Front bumper mount options - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Wrangler Forums > YJ Wrangler Technical Forum > Front bumper mount options

The Original 3/8" Ruffstuff Diff Cover!The Ruffstuff NOT Universal 4 Link Kit!Flush Mount LED Bumper Lights, CREE

Reply
Unread 11-03-2011, 05:30 PM   #1
hemishot
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Byron Center, MI
Posts: 24
Front bumper mount options

So I have decided to start my winter project and start building a custom front bumper. I would to bolt it on more than the top and bottom bolts. Maybe running plates down the frame or something more stout. Any help or pics would be awesome, thank you.

hemishot is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 11-05-2011, 02:37 AM   #2
wickedoffroad
Registered User
1987 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Clarkston, Washington
Posts: 297
I went overkill and a little odd on mine. I removed that front round bar between the frame rails. I then built a bumper out of 3x6 3/16 tubing. I turned the old bumper into mounts for the new bumper. I reversed the winchplate and mounted it under the bumper. This puts the winch behind the bumper and safe from most harm. I cut a hole in front and back to allow winch cable to be run thru the bumper and out the fairleads. I angled the ends of the bumper for better approach angles and used the cut off peices as gussets to add strength.
wickedoffroad is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Suggested Threads





Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.