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  1. I'm looking to buy a painted oem front bumper that doesn't have parking sensors. I have a 2014 GMC Sierra SLT with the chrome front bumper with parking sensors. I was wondering if anyone has drilled an OEM bumper and put in OEM parking sensors? I'm thinking this will be straight forward and shouldn't pose any problems?
  2. Hello all, I have searched for ideas on this, and only found a few people who installed "mood lighting" inside the bumper step. I'm wondering how simple or effective it would be to get some real reverse flood lights inside the bumper step? I know you could fill the whole cavity with a tractor light and it would work, but I'd like to still be able to use the step if I need it. So has anyone installed an LED flush mount or similar light that actually throws enough light behind them to use for backing up/ doing work? How does it fit inside the curved surface of the step? The reason is I want the ability to have light behind me for plowing snow. I already replaced the factory reverse and cargo bulbs with LEDs, I think they work fairly nice, but they throw really straight back like a spotlight. I'm hoping to have a little wider path lit up. I don't want to cut the bumper or have lights hanging down below the bumper, but I know those would be alternative options. I know there have been a lot of creative people adding auxiliary lights to their trucks, so I'm hoping someone can show how you were able to do this.
  3. hi guys, I recently discovered damage to the air deflector on my truck, and want to replace it. I did some searching and found the exact part for $298, but found the GM version to be significantly cheaper at $56. Will the GM part bolt up to my truck without any issues? Any reason to pay $230 more for the chevy version? chevy part: https://www.gmpartsonline.net/oem-parts/gm-bumper-filler-84029800 gm: https://www.gmpartsonline.net/oem-parts/gm-air-deflector-23381985 thank you for taking the time to handle my request.
  4. I am interested to see if anyone has come up with a winch mount solution for their rigs. I have seen options to put a front receiver hitch on that would allow you to hang a winch off it but I am looking for something more hidden inside the bumper if possible. Any suggestions or photos?
  5. Has anyone ordered a replacement piece for the front bumper to replace one with a license plate bracket. Mine came with the bracket already installed and I live in a state that does not require the bracket. Thinking about ordering the part and putting it on myself, just wondering if it's a hard job or not.
  6. First time poster this evening and came across this forum after searching/researching my issue online. I recently purchased a 2018 Tahoe Premier with roughly 37K miles on it. Since purchasing I have had a message of "Side Detection Is Temporarily Unavailable" on the info screen upon each start. I have also noticed my SBZA system not to be functioning. Well, after realizing this was more than a setting being turned off or computer issue, I took it into my local Chevy Service center to be inspected. I was surprised to learn of a potential costly fix without an easy work around. Basically my service center was having a difficult time diagnosing the problem at first, but came across a bulletin to check the heat staking for the brackets that attached to the rear bumper modules. They checked and found that the heat staking on my passenger side was pulled away from the bumper and on the drivers side, a bent or improperly repaired bracket. The recommended fix per the bulletin was to replace the rear bumper to correct the concern due to excessive gaping cause by heat staking being pulled away from the bumper cover fascia. Basically a new bumper cover assembly with sensors included in the assembly. This being a fairly costly repair considering the replacement of the bumper cover, additional work and labor, as well as paint. Has anyone dealt with this issue and have any suggestions or any other possible remedies. The folks at my Chevy dealership service feel the sensors can't be adjusted, fixed, or brackets fixed due to the compromising of the heat staking. Any thoughts or ideas would be greatly appreciated. I am working with the dealership I purchased the used vehicle at to correct, but trying to minimize my out of pocket if it comes to be my responsibility. Thanks in advance!
  7. Recently purchased a 2019 gmc 2500 longbed I still have my 2015 Sierra 2500 shortbed can I swap front bumpers to get the front bumper sensors. I also want to swap the power folding Mirrors. Are any of these possible options?
  8. I’m looking for part numbers or alternates. I want the gloss black Chevy grill and bumpers front and rear. Looking to get this look in the pic. Your help is greatly appreciated!!!
