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Old 03-29-2011, 07:24 PM   #1
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New Bumper ?

i bought a 2010 JK with a winch already installed on the stock bumper..eventually i want to get somekind of an offroad bumper..this may be a stupid question but will i have to buy another mounting bracket for the winch

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Old 03-29-2011, 07:26 PM   #2
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depends on what bumper you want and is the mounting bracket you have now compatabile...what kind of winch is it and what bumper are you looking at

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Old 03-29-2011, 07:32 PM   #3
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it has a warn M8000 on it and im looking at the warn rock crawler front bumper..but if i have to buy a new mounting bracket ill look at some cheaper bumpers
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Old 03-29-2011, 07:40 PM   #4
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Just look for a winch mount bumper. When you are shopping you will see that some are winch mount ready and others are not. If there not than you are gonna need to do some fabbing. With all the bumpers out there this is not needed. Just look or call the company you are looking at, they will guide you to your needs.
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Old 03-29-2011, 07:42 PM   #5
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alright thanks!
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Old 03-30-2011, 01:18 PM   #6
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I just put on a Rugged Ridge XHD bumper. They make a version that comes with a cutout for a winch so you don't need a separate winch plate. Works great.

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