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Show us your custom bumpers!!

Blue91Ex

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Mine I just built

Looks good but you should add some tubes going from the bottom to the outer bends/corners where it wraps around the truck, It would make the bumper a lot stronger.
 


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funhousejoe

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update to bumper starting on roofrack

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getting set to fabricate a safari roofrack testing lightbar location and the finished front and rear bumpers.

i dont like the scale of the LEDs i put in the front bumper so gonna get a 12" lightbar i think or 2 7" LEDS not sure what do you guys think?
 








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i dont like the scale of the LEDs i put in the front bumper so gonna get a 12" lightbar i think or 2 7" LEDS not sure what do you guys think?

I would do a 20" or whatever fills the middle section of your bumper.
 








mounty71

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As far as I know, I don't think there is a company that produces them. It would have to be custom built. RLC on here makes a really nice looking plate bumper though.
 








Jeffbethandkidz

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Nope. Fully custom built by me and a good friend.
 




2TimingTom

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Looks really nice. It looks like the one Loren built for me. I wish I had the skills (equipment and time).
 




jfrracing1

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this is one i had custom built. it has a winch box behind the ford plate

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I like that bumper a lot. Small and simple
 




jfrracing1

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THANKS....yeah i like it and it gives me great front end protection.
 




Brian1

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Now that my new build made its debut in Moab and isn't a secret anymore, here are a few photos of my front and rear bumpers I built. They are 1/4" steel for the frame & winch mounts and 1.75"x.120" tube. Each tube is continuous and passes through the plates. The smaller tubes are 1.25"x.120" tube for the LED bar hoop and rear body protection. The goal for both was simplicity, high clearance and lightweight.

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BKennedy

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Very nice.
The only thing I don't like about my plate bumpers is the weight. Front with the winch is about 120 lbs, rear with tire and full gas can is well over 250.
 












mounty71

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Wrong thread, I know, but can we get more pictures of your sliders? And what happened to your other Explorer?
 




Brian1

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Wrong thread, I know, but can we get more pictures of your sliders? And what happened to your other Explorer?

Yes, build thread coming soon! Still have my other one, keeping it for overlanding and daily duties while the new one is my trail truck.
 


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