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Unread 02-17-2013, 08:59 PM   #1
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Rockhard bumper with all the trimmings

In case anyone is interested or wants to know how this bumper would look/turn out. Check out all my pics here:

http://www.jeepsunlimited.com/forums...d.php?t=553147

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Unread 02-18-2013, 03:16 AM   #2
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Seems like a well designed bumper but wth were they thinking not seam welding the lower piece into the upper?!?!? A) it would have stiffened up the entire assembly and; B) it would have fixed that ugly stitch welded seam. For $1500 I would expect the small stuff and finish work to be top notch, not look like a beginners fab job. Not tryin to be a dick mind you, just pointing out something that woulda pissed me of, especially at that price point!
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Unread 02-18-2013, 10:53 AM   #3
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a bit much for my taste... and too bad they don't offer the rear bumper without the tire carrier

but i do love the look of the front bumper they sell clean, simple, doesn't stick out 5 miles in front of the jeep, and has the mounting tabs for d-rings
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Unread 02-18-2013, 10:56 AM   #4
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Unread 02-18-2013, 11:35 AM   #5
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I was trying to be lazy and not repost the pics, but here you go:
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Unread 02-18-2013, 11:43 AM   #6
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Still cant view them because im not a member of that site lol. No worries, not that important.
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Unread 02-18-2013, 11:44 AM   #7
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Seems like a well designed bumper but wth were they thinking not seam welding the lower piece into the upper?!?!? A) it would have stiffened up the entire assembly and; B) it would have fixed that ugly stitch welded seam. For $1500 I would expect the small stuff and finish work to be top notch, not look like a beginners fab job. Not tryin to be a dick mind you, just pointing out something that woulda pissed me of, especially at that price point!
I agree that it would have been a bit cleaner if they seam welded the lower piece, but I don't think it will affect strength or stiffness much because the main part of the bumper where the hitch and d-ring tabs are is actually square tubing completely enclosed. Looks wise, I'm not bothered by it. It could have been cleaner, but I'm happy with it

I actually built my front bumper myself and was considering doing the back, but I just didn't have the time and out of all the bumpers I looked at, I liked this one the best.
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Unread 02-18-2013, 11:47 AM   #8
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Still cant view them because im not a member of that site lol. No worries, not that important.
Darn it... well I tried I would suggest just making yourself a member if you're interested in seeing them
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Unread 02-18-2013, 11:49 AM   #9
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a bit much for my taste... and too bad they don't offer the rear bumper without the tire carrier

but i do love the look of the front bumper they sell clean, simple, doesn't stick out 5 miles in front of the jeep, and has the mounting tabs for d-rings
Actually, you can get the bumper without the tire carrier. It's about $600.

http://www.quadratec.com/products/72026_810X_PG.htm
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Unread 02-18-2013, 11:50 AM   #10
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Or you could do like everybody else and host the pics on Photobucket and link to them from here . . .
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Unread 02-18-2013, 11:52 AM   #11
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Or you could do like everybody else and host the pics on Photobucket and link to them from here . . .
Yeah... that would have been better. I'm just being lazy. Maybe I'll edit my post later.
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ls6777 could become a member on here as well and post pics. JU is for 16 yr olds.

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Unread 02-18-2013, 12:31 PM   #14
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ls6777 could become a member on here as well and post pics. JU is for 16 yr olds.
I am... how else would I be able to make a thread. We don't need to hate on the other Jeep Forums. We all love jeeps and I've gotten a ton of great information from that site over the years.

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Yes... I know. If you would have read my posts up above. I was trying to be lazy and thought I could get away with just copying the image URL and that it wouldn't require the membership to view. I will fix it later. I'm a little busy working on my jeep right now to play with image posting.
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