Thank you for sending these diagrams...unfortunately, neither one looks like what I am dealing with. If possible, please follow this link:
My truck uses the first two brackets. The bracket I was sent (that supposedly fits the bumper) is in the 3rd and 4th pictures.
I understand you are providing me with assistance and I want to know in your expert opinion if cutting apart brackets, etc... is the best way to go. I am fighting with the company I bought these from but I may end up owning a bumper I cannot use and cannot return. We made the rear bumper for the van fit a truck so I am determined to do the same with the front. Thoughts???
I stand corrected, sir. I currently serve in the Coast Guard and not only have access to a great many tools, I am learning ways to solve problems that often I try to apply to other aspects of life, but possibly should not at times.
I have now spent a month dealing with this company with no resolution in sight...short of my ordering new parts and being out the money for the parts I have already purchased. With that frustration I am at the point to look for creative ways to solve my problem.
I appreciate your time in answering my questions. In all reality I was simply trying to see if there is an ultimate solution as in a type of bracket that would cross between the truck frame and a van bumper? Of course I do not see any reason why such pieces would actually be made.