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post #1 of 4 Old 06-17-2013, 10:41 PM Thread Starter
Jeremy89
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Rear Bumper removal?

So I have a 2003 Tj, and my uncle(jeep guru haha) recommended I remove the rear bumper to give myself more clearance. I was just curious if this was something anyone had actually done, if so did you notice a difference? Thanks!!
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post #2 of 4 Old 06-18-2013, 02:16 PM
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I wouldn't remove the bumper as it's there for a reason (also might not pass inspection if removed). What are you trying to get clearance from?
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post #3 of 4 Old 06-18-2013, 10:24 PM Thread Starter
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Basically just trying to get clearance for climbing, i tested it out today though on a decent incline and all was good.
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post #4 of 4 Old 06-23-2013, 08:21 AM
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Just remember when dropping off large rocks and stuff the bumper helps protect. Once the bumper is gone the next thing in line is the gas tank. Dont think for a minute that the little piece of tin under there called a gas tank skid plate is going to help a whole lot.
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