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1fox2go
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 16, 2005 9:04 pm    Post subject: ZJ aftermarket bumpers Reply with quote

I havent fully considered this yet but i was pondering aftermarket bumpers was wondering how much they run...im on a slite budget...and which styles are best
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 16, 2005 9:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

correction by styles i mean which designs are best for the jeep...like are some better for rocks others beter for all around etc
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 16, 2005 10:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Depends on what you like.. I personally like the Protofab bumper ..


Like this..


But the ARB is very nice to..


Then you have this one from Crawltech



Lots of different bumpers.. What exactly are you looking for ..
Tube or box or plate ??? Winch or non winch ... Brush gaurd or Prerunner??

Give me a clue.. I will find a bumper for you... Mr. Green


Oh and for the record.. Almost all of the Grand Bumpers are between $600 and $1000 .. ARB being closer to the grand mark...
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 17, 2005 7:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

i like the box type better...not sure if im goin to mount a winch or not and about the brush guards well it depends on the style of the bumper i like them on some but not on others

thanks for checking into this for me carl...you kick ass and your one damn good fabricator

Foxx
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 17, 2005 8:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would look around for someone that uses box tubeing instead of plate..

Try Kevinsjeepparts or somebody like that...

ARB is a tested and tough bumper but its only made of 3/16 plate.. I woud feel better about it if it where box tube.. So that you get double the stength ..
But thats just me.. .Like I said.. ARB is a tough bumper and they have been everywhere..

I just cant get myself to spend that type of money.... Mr. Green
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 18, 2005 8:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

1fox2go wrote:
you kick ass and your one damn good fabricator

Foxx


Carl's fabrication sucks Finger rofl

I really like the ARB bull bar, and you should be able to get one with the option of mounting a winch. I believe that one runs between 6-7 hundred. Look around and you may be able to find a used one!
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 18, 2005 2:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I love my Trail Ready bumpers. I have the first front bumper TR ever made and love it, but I recently saw one of their latest versions and I thought it looked GREAT, even made me think about ordering a new one it was so cool.

Pricey though
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 19, 2005 11:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is what mine looks like with the WAAG brush guard I like it on there. When I get a lift I'm gonna pick up a full bumper and get rid of this. BTW its not crooked its just the angle of my picture.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 19, 2005 12:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i like the bumper you have on your grand carl boxy and such
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 19, 2005 2:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I made mine out of 2X6 X3/16 rectangle tubing and some 1/4" plate ...

I just cut a notch in each side at the edge of where the winch would be and
heated up the front so that it would bend .. Then I welded it back in place when it touched... Then I welded some 6X6X1/4 angle.. for the sides...

I am actually going to cut the bottom off so its not so square I want to gain a little more approach angle at the tires...

My bumper was very easy to build.. The brackets to mount it on the other hand ...... Shocked
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 19, 2005 6:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here's something different:



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 19, 2005 6:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Clayton's old bumper, modified


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 19, 2005 7:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote




That one is very nice...
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 21, 2005 8:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Shocked i like all those bumpers...but i am on a budget how much did "claytons old bumper" cost and the one you just posted recently carl how much that run?
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 21, 2005 10:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Unfortunately, Clayton isn't producing the bumpers. I got mine early on when he was thinking about going into production and I hear MaineZJ got his after performing an indecent act. Shocked Clayton is just too busy with the suspension stuff these days.
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