Luxury Laramie Edition
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06-01-2013, 02:40 AM
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Price, Utah
Vehicle: 2012 Ram 1500 Crew Cab
Trim Level: Laramie
Color: Mineral Gray Metallic
Engine: 2009-2012 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Just got my bull bar on. Mounted it using the tow hook bolts, despite the manufacturer telling me I wouldn't be able to keep/use my hooks after installing their bar.
Just had to saw a few slots into the air dam to pass the mounting brackets through.. worked like a charm.. looks like a factory install
Detailed walk through..
Lowered the air dam to allow my husband a bit more room to use the power drill..
Installed the support plates to the tow hook anchor bolts, marked an outline of the plates and drilled two holes so we could see where to drill from underneath..
We snapped the air dam back into place then, using a 3/4" wood drill bit, made two larger holes...
We made a masking tape guide and then used a jig saw to create the slot for the plate to drop through..
The plates fit through the first slots we cut, but we didn't take into account the bolts..
so we made a few more cuts with the jig saw and all fit fine after that..
Then we mounted the bar and called it a night.. we have a little adjusting to do still, but we had worked through our normal dinner time, were getting tired and needed a drink!
All mods listed on my
The Luxury Laramie
High/Fog Conversion Kit
Recon Big Rig Ice
Hunter SS Bull Bar
Amp BedStep 2
2013 Laramie LED Tails
Fold Flat Floor
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