Rubicon steel bumper scratch

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Anyone have luck taking off their end caps and not scratching their steel bumper? It’s metal on metal and now I’m left with about 1/2” scratches on the front side of the bumper 😡

 

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Yeah, you're not going to want that. I'm all the way across the country, but if you take care of the shipping costs, I'll get rid of the bumper for you.
 

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Not that this would help OP now, but does anyone know if spraying some WD40 would help to avoid scratching the steel bumper when removing the end caps?
 


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Why not cover the area with blue painters tape before installing or removing the end caps..
 

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Why not cover the area with blue painters tape before installing or removing the end caps..
Easy to do when installing, not so much when removing...
 
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My comment below isn't going to offer any real help, but in my humble opinion....

Scratches are fine on bumpers for Jeeps. Just an excuse for a "No shit! there I was...." story.

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Rustoleum Truck Bed coating is supposedly a very good match to the stock finish
 
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My money says the scratches were done on assembly. By the factory / parts vendor. How would you have known?

Now all the other steel bumper owners can think about it.

You’re welcome.
 
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My money says the scratches were done on assembly. By the factory / parts vendor. How would you have known?

Now all the other steel bumper owners can think about it.

You’re welcome.
Likely true

 

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