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Old 01-09-2011, 06:53 PM
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I have a 2010 ram 1500 with out dual exhaust and i was wondering how much work is it to change it over to have dual exhaust and the bumper? has anyone even tryed to do this? thanks !
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Dual exhaust is easy. The bumper should come first. Disconnect the electrical behind it, unbolt it from the brackets.

What I am not sure about is whether or not the brackets between the two styles are the same. You'll have to either check that out with the parts guy or crawl under a truck with the dual system on it to see.
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my main concern was the sensors for airbags .. i dont wanna pop them for the sake of dual exhaust
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Should be a straight swap! Make sure like MadDog said! If it is, the bumpers are 330 from moparonlineparts.com, one of our vendors!
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I'm interested in doing the bumper swap also.. My main concern is selling my bumper after the swap. I'm sure I could make most of my money back by selling it on eBay, but shipping will be a pain.
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It's a direct swap-over everything is the same, unplug your hitch harness and the two tag lights. There's two 15mm bolts behind tag and two 15mm bolts on each side of the bumper behind it on the edges. I've only seen the rear bumpers come as an assembly, fully built with the outter brackets, step pad and tag lenses with sockets. I work for a dodge dealer body shop, I see'em all the time. Only thing to watch out for is back-up sensors because of the holes.
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my main concern was the sensors for airbags .. i dont wanna pop them for the sake of dual exhaust
I'm not aware of any sensors in the back bumper for the air bags . Do you have any pics of the sensors your talking about ?
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Rear collisions don't set off the airbags
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my main concern was the sensors for airbags .. i dont wanna pop them for the sake of dual exhaust
haha let me rephrase that my main concern was if there was any sensors for air bags in the bumper that would get in the way of a swap
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