  9. So i have a black 2018 sierra 1500 wt with the stock chrome front bumper amd im looking to change it out for a body colour matched bumper. Does anyone know of the bumper off a same year sierra elevation would fit? Or even better does anyone have a part number that would be a direct replacement? Thanks
  10. Recently purchased a 2019 Silverado LD Custom, in Red Hot. I love the truck, but my eye sight requires better road illumination at night. My front bumper is Red Hot steel, without sensors and without driving light cut outs. I'm thinking of keeping an eye out for a used Red Hot OEM bumper with the factory cutout for the driving lights. Two questions - 1) will I simply be able to bolt up the OEM bumper, and plug the OEM diving lights into an already existing plug/harness, that is currently just tucked away and unused because I don't have fog lights and 2) are there good aftermarket driving lights available that don't look "buba"? The design of the front bumper only really has two recesses where they could be mounted, but those recesses are occupied by the tow hooks AND behind the grill looks undoable, since the automatic louvers that close at high speed come pretty close to the back side of the grill when open. Thanks for your thoughts.
  11. Not a big fan of chrome and swapped the back bumper with a black bumper off another truck and also ordered some black vinyl and ONE of my many zillions of my projects was to put it over the front bumper and grill. Since I had the grill off for my new black headlight assemblies I figured I would put one strip on to see how it looks and I like it a lot. I plan on doing all of the smaller strips of the grill as well but this was just a starter to get an idea of how it would come out. Very curious if anyone else has done this or thought of this as I think it’s a great alternative and option to painting it! Actually I’m thinking now I’m just doing the top middle and bottom and leave in the small chrome strips in between.
  12. new here. just throwing this out there to see if anyone has info on how hard it is to convert the front bumper on a 2006 Silverado 2500HD to a 2018 Silverado 2500HD or what needs to be done to get it done. heres a picture i found on Facebook of it done. just need more info.
  13. Hey everyone, I recently had a minor accident and bumped my buddy’s tow hitch and pretty much have destroyed all the cosmetic parts of my 2015 z71 plus package bumper. All brackets and such are fine and I’ve gotten some parts in already including upper cap, but I got an aftermarket shell and when talking to with the body shop we’re both unsure as to if you can put any filler panel and skid plate on it. He was worried that it may not fit but I would assume it should be the same to bolt on( z71, and non z71 filler panels and skid plates) has anyone ever swapped from one trim levels filler panel and skid plate to another? I don’t see a need to buy a $190 skid plate (z71 plus) if I’m just gonna paint it anyway. Thanks in advance!
  14. Zane Merva Executive Editor / Publisher, GM-Trucks.com April 12th, 2019 A few months ago we started to notice something on our 2019 Silverado that no owner of a brand new vehicle wants to see. Rust. Specifically on our rear bumper, just around the plastic step. It wasn't huge and didn't spread very far from the edge... but we couldn't stop noticing it. There was no excuse for rust on a 8 month old vehicle with less than 10,000 miles. The photo above shows the minimal but noticeable rust patch. It was even happening on both sides and in the same place. The issue seemed odd. Unfortunately, we've just been too busy to bring it by to our local dealership for them to look at. Lucky for us, our procrastination has paid off, because in the time between us first noticing the problem and getting off our lazy asses to drive to our dealer, GM has released a TSB about this very issue. It appears that on most of the early trucks, production of the bumper was completed incorrectly. The steel assemblies should be bent into shape then chrome plated. But that didn't happen in a small part of the early bumpers. The supplier bent the area around the side step after the bumper was chromed. The new folds in the steel damaged the chrome, cracking it and making the truck susceptible to rusting. What's the fix? If your bumper is rusting already, Chevy and GMC will replace it. If it has not yet started to rust, they will apply an automotive grade wax/sealant to prevent rust in the future. If you're unsure if your 2019 has this issue we suggest doing the following: 1. Give your truck a bath for heavens sake! 2. Clean the rear bumper step area with a hose or pressure washer. Front and back! We find lots of dirt collects behind our step in the bumper assembly. 3. Inspect around the foot step area and behind the foot step area. We found rust in both areas! 4. If in doubt, wait for it to rust and kindly ask for a new rear bumper. Our dealership, Banks Chevrolet in Concord, NH has been great getting our rust issue fixed. Our service adviser Justin has kept us in the loop during the repair and gave us a loaner Silverado LT while they have our truck. He even made sure any other outstanding service updates are also applied to our LTZ while it was in the shop. As it turned out, there were six open issues that needed addressed. Here's the official Service Update you can print out and bring to your dealer when you take your Silverado or Sierra in for service.
  15. My parked 2018 got swiped light bumper damage... insurance quote is over 1200 want to upgrade the bumper in the process... but cant tell what looks good on a stock truck... any suggestions?
