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Like it says, I need to remove my lower front cover so I can install my lower insert. I see a couple bolts in the front of each wheel well that seem to be holding it on, but there has got to be more than that.

Who's done this? It's a 2001 Dakota, but likely the same for others, too.
 

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your bumper is one piece from headlights to ground...dont look that way does it??

pop the hood 4-18 mm bolts there...GET A BREAKER BAR

3 hex screws on each tire well..



see one piece......if its 2001 sport
 

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Exactly what he said, 3 screws on each side on the tire well and 2 large bolts that you can reach when you pop the hood. It's really simple.
 

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Well, there were a few more fasteners than that. Sinse I hadn't seen this question answered well a couple different times, I made this pic.



A - To access these 8 expanding plastic screws, you need to lift the hood and remove the corner lenses. Space is extremely limited. They are designed to unscrew, but I just used a special tool to pull them straight out. The tool is pictured below.

B - These are accessed from inside the wheel well, and I used a T25 Torx on them. It wasn't the perfect size, but it worked great.

C - These are more of the expanding plastic deals. Again, I just pulled them straight out.

D - These are push-in style things (love the technical terms here?) that are designed to be pulled straight out. They attach a rubber extension from the bottom of the bumper cover to another cover under the engine. When you are removing these, it's a good time to unplug the fog lights.
 

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ok you asked a question... just to answer it???? :biggthump

see at first i just kept jumpin on my bumper til it fell off..my one friend used a sledge hammer to get his off......
 
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