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Rear Bumper Review

Discussion in 'Armor Tech Offroad' started by lsocoee, Aug 17, 2009.

  1. Sep 10, 2009 at 9:01 AM
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    Fire931

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    just wait till you see what i'm working on :D

    your gonna want ATO on the front to!
     
  2. Sep 10, 2009 at 9:33 AM
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    i'm sure the rear bumper is a very nice product. there is a distinct difference between theirs and my wrap around bumper though. yes with theirs you dont have to cut. but with our wrap around bumper you get complete piece of mind. i dont just build them to "cover" the rear of the truck, i build it to PROTECT it. my bumper will easily withstand not only holding the weight of the truck, but slamming down on a rock with the entire weight of the truck with no complaints.

    thats the true difference there. i'm sure mine weighs more than the AP bumper but mine is built to handle anything you can throw at it. i'm not bashing the AP bumper as it looks very nice and does give good increases in clearance. but mine does both those as well while being about as tough as you can get also. plus id like to point out that i offer several options that can be custom tailored to your needs/liking where as they just offer a standard bumper.

    and once again i'm not bashing the AP in any way! just different strokes for different folks i guess....
     
  3. Sep 10, 2009 at 9:57 AM
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    NwiTACO

    NwiTACO Big tars, little/no bed.

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    Have you rested the truck on the 7g wraparounds yet to see if they flex then? That would convince me, nothing more. If it trashes the bedsides anyway I'd rather cut them off (if I still had them :D)
     
  4. Sep 12, 2009 at 9:58 AM
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    Hey armortech...with your rear bumber (not the wrap around one) if i'm looking at it from behind can i see stuff hanging down from the underneath of the truck??? If you have a picture from the rear that u could post that would help m out alot. I plan on getting your bumper with the attached hitch...thanks
     
  5. Sep 13, 2009 at 10:58 AM
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    i currently dont have any pictures from the rear of the truck other than what you see posted. possibly lsocoee could take one for you to see. the center of the bumper does sit slightly higher than the center on the factory bumper.
     
  6. Sep 15, 2009 at 7:04 AM
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    NwiTACO

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  7. Sep 15, 2009 at 7:06 AM
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    man you need to move that spare!

    for those inquiring on the bolt on though.. it does hang down a few more inches compared to the wrap around pictured.
     
  8. Sep 15, 2009 at 7:08 AM
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    NwiTACO

    NwiTACO Big tars, little/no bed.

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    Old pics, 35's are going on next week, and then its those pesky inverted shackle hangars in the way...:D
     
  9. Sep 19, 2009 at 3:06 PM
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    And here are the long promised photos. A few general shots showing general bumper quality and clearances. I still have not repaired my bedside panel, but I have no doubt that the fit would be good on that side as well.

    I went ahead and snapped some more detailed shots for the folks worried about tow hitch capacity. I see no need for concern, but I will let everyone judge for themselves.

    I am still very happy with the bumper. I haven't touched up the spots yet, but I will eventually get to that.

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  10. Sep 19, 2009 at 3:12 PM
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    and before anyone has a chance to say something...I was changing my oil earlier that day and when the oil hit the curve of the drain pan, the oil quickly shot up, out and onto my driveway.
     
  11. Sep 19, 2009 at 3:15 PM
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    Whose bumper is this one?
     
  14. Sep 20, 2012 at 6:01 AM
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