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Old 05-08-2013, 08:01 PM   #1
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Plastic Welding Factory JK Front Bumper

I have read about somebody making they're own shorty stock bumper on their JK and plastic welding the ends. Anybody have any info on this? I plan on installing a winch in the factory bumper and really like the plastic welded ends on their shorty (i think they said they used a soldering iron to do it).
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Welcome to the forum!

You may wanna take a look around the JK specific section.

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I haven't seen anyone "welding" them, but I have seen some cut down and bolted on. Because this is the newbie check-in area, you may not get the answers you are looking for. I suggest you check out this forum area and post your questions there, I think you'll get a better response.

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Welcome, I believe they cut the bumper ends and then attached caps to it with bolts... Good luck and enjoy....
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Thanks guys, i did find some info......looks like a lot of work, but im up for it
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Vdp stubby kit. Plastic end caps.

Someone also makes a kit with metal end caps.
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Thanks guys, i did find some info......looks like a lot of work, but im up for it
Easiest install I've done.

Cut the ends off, mount the caps, drill holes, insert retaining plugs.
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Old 05-12-2013, 10:53 PM   #12
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The end caps are ok but i really liked the factory looking welded caps, got the winch the winch plate and a spare bumper........now its just time to decide how much work i really want to put into this, lol

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