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Unread 09-05-2012, 08:03 PM   #16
Coolcatracing
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I'm waiting on those sales to buy my bumper. Many other brands are much more expensive out here and when they do those sales its an even sweeter deal. I can't run their fenders out here and I already have side steps so the usual things they throw in I'll just sell on Craigslist to recoup some of the cost.

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Unread 09-05-2012, 08:13 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Wavedatya View Post
I tried a search but again. No real threads or my wording isn't right.

I'm looking at the smittybilt src bumpers front and back. The stock bumpers I assume are light even with the fogs. So will after market bumper add weight enough that ride height is noticeably lower? I understand that they are metal and more rugged but I don't want to have a lowered jeep

The src look to be a stubby and rear looks fairly light

I don't want it any lower than it is lol.
With a quality lift you won't experience much sag. I have a Teraflex 4" kit and with their front bumper and a Warn Powerplant winch it only sags a measured 5/16". With cheap springs it may be a different situation.
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Unread 09-05-2012, 09:30 PM   #18
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I've got a 2.5 in coil lift and the SB SRC front and rear bumpers and did not get any sag. Like one other said, with a winch and armor you could get a little possibly.
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