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Gang,
instead of going to all the hassle of retrofitting the rear bumper to get the dual ports, has anyone tried to use these and just cut/fit/adapt them into our regular bumpers? Seems like it might work easier. Just a thought
 

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IMO, it will look like an unfinished hack job without the molded lip of the bumper surrounding the exhaust tip.
 

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Nothing will be "easier" about doing a custom retrofit like that, and your odds of getting it functional are even slimmer. It may be cheaper, yes, but certainly not easier than bolting on OEM parts.
 

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Ya, I see the small recesses you are speaking of on the top side of the port now that you point it out. I guess it all depends on the angle of the chrome ports in relation to the bumper slant. I am certain some sort of trim could be fashioned to keep it from looking like "a hack job".......where there's a will there's a way. The chrome ports are 350 bucks on eBay and I believe they are OEM
 

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Ya, I see the small recesses you are speaking of on the top side of the port now that you point it out. I guess it all depends on the angle of the chrome ports in relation to the bumper slant. I am certain some sort of trim could be fashioned to keep it from looking like "a hack job".......where there's a will there's a way. The chrome ports are 350 bucks on eBay and I believe they are OEM
If you decide to give it a try please keep us posted on the modification and post pictures of the finished results. I'm sure others would be interested as well.
 
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