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post #16 of 243 Old 07-27-2009, 03:16 PM
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Iceland offroad has fiberglass bumpers and thier flares would look real nice on your jeep. http://www.icelandoffroad.com/images/IMG_9336.JPG
He already has the flares on order.

Nobody reads anymore.

The Iceland front bumper would look great on your jeep. Better than a brush guard.


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post #17 of 243 Old 07-27-2009, 03:21 PM
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He already has the flares on order.

Nobody reads anymore.

The Iceland front bumper would look great on your jeep. Better than a brush guard.
If you re-read what i wrote, it says the combo would look nice, not that he needs to order both.

Your right nobody reads anymore.

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Doesn't look that way to me.

Sounds like you didn't read:
Iceland offroad has fiberglass bumpers and thier flares would look real nice on your jeep.

Sounds like you did read:
The Iceland offroad bumper would look real nice with the flares you orded.

It's whatever though.

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post #19 of 243 Old 07-27-2009, 04:57 PM
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Hows that HO doing with 35s and stock gears?

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post #20 of 243 Old 07-27-2009, 05:38 PM
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Doesn't look that way to me.

Sounds like you didn't read:
Iceland offroad has fiberglass bumpers and thier flares would look real nice on your jeep.

Sounds like you did read:
The Iceland offroad bumper would look real nice with the flares you orded.

It's whatever though.
You kids will argue over basically nothing, that's all a little strange to me.

But, the real question I have is ..........What is up with that avatar ?

Hope that's not what you have in your future.

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post #21 of 243 Old 07-27-2009, 11:16 PM Thread Starter
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You can't have recovery points with a brush guard (not like you have them now).
i do have recovery points but not in the front just in the rear!!!
but i can weld too so i can weld some tow hooks on the brush guard!!!
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Hows that HO doing with 35s and stock gears?
the H.O. is holding up pretty good! i need the flares to come in and see how is does on the trail to see if i am gonna need to to regear or if i can just do with out!

the rig pushes the tires with no strain but i need to know how it climbs!

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post #22 of 243 Old 07-28-2009, 08:22 AM
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Welding tow hooks on the brush guard probably isn't a great idea. Either get tow hooks, or pony up for a bumper. The Iceland bumper would look soooooo BA on your rig. Don't they have D-ring mounts on that bumper?

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post #23 of 243 Old 07-28-2009, 08:28 AM Thread Starter
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ya it would look pretty cool but idk if im willing to spend a grip of money on just a bumper if i would drop alot of cash on a bumper itr would probably be a steel one but i see no use in one!

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Your jeep will look bad *** no matter how you do it. Good job.

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thanks rugermack!

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It looks like you did a great job with your tire carrier, why don't you try your hand at building a custom bumper? That way you can tailor it to your wheeling requirements. Just a thought. Either way, your rig is beastly!!
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post #27 of 243 Old 07-28-2009, 09:53 AM Thread Starter
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well the reason why i dont do a bumper or cant decide to buy one is because where i live its all soft sand and hills and i wouldnt need a steel bumper for anything and its just a bunch of dead weight i dont need and my rig is already heavy enough...

if i do buy a bumper im leaning brush guard or proto fab bumper with stinger!?!

if i were to get the protofab i would definitely need to cut out a few holes for fog lights in the bumper tho....
i think im gonna have to put this aside until i decide what i really want to do!
my dad says brush guard too, some of you say either way is good and some are stuck on a steel bumper!
these all sound good to me for different reasons!

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alright guys i decided to go with a brush guard!!!
now im debating on a few things, and these are my options!

A) roof rack and lights up top ON and no lights on the brush guard.
B) remove roof rack and lights and install light on brush guard instead.
C) add lights on brush guard, leave lights on roof rack and leave roof Rack.

I want your opinions!

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post #29 of 243 Old 08-13-2009, 12:02 PM
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that turned out great! the tires/rims really set it off.

nice work.

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post #30 of 243 Old 08-13-2009, 01:06 PM
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The WJ looks great at 6.5". I'd still think about a "real" bumper in the future so it could house a winch. I know you're in the sand now, but you're so close to the rocks Did you get a full brushguard, or one of those little things thats only down low.

Reading your posts necessitates coffee or an energy drink, you're always soo excited!!! <--and using those all over the place. Maybe someone replaced your . key with !...LOL

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