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JDraper

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Eh..guess I should add my front bumper. Designed and fabbed it myself...all 1/4" plate..

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going to brace that stinger at all?

No. It looks taller then it really is. Im not sure if I am really happy with it. I can just cut the tubing off and redo it later if I decide I don't like it. I have only done 11 bends with a tube bender and 6 of them are on the bumper so There were a few things things that turned out different then how I had planned it in my head.
 






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is it there to actually act as a stinger? or just as a grill/radiator hoop?
 






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This bolts to frame of B11
 






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is it there to actually act as a stinger? or just as a grill/radiator hoop?

Just there cause I needed something when I added the winch. The winch is cradled on some 1/4" plate. Cut off the tube and redo it if I dont like it. It was mostly so I could practice with the tube bender. Still have 80 feet in the garage if I decide I dont like it and have time to redo it.
 






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mine:
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BttlScars00x

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white96x.. i really like your bumper, do you know anyone that could make me one like it?
 






white96x

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ya of course, just no one in IL...sorry
 






SplashMan

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white96x.. i really like your bumper, do you know anyone that could make me one like it?

Go over to RRORC.com and PM 93XLT, he has a shop up in Round Lake Beach. He can make you one of those.:thumbsup:
 






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Here is one a friend made me.



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Here is the thread. Someday I might add some headlight protection.
Bumper opinions?
 






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I posted this one several times already... looking for someone to duplicate:
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bought it overseas... just got it. It should be on my truck by the end of this weekend.
:D

I have been looking for this same style......does anyone here in the states make this or something close to it that you can buy outright?????? Very awsome!
 






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too bad I sold the truck...
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you could probably make an ARB bumper from another vehicle work on the Explorer - someone has to try first.
 






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Yeah, that's the ARB bull bar. Pricey, and not all that strong. I've seen a friend bend the one on his XJ. We made a replacement from plate that is much stronger.

No listing for an Explorer. If it were me, and I wanted one, I'd purchase one that fits a similar width vehicle, like the XJ (do some measuring) then I'd just have someone custom fab the mounts for it. No big deal. If you live anywhere close to Louisville, I'd be happy to quote you the work to make it fit. Otherwise, there are good fab shops and individuals like me all over the place.
 






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that was not an ARB... that was custom built and pretty strong... I brought that bumper over from europe - the picture is of a truck that the owner had the bumper custom built for - never could force the guy to build a second one.

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I can fab up a bumper myself...I was jut wondering if anyone made something like this that can be purchased to bolt right on. I hope you dont mind if I use this picture as a build plan for my own.
 






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I can fab up a bumper myself...I was jut wondering if anyone made something like this that can be purchased to bolt right on. I hope you dont mind if I use this picture as a build plan for my own.

I do have more pictures... page 23 of my gallery... close-up pictures.
 






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Where did you find those bumpers?

Front:
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Rear:
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I have actually drawn pictures of the bumpers I want on my Explorer and they look pretty darn close to those. Are they really Cherokee bumpers and if so can you send me the serial numbers and cost? Did you have to do much modding to get them to work?
 






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Here's something I found in Germany... this Explorer had a V10 installed and front and rear bumpers... that's all I know about it for now... it was modified in Switzerland... front bumper is an ARB modified to fit (most likely off a Ranger) - rear bumper had been fabbed. Sorry for such small pictures, will post bigger ones once I get them...

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I have actually drawn pictures of the bumpers I want on my Explorer and they look pretty darn close to those. Are they really Cherokee bumpers and if so can you send me the serial numbers and cost? Did you have to do much modding to get them to work?

Front bumper was from http://www.protofab4x4.com/products.php?ID=05
and is for a XJ. Had to cut the front six inches off the frame, weld a plate across the space and then weld bumper tabs to that. Then ended up cutting the tabs off the bumper and moving it in about four inches because it stuck out too far. Light bar and shackle mounts were added also. No serial numbers.

Rear bumper was made by me out of 7x7" square beam 1/4" thick with the back cut off with a plasma cutter to match the original bumper.
 



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