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Old 10-20-2009, 05:45 PM
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Don't forget a skid plate...sounds like you may need one. You can't fabricate a new tranny pan or diff cover from steel tube and diamond plate. Well, maybe Chip Foose can but you can't.
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Looking forward to it. And I bet McGuyver could make a skid plate from bailing twine, a jerry can, and half a pop can.
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I will be done with the bumper in a couple of days. going to fully enclose it and figured i might as well do HIDs while Im at it. Have to wait a while on the lights as the Sol-Teks I want are $300 each and i need 4! will have pics soon!
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Never saw any pics .
Ripped the bumper off before I took pics of the damange, I was excited to get working on the off-road bumper. I will take pics of the old, mangled bumper off the truck though...
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Tore my front bumper off out on the trails (went off cliff). Wondering what I should do? New factory bumper painted to match (I have an SLT) for $400 or and off-road bumper with lights for $880 installed? Any advice?

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Ripped the bumper off before I took pics of the damange, I was excited to get working on the off-road bumper. I will take pics of the old, mangled bumper off the truck though...
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When you said "went off cliff" I assumed that you meant the bumper, and that it was lost and gone forever. Based on your latest post, am I to assume that it was in fact you that went off the cliff?

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JEEZ.

When you said "went off cliff" I assumed that you meant the bumper, and that it was lost and gone forever. Based on your latest post, am I to assume that it was in fact you that went off the cliff?

Glad it's just the bumper that needs replaced!
Yes I went off the cliff! Sad thing is I went up and down it 10 times the same night. Then had a few "sodas" and forgot to put it in 4x4 low so i went like 50mph down it. Just bent the front bumper and i took it off! No Damage To The Truck At All!!! - Luck of the Irish I guess!
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Yes I went off the cliff! Sad thing is I went up and down it 10 times the same night. Then had a few "sodas" and forgot to put it in 4x4 low so i went like 50mph down it. Just bent the front bumper and i took it off! No Damage To The Truck At All!!! - Luck of the Irish I guess!
Well ... Props for going over the cliff and ONLY damaging the bumper.
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Used Chromoly tubing for added strenght and less weight! Will have pics tonight! Going to do the HID bumper lights in a few weeks. Anyone know of a good off-road light that is 6" and less than $300/ea??? Thanks!
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Definitely looking forward to the custom bumper pics, I really like to see what some people come up with. I know a guy who custom built a really cool one for his Jeep, turned out awesome! I would just say be more careful, but that isn't any fun!

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