  16. Installed a 3" Motofab level on my truck last weekend. Rear is stock. Added 20x12s with 33x12.5 tires. Minor plastic and metal trimming, no rub at all. Smoked my tails and 3rd brake light. Will smoke my front turn signals and corner markers this weekend. Will also vinyl wrap the chrome mustache on the bumper, unless someone wants to trade for all black. Going to do a muffler delete (leaving resonators) and clamp the flapper valve open, will also add a Range AFM delete. Has 30% tint now, will eventually do 15% this summer. Will post more pics as I make progress.
  17. I just purchased a 2013 Sierra 1500 SLT. My first full sized truck, Ive always had S-10s and so far I'm very happy with it. Anyhow, my truck has a chrome grille/bumper(top pic) but I really like the look of the red grille and bumper like in this picture (below). I cant seem to find a red grille or bumper anywhere Ive looked, Im even having a hard time finding a paintable grille to order. I know chrome is hard to prep and paint over, the guy at the local body shop said its not something he likes to do because he has never had good luck with the paint holding up and not chipping. Are there any of you guys out there who have this all red look, or can point me in the right direction for what I'd like to do? Any help is greatly appreciated, thanks in advance
  18. Hello, I'm looking for anyone who is interested in trading me their Black bumper or grille or both for my Chrome pieces. I currently have a 2017 Silver Silverado LT with pristine chrome grill and bumper and would like to switch out for Black Pieces. Want to try to get a 2019 Trail Boss look.
  19. I'm planning to have my chrome bumpers powder coated to match the black truck but I'm wondering how involved this is... looks like a lot of plastic to take off the the rear bumper alone. Anyone able to tell me how to go about stripping them?
  20. As the title states, I'm interested in purchasing a front bumper cap (top plastic piece) that fits a 14-15 Silverado in blue topaz metallic. I want to replace the black one that came on my 2WT. Thanks for looking and let me know!
  21. This post is for a DV8 Prerunner Front Bumper. Part #: FBCS1-03 Fits 2014-2015 Silverado 1/4" and 3/16" Steel Construction 2 stage powder coat finish Comes with light bar. Lightly used, a few nicks that are hardly noticeable. Price: $650 LOCAL PICKUP ONLY, WILL NOT SHIP. Located in Phoenix, AZ area.
  22. Pros and cons of a grill guard vs an aftermarket steel bumper with a grill guard built into it? Let's assume for the sake of argument that price is not an issue. These are some of the questions I'm considering: Profile - I would think that an aftermarket bumper with grill guard built to it would save a few inches over something that goes around the front bumper. Winch mount - which one works easier with a winch. Do either require that I mount a winch first, or could I add one later without taking it all apart again. Airbag deployment - Is there an effect? I don't really know if airbags are deployed with a compression switch or an inertia switch. Sexiness - What do you think looks better?
  23. Just picked up at 18 Sierra SLT in red quartz. I have the chrome bumpers in the front and rear. Anyone know how I can get a hold of ones that match my truck color?
  24. Hello all, New to the forum. I installed a train horn behind the front bumper and removed my lower air dam. Things is, I want to replace that black Sierra plastic skid plate with the =Denali Chrome one. Give the front end a beefier front end... I will try to add mock up pics from my iphone. Anyway, I got the lower dam off, piece of cake. Got all but two screws from the upper plastic skid plate. The other two screws are almost impossible to reach. HAs anyone tried to remove this thing? https://www.generalmotorspartsonline.com/oem-parts/gm-skid-plate-23243492?origin=pla I am really hoping I don't have to remove the front bumper,m valance trim etc just to get at those two screws. Anyone done this before? any ideas? Thanks in advance! here is the phtoshoped version of what i am trying. The white letters for gmc i already did with reflective vinyl, looks cool at night when lights hit it! Plus it matches the truck. I did the rear as well
  25. Greetings all. New member here from the Chicago area. Just wanted everyone to know about my experience and fix. Had a dent in my chromed front bumper and wanted it to look like new again in addition to changing the color without the hassle of replacing the whole bumper. Searched the internet and came across Bumpershellz. Its a cover that snaps over your existing bumper. My review: Excellent fit (tight and perfect form with no gaps) Excellent color match Very easy to install Excellent customer service I will post pics as soon as I get my truck washed. I would HIGHLY recommend this product if you are looking to cover damaged bumpers or just wanting to change the look of your truck without the pain of replacing the bumper. Just ordered a set for the rear bumper today!
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