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Old 07-11-2010, 05:25 PM
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Question Bumper Lift?

I have had a Road Armor bumper on the front of my truck for about a year now and a 3"body lift since I took delivery. The brackets that came with the bumper allow for a little play in the height(about an inch) What can I do or put in the gap to close the nastyness that is stuck under my headlight and above the bumper. Right now I have it lifted as far as the brackets will let me. In my opinion it looks unfinished and it bugs me every time I look at it. Ideas?
(Feel free to make tire size recommendations too, mine are too small)



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Honestly, I'd take the body lift out and keep the tires you have. I hate a body lift but I love the Road Armor.
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I am glad to see someone posted on this as I am looking at a Road Armor for my Ram, but I wasn't aware of this issue! I will keep an eye on this thread. Thanks!
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@ icOVERu- I would buy from fabFours or buck stop. The customer service @ road armor is one of the worst I have had to deal with. I originally ordered the part from 4wheelonline.com when it was selling for $500 b/c they were no longer a buyer. Road Armor called me and informed me that I was going to have to pay an additional $1000 because the bumper I ordered from the other website was yet to be manufactured. So all in all I paid $1500 instead of the original $500(which was a steal if they had stuck to it). FabFours makes a higher quality product although I am not fond of the thin tubing they use. I welded schedule 40 pipe on mine(hints the ugly welds that dont have bondo yet)

@ Remerson228-I dont like the look of a body lift either but the dealer said it was the only way to lift the truck without voiding the power train warranty. I don't really want to jeopardize that lifetime warranty. Before the lift the tires looked really good though.
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Cut, form and paint some aluminum filler strips would be my suggestion.
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WOW, thank you so much. I have looked at Buck Stop but I wasn't as impressed as with Road Armor. I hear your advice so I guess I am back on the market for an aggressive front bumper.
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WOW, thank you so much. I have looked at Buck Stop but I wasn't as impressed as with Road Armor. I hear your advice so I guess I am back on the market for an aggressive front bumper.
Tough Country has a nice blend between the Road Armoresque bumpers and Ranch Hand. If you want an aggressive bumper that takes no prisoners then this might be the one http://www.reunel.com/front_bumper.html or try AliArc. AliArc makes semi bumpers and they use thick aluminum. They look pretty standard but they are super light and have a beautiful finish. Not to mention they are every bit as strong as any competitor.
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Thank you very much! I appreciate any advice anyone has regarding these types of bumpers.
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You have to get a road armor or whichever bumper you want that is made for trucks with a body lift. You can probably sell your bumper to someone who does not have a body lift. Paris? Then you can buy the one for a body lift that you need. Best route for you bud.
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Why would I ship a bumper to France? That would cost me more than buying a new bumper. WELL...if anyone is interested I guess I could sell it. I dont meet the posting reqs to sell anything on here yet but in a few days I think I will. I hate getting rid of it b/c its sooo cooolll. I feel like I'm driving an urban assault vehicle.
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