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Installed my new bumper

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by LonghornTaco, Jan 28, 2009.

  1. Jan 29, 2009 at 7:00 AM
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    Dark Knight

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    I give that two thumbs up. now you dont have to go around trees. :D
     
  2. Jan 29, 2009 at 7:00 AM
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    longbow I see you now..................

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    THAT LOOKS GREAT!!!
    I am so looking forward to doing mine.:)
     
  3. Jan 29, 2009 at 7:03 AM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Well, I haven't seen a light in the tunnel yet...

    :laugh: Or stack up rocks to get past obstacles... :)

    THanks!
     
  4. Jan 29, 2009 at 7:05 AM
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    I haven't seen the light yet either.
     
  5. Jan 29, 2009 at 7:24 AM
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    that looks so much better, your truck is awesome.
     
  6. Jan 29, 2009 at 7:28 AM
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    Having always been a fan of plate type bumpers I think your truck looks really good now, it is kind of a shame that a company as big as allpro can't get the bolt holes lined up a little better though and atleast include install instructions with their product.

    So when you get the winch installed are you going wire or synthetic rope?
     
  7. Jan 29, 2009 at 7:35 AM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Thanks! At first, I wasn't a fan of these. Just not the look I was going for. However, the look has really grown on me over the past couple of months, but more importantly, it's lighter and provides better front end clearance than most of the other bumpers out there. And, it's cheaper!! :D

    I'm new to winching (and offroading for that matter) so I have no experience with either, but I've heard that synthetic rope is lighter and safer than the normal cable, so that's what I had planned to get. Can you make any recommendations?
     
  8. Jan 29, 2009 at 7:37 AM
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    Looks great!
     
  9. Jan 29, 2009 at 7:52 AM
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    I dont remember ever seeing those pieces... I dont know if I even had them
     
  10. Jan 29, 2009 at 8:09 AM
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    that would explain it!
     
  11. Jan 29, 2009 at 8:14 AM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    I was waiting for you to weigh in! :) Thanks for the tip...

    So, do I just take an angle grinder to the edges that dropped down (causing the fitment issue) to make it clear? And while I'm waiting for the Bud Builts, can the factory skid plate stay on? I don't see how...
     
  12. Jan 29, 2009 at 8:20 AM
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    Lost track many, many mods ago.
    No offense but I personally liked the look before. I like it now too, but I think it looked better before.
     
  13. Jan 29, 2009 at 8:24 AM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    No worries... I loved the look of the brush guard too, but this is much more functional.

    Plus, seeing all that tread on the tires from the front just looks TOUGH!! :cool:
     
  14. Jan 29, 2009 at 8:25 AM
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    01GREENTACO

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    Lost track many, many mods ago.
    Oh yeah much more aggressive. Do you have any plans of getting a winch your new one?
     
  15. Jan 29, 2009 at 8:38 AM
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    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Absolutely! Probably in the next week or two.
     
  16. Jan 29, 2009 at 8:40 AM
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    Lost track many, many mods ago.
    What kind are you thinking you are going to get? I can see why you switched now. You need a bumper like that in order run a winch. Congrats. Keep us updated with those pictures.
     
  17. Jan 29, 2009 at 8:46 AM
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    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Looking at the Warn M8000...
     
  18. Jan 29, 2009 at 9:45 AM
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    Truck looks awesome. Good choice on the winch. The only problem I've ever had with my warn winch was that it made me a little too confident a time or two and even with the winch had to dig & stack a little, but thats what wheelin is all about right.
     
  19. Jan 29, 2009 at 9:59 AM
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    Holy crap that looks awesome dude!
     
  20. Jan 29, 2009 at 8:30 PM
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    I just finished putting mine together 5 minutes ago, its sitting in the living room. What are the two metal plates with the tap welds on them?
     
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