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Hinge Attached To Bumper

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The hinge isn't parallel to the bumper, and while we were fitting the bumper up prior to paint, we wondered about it. It turns out that the non-parallelism is designed into the bumper to make the swing-arm easy to open and keep it from smacking you in the butt while rummaging in the rear of the Jeep. Make sure to grease the bearings before assembly; there is no zerk fitting on the hinge and it would be difficult to add one due to how tight the recessed hinge is to the bumper.

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