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Old 08-10-2010, 12:19 PM
Richard Vyse Richard Vyse is offline
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Default Will this bumper work on my 73 Lifeliner?

I need some advice on this. Will this work on my 73 Lifeliner?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...K%3AMEWAX%3AIT
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Old 08-10-2010, 12:38 PM
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Depending on the step placement, it should work.

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Old 08-10-2010, 01:42 PM
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I need some advice on this. Will this work on my 73 Lifeliner?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...K%3AMEWAX%3AIT
That is a standard Cadillac center bumper section, and it will not fit, unless you do a lot of modification to it. This is what the correct bumper looks like for your car.. however, like R12 it isn't available for purchase without a proper license, and is very expensive!! Compare the pictures below and see if you can find any similarity in the two...
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Old 08-10-2010, 02:35 PM
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That is a standard Cadillac center bumper section, and it will not fit, unless you do a lot of modification to it. This is what the correct bumper looks like for your car.. however, like R12 it isn't available for purchase without a proper license, and is very expensive!! Compare the pictures below and see if you can find any similarity in the two...
Wrong car Paul, this would be for the 1973 Lifeliner.
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Old 08-10-2010, 03:22 PM
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My '73 Superior rear bumper (center section) looks exactly like the one you have pictured Richard.

The only difference, is that it has a rear step bolted to the underside and I'm not sure how your step is configured.

Forgive Paul, he has his moments... it's called "Sometimerz!"

Onward and upward!

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Old 08-10-2010, 04:47 PM
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Default My vote is no

If that 1970 bumper happened to fit your 1972 (I know your car is titled as a 1973 but the rear bumper is not) the reverse light holes in the 1970 bumper would be too close to the center line. They look to be about where your step sides are located. Also, you may want to measure the height of the 1970 bumper and compare to yours. I think the 1970 will be too high.
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Old 08-10-2010, 07:48 PM
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Crap, I'll just buy more chrome tape.....
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Old 08-10-2010, 09:22 PM
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Thumbs down No!

Richard!

Upon further examination, I too vote NO!

Sorry for getting your hopes up!

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Old 08-10-2010, 09:47 PM
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My hearse is a 1970, and my rear bumper looks nothing like the ebay picture... Mine looks more like Paul's photo, minus the lights.
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Old 08-10-2010, 10:52 PM
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Definitely, positively not a pro car bumper. Passenger car application only !
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