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Re: removing typ44 rear bumper, questions
> > This is how the bumper is attached on a 87 5000TQ and it should be the
> same on the 86.
> I think his question was how to get the bumper cover off the bumper and not
> how to get the bumper off the car ... that said, once the bumper is off the
> car, you then need to slide the little metal brackets off the plastic tabs
> that hold the bumper cover onto the bumper. They will usually come off with
> a little effort from a big screwdriver -- be sure to push them directly
> sideways -- and if some of them are stubborn, they can be compressed with a
> pair of pliers/channelocks and pushed through the hole in the bumper then
> removed from the plastic tabs when the cover is off the bumper.
I assumed that was what he was talking about. If you have the bumper
off the car it is easy to see how you remove the cover from the
If I'm wrong than I stand corrected.