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Unread 07-02-2012, 07:58 PM   #31
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The second step on this budget type build is the front bumper/ winch combo. I looked into the Rough Country and liked doc holidays front end so I thought I'd try there JK Hybrid stubby with fog light mounts along with their 9500lb winch and front d ring assembly. They noted that the brake pump relocation bracket will be needed for the install! Heres a few pics! Note that i did the color match match with a glossy black but decided to repaint with a flat textured black!!. Good easy install. Nice fit and finish.











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Unread 07-02-2012, 09:52 PM   #32
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Can I get a shot from the underside looking up and a low shot facing back? I'm wondering about the E-dico.
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Unread 07-02-2012, 11:36 PM   #33
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How much does it weigh?
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Unread 07-03-2012, 12:24 AM   #34
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Sorry dvdsjk donít mean to hijack your thread, just PM me if you want it to stop.

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ÖSince you've been there, if I dremel the weld areas on the bar, can I remove it cleanly from the bumper?
Vin, you probably have already found the answer but just in case Iíll still answer your question even though Iím 8 days late.
Yes if you are careful enough although there will always be some weld material that will need to be ground flat. Do you have access to a die grinder with a cut-off wheel; it would be so much easier and faster than a dremel?
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Unread 07-03-2012, 08:34 AM   #35
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Sorry dvdsjk donít mean to hijack your thread, just PM me if you want it to stop.



Vin, you probably have already found the answer but just in case Iíll still answer your question even though Iím 8 days late.
Yes if you are careful enough although there will always be some weld material that will need to be ground flat. Do you have access to a die grinder with a cut-off wheel; it would be so much easier and faster than a dremel?
Actually I went back to work from vacation, so I just left it as is. Yes I have a regular air driven cut off wheel tool, but I figured I could make cleaner cuts with a dremel. I was just trying to figure out if they cut a hole first, added the bar and welded. Thanks for the help!

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Unread 07-03-2012, 01:31 PM   #36
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Can I get a shot from the underside looking up and a low shot facing back? I'm wondering about the E-dico.
Grab pics tonight for ya Vin!!!
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How much does it weigh?
40 lbs plus winch weight and shackle setup! I went synthetic rope!
[QUOTE=1222;13811188]Sorry dvdsjk don’t mean to hijack your thread, just PM me if you want it to stop.

And 1222, thats what forums are for buddy! Discussion!
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Unread 07-04-2012, 04:53 AM   #37
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Happy 4th of July Bro, I've been thinking that if you keep building and selling your JK's, pretty soon you will have enough JK builds to make your own calendar...lol

That would be a darn cool calendar too........



I really like the new bumper too....
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Unread 07-04-2012, 02:19 PM   #38
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Happy 4th of July Bro, I've been thinking that if you keep building and selling your JK's, pretty soon you will have enough JK builds to make your own calendar...lol

That would be a darn cool calendar too........



I really like the new bumper too....
Ha!!! Thanks Joel!!!! Hey enjoy your 4th!! Ugh. Work tomorrow though!
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Unread 07-13-2012, 08:24 PM   #39
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Sorry Vin!! Very busy at work and home but heres those pics ya asked for!!
She could use a skid!




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Unread 07-14-2012, 01:14 PM   #40
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Thanks! decisions decisons. I'm trying to decide between the Rugged Ridge Alluminum bumper or this one. I just need a nice looking rear bumper (preferably matching) to go with it.
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Unread 07-15-2012, 08:34 AM   #41
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[QUOTE=Vin;13769282]I did it.

Looks very nice, much better!
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Unread 07-18-2012, 12:33 PM   #42
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dvdsjk you going to the All Breeds show in York this weekend?
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Unread 07-19-2012, 08:15 PM   #43
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I probably should. I've done nothing but worked so far this summer. And the wife's going away for the day to a wedding shower!! Seems like a good idea. I've been to York but never to the show.
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Unread 07-19-2012, 08:41 PM   #44
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I spy a July JK Of The Month contender...
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Unread 07-20-2012, 08:34 AM   #45
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I spy a July JK Of The Month contender...
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