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Hey everyone,
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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If you want to do it right like OEM.
 

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



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I did ok without extended brackets.



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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That's a good price, I paid more than that. GM parts direct has them for....

010 15248110 BRACKET,FRT BPR FASCIA R $74.57 $51.61

010 15248111 BRACKET,FRT BPR FASCIA L $82.22 $56.91
 

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If you don't plan to add the lower lip, I'd suggest adding the proper air deflector for the SS/NA bumper.


Its #12 in the picture. $38.43 from Gmpartsgiant. you'll need 2 retainers as well. they are $.88 a piece.

I'm not sure this piece is absolutely necessary but I installed it. My thinking was, If the SS/NA bumper was engineered with the use of this deflector in mind, I may as well add it.

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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
I bought these exact ones. They are nice rigid pieces.
 

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If you don't plan to add the lower lip, I'd suggest adding the proper air deflector for the SS/NA bumper.


Its #12 in the picture. $38.43 from Gmpartsgiant. you'll need 2 retainers as well. they are $.88 a piece.

I'm not sure this piece is absolutely necessary but I installed it. My thinking was, If the SS/NA bumper was engineered with the use of this deflector in mind, I may as well add it.
Yes I forgot about that piece it is part# 25792391

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And the retainer # is

GM Part:
RETAINER-EXPAN
Part NO.: 21030249
 

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Lower grill isn't necessary and neither is the lower deflector, lots of people get rid of it when installing aftermarket cooling anyways.
 

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I did it this weekend, I did have the side extenders, but no lower deflector



Very easy, remove inner fenders, unbolt LT bumper, put Sport bumper back on

Wire the fog lights...mine I just used a relay and wired them to the low beams, I don't need a switch


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