Frequently Asked Questions Ask APW
Any tips on painting a plastic Toyota 4Runner bumper end?
Answer: Toyota 4Runner bumper ends that are made of plastic can be painted to match the paint job of the vehicle or the finish of the bumper assembly. Just prepare a can of rubberized dip protective product that matches the color of the vehicle or bumper assembly and masking tape. Using a rubberized dip is ideal because it can be removed and retouched easily.
How much does a replacement Toyota 4Runner bumper end cost?
Answer: The prices of replacement bumper ends for 4Runners vary depending on some conditions such as the materials used and the colors. If in the market for plastic bumper ends, car owners may spend about 16 to 200 USD. On the other hand, if they want bumper ends that are made of steel, then car owners need to spend around 17 to 150 USD. In terms of color or finish, chrome bumper ends have prices ranging from 21 to 216 USD, while primered ones cost about 16 to 123 USD.
What are the tools needed to replace dented rear bumper ends for a Toyota 4Runner?
Answer: Removing and replacing dented rear bumper ends is easy especially if the right tools are available. The tools needed to do this task successfully are a ratchet extension, penetrating oil, and a screwdriver set. The ratchet extension and screwdriver set are needed to remove the bolts and screws that hold the mud flaps and old bumper ends in place. The penetrating oil is important because the screws and bolts of 4Runners tend to rust over time.
What's the difference between steel and plastic bumper ends for Toyota 4Runners?
Answer: Nowadays, Toyota 4Runners can be equipped with two kinds of bumper ends: plastic and steel. Plastic bumper ends are favored by those who want ends that can be easily molded to fit OEM or fabricated bumper assemblies. On the other hand, steel bumper ends are for those who like DIY projects because they can be cut to fit 4Runner bumpers. However, steel bumper ends tend to cause gaps because of their slight curves. Nonetheless, both types greatly improve 4Runners aesthetically and can last for a long time.