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Old 07-01-2012, 10:50 PM
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61 Econoline Bumpers

My 61 5 window has white painted bumpers with chrome round head bolts. Should they be chrome? Did all 5 windows come with chrome bumpers as standard or did some get painted bumpers? The truck is all original including paint and interior.

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Sorry for the double thread. The computer was screwing up somehow.

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Old 07-02-2012, 11:47 PM
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The 5-window pickups were the deluxe versions, so chrome bumpers could have been normal on them. Since you have chrome bolts, my guess is that someone replaced your chrome bumper with a painted one and kept the old bolts.

Any 1961-1964 Econoline front bumper has the same bolt pattern as yours.

You could also use a 1965-1967 bumper if you also use the 1965-1967 bumper brackets as well. The holes in the frame are the same.

Some prefer the 1965 -1967 front bumper since they are heavier steel and narrower. The 1961-1964 bumper seemed to stick out the side of the van farther than it needed to.

I think the rear bumper for the pickups is the same from 1961-1967. It is also the same as the vans from 1961-1964.
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