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Old 09-17-2011, 06:25 PM   #1
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Rough Country Bumper Kit Install - pics

I couldn't think of something more fun to do then take a saw to my JK this evening. Thanks to MTH for cutting up my bumper on his property. I'm gonna warn the ladies now...his hands were like a surgeons on this job.







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This was good times and a super-easy install for those who are wondering. And I'll tell ya', there's nothing like a Makita reciprocating saw for "surgical" precision.

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First I thought you guys were pulling my leg.....then I met Mr. Stubby!

Nice....
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they make an attachment for that Makita reciprocating saw,oh 'er wrong forum.
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Old 09-18-2011, 10:58 AM   #6
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Got to be careful with a saw and anything. Once you start cutting...this is why I could never be a surgeon. It's just to much fun not stopping.
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ESP, I didn't elaborate but just to give you a little chuckle, I scanned all the way down the pictures and thought....that's odd, they didn't change anything and finally zeroed in on the bumper ends....doooooh.
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I put them on my Rubi about 2 or 3 weeks ago b/c I saw MTH's thread. I love the look. I just wish the plastic texture matched the stock bumper better.
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I put them on my Rubi about 2 or 3 weeks ago b/c I saw MTH's thread. I love the look. I just wish the plastic texture matched the stock bumper better.
I think it looks good but if you want an even color match then your could rhino line the whole front bumper including the caps? I know some have done this. I think it looks good both ways.
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This was good times and a super-easy install for those who are wondering. And I'll tell ya', there's nothing like a Makita reciprocating saw for "surgical" precision.
Hey mike, next time your visiting CT, I'll shoot you my address lol

Looks great.

Jus need to pull the trigger
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Looks great.

Just need to pull the trigger
Do it, I was a little hesitant too but I really like it and it was definitely worth the $60. Looks great and provide a better angle for many things.
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Do it, I was a little hesitant too but I really like it and it was definitely worth the $60. Looks great and provide a better angle for many things.
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Yep I like it more every time I look at it.
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Looks real nice. On my list !
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I thought after the first pic-WTF??? Then I saw how you finished and I like it-good job!
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I thought after the first pic-WTF??? Then I saw how you finished and I like it-good job!
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Yep, like ESP, I can't imagine going back to my stock bumper after doing this. I like the look so much better, plus I don't have to deal with the weight of an aftermarket bumper and it only costs around $60. Can't beat the bang for the buck, IMO.
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That looks great. Kinda makes me want a stubby on my tj...
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That looks great. Kinda makes me want a stubby on my tj...
Removing the jugs was similar IMO
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Did you get one yet Kjeeper?
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It's certainly inexpensive, and it looks great!

I think I might be in after the newness wears off.
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Did you get one yet Kjeeper?
Not yet..

I did talk to Chris already, just have not pulled the trigger.

I am after this (stubby, loop/lights)
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I had that OCF light bar for a while on mine too. It never grew on me but I think it would have looked better on the smaller chopped bumper that I have now and bigger tires. Kinda wished I hadn't sold it.

Here's a pic of mine with it on the stock bumper.
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^^ I like the way my "stock" bumper has come together now, with a chop, end caps, a light bar, and a skid plate (though you can't see the plate very well in the pics). See here and here.

That driveway looks familiar . . . .
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I had that OCF light bar for a while on mine too. It never grew on me but I think it would have looked better on the smaller chopped bumper that I have now and bigger tires. Kinda wished I hadn't sold it.

Here's a pic of mine with it on the stock bumper.
It looked ok
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^^ I like the way my "stock" bumper has come together now, with a chop, end caps, a light bar, and a skid plate (though you can't see the plate very well in the pics). See here and here.

That driveway looks familiar . . . .
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Is that the MBRP ? that looks nice and simple.
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Yes. It's called the off camber fabrications front light bar mount by MBRP.
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I saw a complete loop w/ lights on EBay.
Not sure on the make(s) but it looked great, and was a decent price.

Edit: here's the title, don't know why It did not copy as a URL ??

Wrangler JK Front Bumper Light Bar Kit Slim Fog Lights

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