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Old 05-28-2004, 12:46 PM   #1
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Question Aluminum Rear Bumper?

My 1973 31' Sovereign International needs some repair on the rear bumper. To my suprise it seems to me to be made out of aluminum about 1/4" thick. And, no it does not seem to be just siler painted steel. Somehow that does not seem like a good material to make a rear bumper. Is that normal or is this something that was added?

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Old 05-28-2004, 12:58 PM   #2
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Aluminum bumper

Aluminum bumper standard equiptment. They changed from steel in 71

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Old 05-28-2004, 03:38 PM   #3
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I have a 74 27' Overlander that has an aluminum bumper... Perhaps an oddball?
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Old 05-28-2004, 03:40 PM   #4
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Oops! My mistake! I thought you said "Changed to steel in '71
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Old 05-28-2004, 09:59 PM   #5
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It's aluminum on my 1971, steel and part of the frame on the 63.
I prefer the removeable hardened aluminum. It's tough stuff.
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