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Unread 12-15-2010, 09:06 AM   #16
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I have had such bad luck with dupli-color bed liner. good luck

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Unread 12-15-2010, 11:48 AM   #17
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Maybe just shy of 150 - 200lb not quite sure, by far more than the stock bumper.
i could lift it myself but was quite strenuous, definitely need two people to lift and hold to mount it.
Like me, you grossly overestimate the weight of things haha. My Rigidco bumper has more steel in it (receiver hitch and bulkhead plating) and it weighed in at around 80 lbs with all the frame brackets and bolts included. Go back and look at your UPS shipping number to see how much it actually weighed. If it was 200 lbs, your Jeep would be sagging almost 2 inches in the front.
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Unread 12-15-2010, 02:11 PM   #18
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How did the duplicolor bedliner go on over the self etching primer??

I am on the fence between bed-lining my sliders or just using rustoleum.

I did my rockers in duplicolor bedliner and it was fine, at least where I sanded enough, however I have heard it is not great over self etching primer.
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Unread 12-15-2010, 02:46 PM   #19
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Looks good Amigo!
Congrats on your nice looking XJ
Thanks! =D its a head turner now!

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you grossly overestimate the weight of things haha
haha yea, me n my dad were debating and it seems to be about 125 or so
thanks for pointing that out.

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I have had such bad luck with dupli-color bed liner. good luck
My dad and I use it all the time with no problems at all, and its holding up great!

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How did the duplicolor bedliner go on over the self etching primer??
Just fine, its what we use all the time.
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Unread 12-15-2010, 03:03 PM   #20
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Got the Hella 500's on today
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Thats how she sits right now.
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On the left is the Hella 500, the right generic 4" spot
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Unread 12-15-2010, 08:18 PM   #21
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Looka good, I cant wait for mine to show up. I ordered during the black friday sale too.
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Unread 12-16-2010, 04:43 AM   #22
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I like it nice work. You guys had to weld the pre-runner bars on yourself? Are these bumpers more difficult to install than their standard bumpers?
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Unread 12-16-2010, 10:31 AM   #23
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You guys had to weld the pre-runner bars on yourself?
Yep
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Are these bumpers more difficult to install than their standard bumpers?
Define "Standard" bumpers
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Unread 12-16-2010, 01:00 PM   #24
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The stage three front bumper. Did you lose any height from the weight of the bumper and do you notice it on their while driving? I am curious if it sags at all toward the front.
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Unread 12-16-2010, 03:21 PM   #25
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Did you lose any height from the weight of the bumper and do you notice it on their while driving? I am curious if it sags at all toward the front.
maybe a 1/4 of a inch, i havent noticed anything different yet...
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