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    Does anybody know where to buy aluminium bumper brackets for a 1968 barracuda?

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    Made my own out of flat stock, sort of resembles a "T", side brackets look like "U" (very thin stock) and aluminum nuts, bolts, and washers. With fiberglass bumpers you can get by with nylon on the bumper . Been on the front of my car since '99 with no problems. Check them regularly.

    Jay

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    • #3
      Same here on all front and rear fiberglass bumpers out of our shop........we make em up out of aluminum stock and light weight bolts.

      M.

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      • #4
        Yup - Mark did the bumper brackets out of thin Aluminum stock for the fiberglass bumpers on my Red Coronet and Whale -- and they worked well. Are your bumpers fiberglass or steel?

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        • #5
          Dave, the '68 brackets are pretty simple, you guys could probably whiz them up in your shop in an hour or two.

          Don't overlook the small u-shaped brackets Jay mentioned - I built an aluminum bumper for my '63 years back and the ends sagged (rotated downward) over the course of time.

          I started working on an aluminum bumper for my '68 but set it aside until the car is running again.
          Steve Charette - NSS Newbie - NMCA NSS #7499
          '68 Plymouth Barracuda 499ci - motor in assembly
          '62 Plymouth Wagon 343hp 383 "Mr. Buttons" - in process
          '64 Plymouth 2drht Max Wedge clone - next up after wagon

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