Once we have the bumper bolts removed, we can go ahead and lower down the bumper. The weather in Lancaster, Texas, stays good year-round and Matt—with help from his friend, Wayne McNair—finished this early part of the project in his backyard, before moving it into his garage. The bumpers on Blazers Suburbans and Pickups are all the same bumper. Let's go and put on our passenger side. That's the main reason why I wanted to swap, I wanted an actual hitch just in case I want to tow a trailer or car. Chevrolet Truck Parts - Bumpers Classic Industries offers a wide selection of Bumpers for your Chevrolet Truck.
Do people actually do that anymore? Our online parts catalog uses real-time inventory, so you can be assured the parts you buy are in stock at the time of ordering. Then we'll crimp it down and then close the cover. Check your bumpers weight rating. Now what we're going to do is go ahead and tighten everything down and adjust our bumper. That way, if it does decide to fall off on its own, it isn't going to go too far under its own weight.
We're going to need to remove these 2 bolts securing the back bumper bracket. Matt told us that he bought the Chevy for the experience of building it. I have a couple questions. This is what would have come on the truck from the factory. Line up the tabs and push it in like so. The rears are 20x10s with 20×8. And by doing it himself, he could control the build and, equally importantly, control the purse strings.
With license plate lights and wiring to just easily connect to your running lights and be fully legal. This custom bumper replacement adds both utility and a rugged good look. A full set of Auto Meter gauges fills the dash. The frame mounted hitches are stronger than the step bumpers. On the back side, we'll add our lock washer and our nut. We stock these Step Bumper brands for the Chevrolet C10: Action Crash. This part is also sometimes called Chevrolet C10 Replacement Bumper Brackets.
Then we can go ahead and insert our light into our driver's side license plate light assembly. Now we'll run our wires back to connect to our power and ground coming off of our 4-pole. . Fits: 1986 Chevrolet C10 Custom, Scottsdale, Silverado: 6Cyl 4. This is easily installed using original mounting hardware. They are available for the following Chevrolet C10 years: 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 86, 85, 84, 83, 82, 81, 80, 79, 78, 77, 76, 75. We'll go ahead and get a strap and secure our bumper.
Cold rolled steel is going to add that extra strength and durability. Made from stamp die cut steel, Replacement Direct Fit Bumper are the affordable and premium-quality solution for your maintenance and restoration needs! He selected a two-tone combination of gray to match the wheels and Inferno Orange Metallic, shared with 2010 Camaros. This sturdy steel bumper replacement is going to have a nice diamond tread surface to provide grip when you step into your truck, has 3 integrated ball holes, and an 8,000-pound towing capacity to make towing easy. We'll go ahead and torque it down to manufacturer specifications. Things were completely redone inside the cab. We sell wholesale to the public. My Original step bumper says it's good for 4000lbs trailer weight and 400lbs tongue weight.
This part is also sometimes called Chevrolet C10 Rear Step Bumper. What looked good on that Ford Mustang looks great on this Chevy pickup. They are designed to restore the original look of your vehicle. The low purchase price was consistent with his plans to keep his build budget low. The trick was in planning ahead, taking his time, learning as he went along, and choosing the right parts to finish the job. If I didn't have a step-bumper on my '91 I would never be able to get in the back of my truck! Most orders are shipped the same day.
The truck had been running a stock 305, but Matt had other plans in mind for power. Friends pitched in as well. Once the truck was apart, the chassis was cleaned up and repaired where necessary. If you will be under 4000 it will be fine, but you won't be able to adjust the ball height like with a bolt on hitch. Would having a hitch on the truck be stronger than having a built-in mount like the step bumpers do? We'll go ahead and tilt our bumper, and we can always use a level tool on the back side, making sure that we're going to be straight up and down. Do this on both sides, and then go around the back side and place in our clips to hold them in.