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Unread 08-26-2013, 06:11 AM   #1
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E-Bay bumper question

I am looking to buy this bumper from E-Bay and while it looks like a Smittybilt, the seller says its an in-house product. Anyone have any experience with this guy and/or his bumper??

http://www.ebay.com/itm/JEEP-WRANGLE...#ht_1701wt_647

FWIW, there is no real rock crawling here but my son likes the look....

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Unread 08-26-2013, 08:08 AM   #2
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That looks more like the rugged ridge bumper. He has a good rating... Go for it.
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Unread 08-26-2013, 08:10 AM   #3
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That looks more like the rugged ridge bumper. He has a good rating... Go for it.
Rugged Ridge and Smitty are the same bumper
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Unread 08-26-2013, 08:12 AM   #4
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Its all made in the same place, just a lesser name.
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Unread 08-26-2013, 08:21 AM   #5
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Rugged Ridge and Smitty are the same bumper
I wouldn't buy either so no sweat there.
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Unread 08-26-2013, 09:02 AM   #6
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I like to have just the center section of that bumper.
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I like to have just the center section of that bumper.
trail gear made one like that but it was discontinued. you might find a supplier than still has one.
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Unread 08-26-2013, 10:01 AM   #8
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I have an "ebay" rear bumper... That bumper has taken more abuse and handled it better than the 900$ bestop rear bumper that a person I know has... of course I have a JK, but ebay bumpers are not crap... I live in NJ and have had mine on for 6 months & no rust at all, excellent packing during shipping as well
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Unread 08-26-2013, 10:42 AM   #9
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thanks gentlemen.... I saw the Smittybilt rear with tire carrier for a lot less than Q-tec was asking here:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Smittybilt-7...#ht_2449wt_966
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Unread 08-29-2013, 04:06 PM   #10
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Rear bumper came in and it does not include tire carrier, I have to buy that separately.... but since the listing looked hinkey, they did let it go at cost so its not all bad. Still saved a little....
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