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Old 07-08-2012, 05:26 AM   #1
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Suggest me a new front bumper

I would like to add a new front bumper to my 2012 2dr.

Don't like stubby bumper look, so mid/full width is what I'm looking for.
Will more than likely be putting the Warn VR800s on it (is the synthetic rope worth ~$165 extra?)
Would like to keep the bumper under ~$750
Don't like the look of the "huge" stinger up front, but would like a grill guard
*ETA: I would like to as little modification to fit as well...I understand that I'll probably have to relocate my vaccum pump, but don't really want to be cutting up winch plates and such*

I've read through all the threads I can find on bumpers to include the MEGA front bumper thread...just looking for some opinions of actual users...

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Old 07-08-2012, 05:37 AM   #2
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Old 07-08-2012, 10:03 AM   #3
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I'm very happy with my Rampage Full Size Recovery Bumper. Powder coated and very tough.

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Old 07-08-2012, 10:22 AM   #4
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I have a RR stubby, so I'm no help there, but imo JCR makes some bad*ss midwidth front bumpers with integrated winch mounting plates. If i ever destroy my current bumper, i'm getting one of those.
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Old 07-08-2012, 10:42 AM   #5
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If you are looking for a full width bumper it doesn't get any better than AEV Premium front bumper imo.
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Old 07-08-2012, 11:07 AM   #6
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If you are looking for a full width bumper it doesn't get any better than AEV Premium front bumper imo.
I do like that bumper, but I don't like the price.

Im currently looking at a JCR bumper, but I like the Rampage posted earlier...

Keep 'em coming!

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Old 07-08-2012, 11:59 AM   #7
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I'm very happy with my Rampage Full Size Recovery Bumper. Powder coated and very tough.

I'm really digging this bumper. What winch do you have on there and is the winch plate solid? Also, is installation a breeze like the 1 page instructions claim it to be?
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Old 07-08-2012, 09:32 PM   #8
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Old 07-08-2012, 09:42 PM   #9
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If i had not gotton my RR Stubby I would have gotton this. But I love the Rugged Ridge stuff because you can change it up build it the way you want, they also have a push bar add on or what ever. I wold at least give it a look.

Price is kinda high but this is a really nice bumper.
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Old 07-09-2012, 10:09 AM   #10
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For the price - the Smittybilt XRC M.O.D. bumper is well worth it. Key word being "price". I ended up getting the stubby section, bull bar and full width end caps with fog lights. The stubby & bull bar arrived pretty quckly; the end caps took months. Check out my posts/pics to see it with and without end caps. They have mid-width and other options available. Just be sure to find out if what you want is definitely in stock or not when you order. Great look, functional and cheap.

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