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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 04-29-2014, 05:01 AM Thread Starter
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LS to SS Front Bumper Conversion

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Ive been looking into doing a bumper swap from an 06 LS coupe to an SS bumper w/ fog lights. So far its been REALLY over whelming with all the little parts that going into the bumper alone. I have two questions, first who on here has done this type of conversion? Second, which parts of my bumper can I save some bucks on by re-using parts from my orginal bumper. All the parts are intacted so I really dont want to over spend on parts that I can salvage. Any help or advice would be a great help! Thanks guys n gals!!

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I've done it and all you need is the bumper and lip. Best way to do it is find a totaled one and take the parts.

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I did it but installed the sport bumper. Everything from original bumper fits in this one. You don't need new inner fenders. Just need 2 extention brackets each side because sport bumper is lower. You will also need a lower grill which I haven't installed yet. Waiting for nice weather.


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Wait extension brackets???? I don't see others needing those.
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If you want to do it right like OEM.

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I did ok without extended brackets.



Same bumper as coby.
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#11 in this drawing part #15248110 & 15248111. But this is for the sport bumper.



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Same bumper as coby.
Yeah but bottom is flimsy without it and they flap in the win at 105 mph like a Honda.

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ha, i didn't know they had that, my OCD has me never looking down there because the SS bumper goes down further and the base wheel well cover doesn't go that far.

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#10 in SS bumper same part#


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and they are only like 10 or 15 bucks each at most new so its not like they are all that expensive...

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i can get both of them for $16.09 shipped from rockauto

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