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Kazer

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in the pic is that your third gen explorer the bumper is what i would be looking for so if you dont mind telling me:

Who made your bumper and were can i get one also how much?

Fled bought it from a guy who had it custom made for $1070


So i assume most of you third gen guys have seen my bumper :p:

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Now it is not for sale! but... i wanna hear how much you would pay for the bumper (with winch) ?

My Fab guy was debating making more. [ POSSIBLY ]
I paid 1070 for the bumper and 330 for the winch

What would you guys pay????

-nick
 
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I also like your bumper where can i get one an how much did it cost?

I built that one. Aside from a custom fab shop I haven't seen any off the shelf bumpers for newer explorers.
 
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Shop where Nick had it made is closed.
 
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Not to change the subject, but what size tires are you using and what size rim. Offset ans width. Those are what I am looking for. Love the bumper as well. Wish I had the skills to do my own.

They are 15x8 with 3.5"s of backspacing and 33x10.5s. I liked them on my ranger but found them a little skinny in mud with a heavier explorer.
 
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Love the bumper Tom!
 
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I second that. I also like the skid plate too.
 
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That bumper looks really good. Super clean and aggressive
 
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I second that. I also like the skid plate too.

Well the skid plate is an item you can easily get on yours too. Contact me for the info.
 
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I've seen the thread but an SAS is in the works - slowly getting the parts so I'm done putting money into the IFS. Otherwise I would!
 
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^ what axle you planning on installing? D44 or D60? Or something different :)
 
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Just a 44 for now
 
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I figure I'll post an updated shot of the front bumper (old pic got lost) and some shots of the phase 1 of the rear bumper (before tire carrier).

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Custom Tube bumper with d-ring and lights 1 by maniak_az, on Flickr

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Custom Tube bumper with d-ring and lights 2 by maniak_az, on Flickr

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Custom Tube bumper with d-ring mounts 1 by maniak_az, on Flickr

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Custom Tube bumper with d-ring mounts 2 by maniak_az, on Flickr

The front bumper is the weaker of the 2. The front is made from 1/8 wall steel and the mount is a piece of 1/8 plate on each side of the frame. I've lifted it using a high lift and hit it a bunch of times wheeling. Still holding strong.

I did pull the tow hooks that were bolted onto the bumper (with the mount bolts) and made 1" thick d-ring shackle mounts.

The rear bumper is 3/16 wall tubing and the mount is 3/16" thick plate but it is only on 1 side of the frame (its not boxed). The shackle mounts are 7/8" thick and are welded to the 3/16" bumper/frame mount.

All of the tubing is 2x3" square tubing...

I made this style since "my thinking" is if I can get a tire on it, I can climb it. I don't want the bumper to stop my tire from getting to an obstacle.

~Mark
 
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