do that. The angle grinder goes much quicker.
 

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Tom

I really like the way this looks. Can you tell me what kind of tool you used to get a nice clean cut?
Also, wondering why you decided to remove the exhaust tip? I just added one to mine and plan to trim the bumper so was just curious.
Thanks

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works good, can go real slow if needed but only takes maybe 10 minutes to do the whole bumper. Also cut my license plate off about 1.5 inches to fit up higher. Sanded where I cut the bumper at a little afterwards and done!!!
The exhaust tip hung down too far after the cut, didn't like the look, cut the tailpipe back to where it comes around the gas tank and added a turn down right there, much cleaner look.
 

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Hey Tom, I would like to try this. However I can’t seem to find the fastener you were describing to start the cut. Any suggestions? Thanks
 

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Wow, been a while LOL
What fastener are you talking about ?
Cut it then go with a KK hitch , works great and up way higher
 

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Wow, been a while LOL
What fastener are you talking about ?
Cut it then go with a KK hitch , works great and up way higher
The bottom fastener that attaches the fender to the bumper
 

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The bottom fastener that attaches the fender to the bumper
There is one "rivet" at the bottom I think, then the one shown in the one picture that I cut right below
I think that is the question you asked
None of mine have a full stock bumper , well 05 does but its been cut and 03-04 have aftermarket ones
so will need to find a stock KJ around here and look at it again LOL
 
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