While I know its pretty easy to install, I couldnt find any write ups with pictures detailing whats needed to install. I like to read up and have a sense of what Im doing before I start something, I count find what I was looking for so i figured I should put the info out there.
This DIY begins after the bumper is removed,please excuse the crappy iphone pictures.
First remove the 8 12mm bolts holding the bumper support.
Then remove the 3 12mm bolts holding the bumper support brackets to the frame on both sides.
Comparing the two supports and brackets
Next bolt up the aristo support brackets, they only use 2 bolts instead of the 3 on the gs300 bracket.
Then bolt up the aristo bumper support, again I uses 2 bolts per side instead of the 4.
Dont you hate when you have spare parts after you took something apart? lol
I would have pictures of the bumper installed but i ran into a few problems with my bumper having broken tabs, once I fix that I will have more pictures.
Oh and the aristo fog lights plug right in, no splicing needed.
Hope this quick 15 minute write up helps someone out.
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Thanks for the write up. I've been thinking of doing the Aristo bumper for awhile but still debating.
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Bumping this to see if anyone has a fix for the broken tabs? Or how the OP went about fixing his?
I used some 2 part powdered product marketed for repairing cracked bumpers, I forgot the name and sadly lost it when I recently moved. While it worked for a few months it ended up cracking again.
What I plan on doing is buy some stainless mesh ( if i cant find any locally I will buy a large strainer) and cut it into strips then using a soldering iron with a flat head you press it into the bumper to weld them together. Watch these 2 videos to get an idea of what im talking about.