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Unread 11-04-2013, 10:04 AM   #1
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LOD Offroad rear bumper installed

I have to say, this is one of the finest pieces of man made construction I have ever installed on a vehicle. I am truly 100% satisfied. Install was very straight forward and I was able to do it by myself (Note: This isn't a 1 man job for those that spend zero time in a gym). This has now taken top spot over my AEV hood for favorite installed items on my JK.

Right after the install:



Taken this morning.






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Unread 11-04-2013, 10:19 AM   #2
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looks nice and solid. How are those lights in the bumper as far as brightness?
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Unread 11-04-2013, 10:20 AM   #3
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Very bright!

Also, there are (iirc) 12 bolts that now attach the bumper to the frame. I forgot how many I drilled. Indeed, it is very solid.
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Unread 11-04-2013, 05:01 PM   #4
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Yup, they make nice stuff.
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Unread 11-05-2013, 07:40 AM   #5
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Looks good. I have the LOD mid-with up front and like it a lot. Someday I'll have the matching rear.
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Unread 11-05-2013, 10:44 AM   #6
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Looks awesome! Two questions: What's it weigh? Assuming 80ish... What does the tailgate link look like? On LOD's website they have about zero pictures and a video of a forklift showing that the bumper can be a lift point.... not helping me much.
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Unread 11-05-2013, 03:31 PM   #7
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I have lifted my Jeep using the front LoD bumper I would have to say if you can safely find a spot it would hold up. Contact them they are helpful and friendly over there
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Unread 11-06-2013, 12:22 PM   #8
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here are my front and rear LOD's
img00034-20110514-1438.jpg   img00043-20110604-1241.jpg   img00035-20110514-1438.jpg   img00044-20110604-1241.jpg  
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Unread 11-07-2013, 12:16 AM   #9
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beefy looking bumpers. they look nice.
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Unread 11-07-2013, 07:23 AM   #10
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Looks awesome! Two questions: What's it weigh? Assuming 80ish... What does the tailgate link look like? On LOD's website they have about zero pictures and a video of a forklift showing that the bumper can be a lift point.... not helping me much.

Probably closer to 100ish if I were to guess. It is very stout. I will try to snap a pic of the link in a bit.
Also of note, the finish is great on these.


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Unread 11-07-2013, 07:41 AM   #11
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Probably closer to 100ish if I were to guess. It is very stout. I will try to snap a pic of the link in a bit.
Also of note, the finish is great on these.


Thanks!
Please could you take a close up picture of the finish too?

I am trying to decide if this is the rear bumper for me, and if it will match the Rampage Recovery front bumper that I am planning on.

I wish they did their full width front bumper with the stinger you can get on their shorty.
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Unread 11-07-2013, 07:55 AM   #12
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Will Do. As soon as this rain lets up.
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Unread 11-07-2013, 07:58 AM   #13
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Also to note. The ends are capped to prevent mud from being lodged into them.
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Unread 11-07-2013, 08:01 AM   #14
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Sorry for all of the posts. I also took the Jeep out some very rough dirt trails yesterday and the day before. A lot of these roads were like driving over a washboard. I heard no squeaks or rattle from the tire carrier. This was such a relief,
the stock carrier was starting to get very noisy due to the tailgate being very overloaded. This system was completely silent. It felt and sounded like I was driving a new JK again. ( I drive these trails like I am in the Baja 1000 too ;-) )
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Unread 11-07-2013, 08:34 AM   #15
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Nice bumper it looks like what they should come with new.
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