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Old 12-29-2010, 08:48 AM   #1
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Trail Gear Low Profile Front Bumper

I posted this in my build thread but I know not everyone looks in there, so I thought I'd share this here as well. Just got a new bumper from Trail Gear. I'm typically not a fan of tube bumpers unless they're on a full-on prerunner desert truck. This one caught my eye and had good clearance. good protection and a good price.

Worked most of the day yesterday on the new bumper. Added some plate to the top and some light tabs and got it painted. Installed it on the truck this morning. Still need to figure out the turn signals. I think the bulb is gonna be too big to work well in the corner light. So I'm looking at other light options to go on the bumper. Might try out TG's new LED turn sigs. I really like how it turned out. TG has done a nice job with this bumper. I definitely like it better with some plate on the top.











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Old 12-29-2010, 08:51 AM   #2
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damn thats a nice truck you have. bumper looks good.
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Old 12-29-2010, 09:01 AM   #4
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i like it. 2nd gen bumper next?
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Old 12-29-2010, 09:40 AM   #5
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Old 12-29-2010, 09:50 AM   #6
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i like it, im not a fan of tube bumpers either but that one is not bad, looks like its about time for some skids too lol.
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Old 12-29-2010, 09:56 AM   #7
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Not normally a fan of tube bumpers but this looks really good! I like the added plate! I may go with this bumper!

Do you have to buy the Bolt-On mounting plate along with the bumper?
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Old 12-29-2010, 10:01 AM   #8
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LOVE your truck, bumper looks GREAT!!!
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Old 12-29-2010, 10:24 AM   #10
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very nice! i especially like the plates up top! good job
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Old 12-29-2010, 10:26 AM   #11
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looks great, I wish they would plate the top their selves but oh well you did a nice job with what you had
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Old 12-29-2010, 12:40 PM   #12
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:56 PM   #13
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ur truck makes the bumper look awesome!
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Old 12-29-2010, 06:08 PM   #14
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Where did you order it from?
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Old 12-29-2010, 06:13 PM   #15
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^ NVM dumba** question, i never been able to find their site b4 but dude your truck is sweet, easily the top of my fav 1st Gen DC's list!
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Old 12-29-2010, 06:13 PM   #16
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Looks GREAT, now lets see the back bumper
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Old 12-29-2010, 06:23 PM   #17
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can you mount a winch on it?
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Old 12-29-2010, 08:51 PM   #18
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can you mount a winch on it?
SHould be pretty obvious that there's a spot for a winch on it.
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Looks GREAT, now lets see the back bumper
copied from my thread in the 1st Gen Builds section

Finally got some time to do a little more work on the truck. My wife was out of town for a few days this week so I was home playing "Mr. Mom" and I needed something to do while the kids were in school. So, I picked up some surplus steel and went to work. I had a scrap peice of 2" tubing left over from a mess up on a rollcage build, and a pretty rusty peice of 3x5 square tubing. I grabbed a receiver tube from Harbor Freight and went to work.

I've been meaning to do something about my rear bumper for a while. I wanted more protection than the stock bumper and needed a way to tow my little trailer. I looked at several of the available aftermarket ones but in the end I'm short on cash, but had some time and a welder. So about $80 later here's what I ended up with.

The bends that were already in the round tube worked out perfectly. Just had to cut them to fit. I need to get a little more tubing so I can tie the slider portion back into the frame. Otherwise it's ready to go.







Made a little bracket to fit into the receiver for the license plate. I might look for one of those little flip-up brackets for it, but this will work for now.




I like that it looks like it "goes" with the sliders.


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Pride of ownership shows....good work
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