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Unread 01-19-2011, 05:14 PM   #571
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Yea, I have some lights I need to mount too. I just don't know yet. I definitely want a front bumper and want to build a rear tire carrier of some sort.
Bought to just buy a piece of metal, paint it black, bolt it to roof bars, put 4x lights on it. do all the wiring myself. going to run a relay/switch system... Keep high amp wires out of the cabin as much as possible.

There are some really sweet front bumpers out there, not so much the rear. something that does not have any sharp corners and is really smooth and clean. ha. Ive seen some rear bumpers that look kind of clunky and square and it does not flow with the lines of the WJ at all

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Unread 01-19-2011, 06:13 PM   #572
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Jeep looks good. Did you use vht nightshade to paint your rear taillights? I also dig the rims. I like the blacked out look. I want to paint my moab rims black. No more chrome/silver on my jeep, just black and blue. I thought you were looking at a kennesaw rear tire/bumper? Did that fall through?
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Unread 01-19-2011, 06:18 PM   #573
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Yea, I used VHT. Turned out good! I still want the rear bumper/carrier but I dont have $800 lying around for it... I'll show you the bumper I REALLY want.

http://www.protofab4x4.com/products.php?ID=00&ID2=84

Still too much money :/

I really want to try to build one. I just need a cut off wheel and a welder and I think I could make one. I made a lot of stuff in high school. I need to find a job at a metal shop!
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Unread 01-19-2011, 06:25 PM   #574
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Yea i've seen that one too. I just saw that kennsaw sells both a front and rear individually for less than 1k each where protofab both are over 1k.
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Unread 01-19-2011, 06:30 PM   #575
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Protofab is WAYYYY too expensive. I really like the kennsaw but they look out dated... Is that just me?
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Unread 01-19-2011, 07:13 PM   #576
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Yea I think a little outdated, but I'd take it over the price of protofab.
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Unread 01-19-2011, 07:19 PM   #577
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Yea, Im gunna find a job at a metal shop here in town and work there and build them. Thats what I want to do.
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Unread 01-19-2011, 07:58 PM   #578
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plus the protofab looks like it is mean to accept the iceland flares too...meaning if you don't get them, your bumpers will stick out on the sides...which I don't like personally
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Unread 01-19-2011, 09:32 PM   #579
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Yea, good point. I think im going to at least a temp to build my own and see what happens.
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Unread 01-19-2011, 11:11 PM   #580
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that's my goal, and why I want to learn how to weld. I think LSR is the best looking one out there. I wonder if Greg offers the plans for do-it-yourselfers...
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Unread 01-19-2011, 11:56 PM   #581
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sexy rear bumper.
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Unread 01-20-2011, 01:09 PM   #582
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I heard there are plans you can get. I havent looked but I want to do it!
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Unread 01-20-2011, 01:26 PM   #583
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that's my goal, and why I want to learn how to weld. I think LSR is the best looking one out there. I wonder if Greg offers the plans for do-it-yourselfers...
No.

http://www.mallcrawlin.com/forum/sho...437#post250437

Read into that a litte.
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Unread 01-20-2011, 01:29 PM   #584
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Awe... Gay!!
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Unread 01-20-2011, 01:34 PM   #585
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I talked to a shop here in town and they said they could make it.. I might let them!
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