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Old 03-04-2012, 05:23 PM   #1
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Any stock JK bumper mods w/pics?

If any one has modified their stock JK bumpers would love to see what you did with them.

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Old 03-04-2012, 05:43 PM   #2
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Some peeps put stubby kits on em. Some add winches. Still others add bull bars, or lights, or...

Let's face it, the front bumper is merely a doorway to creativity; once you cross the threshold, your life will never be the same.

Okay, maybe it's not that big a deal.

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Old 03-04-2012, 05:45 PM   #3
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stubby caps and winch
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Old 03-04-2012, 05:53 PM   #4
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Yup...

Stubby and MBRP
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Old 03-04-2012, 06:01 PM   #5
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End caps are sitting under my desk in the pile destined for my spring mod project.
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Old 03-04-2012, 09:11 PM   #6
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Who makes that winch plate? I am looking at the same setup...
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Old 03-04-2012, 09:17 PM   #7
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Who makes that winch plate? I am looking at the same setup...
I would like to see the plate also cant be hard to make .
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Old 03-04-2012, 10:03 PM   #8
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VDP Stubby mod, and VisionX foglights.
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Old 03-05-2012, 07:35 PM   #9
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wanted the same type of winch plate for my 12 jk sp was told no one made it but through a lot of asking and after buying a bestop stubby bumper finaly found a rugged ridge plate and vac pump relocator kit to to mount winch on stock bumper and then do stubby end caps anyone want to buy stubby bump ?????????
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wanted the same type of winch plate for my 12 jk sp was told no one made it but through a lot of asking and after buying a bestop stubby bumper finaly found a rugged ridge plate and vac pump relocator kit to to mount winch on stock bumper and then do stubby end caps anyone want to buy stubby bump ?????????
your saying i need re locator kit if i got a 12 correct and want end caps ?
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Stubby and MBRP also!
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You guys with the MBRP and stubby ends - looks great. I also have the MBRP and I just got the VDP ends. I'll post pics when I do the install this week.
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What lighting do you have mounted?
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Old 03-05-2012, 08:28 PM   #14
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My stock bumper mods.

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kjeeper,Harbor freight 100w lights on the hoop and KC 5" 55w long range on windshield.
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My stock bumper mods.

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How the hell did you get that winch in that bumper? Its got to be mounted upside down, no?
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fogs mounted 2 days ago; took off the center silver plastic thing between the stock fogs.
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RC stubby (new metal version)

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kjeeper,Harbor freight 100w lights on the hoop and KC 5" 55w long range on windshield.
HF huh


And for the winch/stock bumper pics above awesome.
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How the hell did you get that winch in that bumper? Its got to be mounted upside down, no?
Take the control box off and remote mount it somewhere else, like under the hood. an 8k to 9k winch fits nicely between the frame rails, both width and height wise.
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Its got to be mounted upside down, no?
Yes it is.

I've seen them done upright but the little skid plate under the bumper needs to be removed to do that.
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RC stubby (new metal version)
Nice.

What kinda squirrel is that?
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And like DrHolliday said, I mounted the control box under the hood.
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Nice.

What kinda squirrel is that?
Not a squirrel, it's a recovery vehicle. Dragged the Jeep all the way up the driveway.
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Nice.

What kinda squirrel is that?
the rabid, albino, Green Bay hating kind.
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Not a squirrel, it's a recovery vehicle. Dragged the Jeep all the way up the driveway.
Yeah, yeah. My youngest son was taking the dog for a walk when I was working on the bumper. He wanted to lend a hand, so he threw the leash on the hook.
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And like DrHolliday said, I mounted the control box under the hood.
Thank you, I got to look into doing that!
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Cavsvet 74 like the winch in stock bumper! What is the model of winch and if you have photos of install would be nice! Really like it! Thanks in advance.
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Old 03-05-2012, 11:16 PM   #30
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here is a video that my buddy and i made showing how we installed a westin maxtray. I think it went pretty well considering we had no instructions.
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