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American Motorsports is a rip off

Discussion in 'Long Travel Suspension' started by AmeriMotor, Jun 24, 2012.

  1. AmeriMotor

    AmeriMotor [OP] Well-Known Member

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    BAMFTACO Pabst Blue Ribbon on ice

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    MotoXdoer taco?

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    Way too low. Why didnt u guys make it higher. Theres a huge ass gap between fenders and bumper. Nice design but too low...
     
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    BAMFTACO Pabst Blue Ribbon on ice

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    In a way might be good when you hit something hard it won't push into your head lights or grill
     
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    battlescars Professionull

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    ^^This.

    Not to mention everybody will have different glass style and the bumper will be a bit taller next time but you don't really notice those kinds of things when you have 3 or 4 Hella Rallye lights or an LED bar across it.
     
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    Mxpatriot Busted Knuckles Fabrication

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    Do you have a build thread?
     
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    If the gap is such a concern then why not cut the top part of your original bumper and install it like the guy here who had red tacoma with a KR FAB bumper? Looked awesome and problem solved! Great job on that bumper and very competative price. Congrats.
     
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    No sir I do not, just whatever pictures are in my photo album.
     
  9. AmeriMotor

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    You guys need to understand one thing! You all have different ideas of how you would want your bumper built. You all have a differet style. So there wont be a perfect bumper that will please all of you. So at American Motorsports we build all bumpers to each customers needs. This bumper is for a customer who requested it to be level with the grill. Thats what they wanted and like. MotoXdoer you prefer it higher so main tube would be high than this one. I dont just make 50 copies of one bumper and try to pawn them off on you guys. Each one is different and made to customers specifications. They just bolt in the same location.
     
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    How about i give a bumper away for free!!!!!!
     
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    ^^ yes!! that would be insanely awesome:D
     
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    how do i participate in this? :D
     
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    Do you use d.o.m. (seamless) 2" .120 wall?
     
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    For the 450 price i use mild steel tubing, but for extra cost i will use dom or chromoly tubing if the customer request it.
     
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    Don't forget, you don't want a bumper that won't budge, if it doesn't something will and the first thing to go will be the frame. These will withstand a fender bender with crushing power no problem, just don't be the one at fault! :D
     
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    Not even close, good job though, I wish I could build bumpers.
     
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    and the boxed frame horns...
     
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    Its not the same at all....that's like saying your bumper is the same designs as every tube bumper..
     
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    so by your logic all tube bumpers are the same design...

    they all mount to the frame, all have a main horizontal tube, have supports, are made out of metal and have skid plate
     
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    Great rebuttal!


    Good job man!
     
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