Instantly remove your front bumper cover in seconds! We’ve released a custom mounting solution for the Pop Latch Quick Release and we’re going to show you how to do the install. The studs use the factory hex stud location on Kevlar bumper supports for an easy bolt-on installation. Oh also, we now offer custom paint matched latches as an add-on option!

Required Tools

  • 10mm wrench
  • 22mm wrench or adjustable pliers
  • Step drill to make 13/16 hole - [amazon_link asins='B000FZ2UOY' template='PriceLink' store='builjour-20' marketplace='US' link_id='4c0f6b58-bad0-4fbb-b946-50203b1fd09c']
  • Drill
  • Flathead screwdriver
  • Spray paint or marker

Install Directions

1. Remove front bumper

2. Locate the outer hex stud on the Kevlar bumper

3. Remove stud using a hex drive

4. Remove thread insert and install new stud from Pop Latch kit

The Kevlar bumper has a hollow inside and you can get to the opening through the immediate sides of the support beam. Once the stud is inserted, you must back the stud towards the back and lock it down with the supplied washer/nut. The back of the stud should be almost touching the backside of the hollow bumper beam.

For Aluminum bumper carriers, you will be required to drill a hole through the carrier.

It is up to you to select which area to create the hole for the stud.

This is the back side of the Aluminum carrier.

5. Tape up the stud and expose the tip, then apply paint or wet marker

Here we are going to line up the bumper and mark the inside of the bumper to create a spot for the pilot drill bit.

6. Place a strip of tape on the side of the bumper so the paint/marker can leave a mark, push bumper in and create mark

When you push in the bumper, do not push too hard or you may cause paint cracks on the bumper.

7. Drill pilot hole

8. Using a 13/16 bit or step drill create a cutout on the bumper

9. Insert the Pop Latch Quick Release into bumper and secure with locking nut

10. Break off the outer portion of the bumper foam support (optional)

If you choose to keep the full foam piece, you will have to drill out the foam to make room for the latch. The bumper is fully supported without the side pieces.

11. Repeat the same steps for the other side


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