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Old 02-10-2008, 01:48 PM   #1
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Winch on Tube Bumper

I was just given a tube bumper for the rear of my TJ.....Very nice.

So now I must replace my stock front bumper. Can I put a winch on the tube bumper in the front? I'm thinking about buying this one but If I can put a winch on it...that's going to be a problem.

What do you think? Is it doable?


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Old 02-10-2008, 01:51 PM   #2
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I've seen lots of tube bumpers mounted in front of winches, the winch mounts to the frame not the bumper.

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I've seen lots of tube bumpers mounted in front of winches, the winch mounts to the frame not the bumper.
Very Nice! I feel much better....now I shall go and spend some money.
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Old 02-10-2008, 02:01 PM   #4
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my tube bumper with a 12.000 winch:
http://runicon.de/viewer.php?albid=5...e=3&imgid=4042

install pics:
http://runicon.de/viewer.php?albid=514&stage=3

i have the roughcountry x-series winchplate. itīs higher than normal winch plates.
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Old 02-10-2008, 02:05 PM   #5
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my tube bumper with a 12.000 winch:
http://runicon.de/viewer.php?albid=5...e=3&imgid=4042

install pics:
http://runicon.de/viewer.php?albid=514&stage=3

i have the roughcountry x-series winchplate. itīs higher than normal winch plates.
Beautiful! How many inch lift did you get to clear your 35's?
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Beautiful! How many inch lift did you get to clear your 35's?
thanks

i have a 2.5" HD OME lift with 2" spacers on top and a 2" BL.
with 2" bumpstop extensions nothing rubs.


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