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06-26-2013 03:13 AM
chazman
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Originally Posted by IP0VV3R View Post
I thinks it's called a TK
Then you would have to get a license plate that said 421.... You know..."TK421...Why are you not at your post"
06-25-2013 10:03 PM
mistermicroscope I built the bumper forward like that so I can change the fog light bulbs so I don't have to unbolt and remove the bumper.
06-25-2013 10:01 PM
mistermicroscope I had to make a filler panel between the grille and bumper to keep out leaves and cheese.

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06-25-2013 10:00 PM
mistermicroscope To make ends

Cut like I did.

Rivet soft aluminum diamond plate to the back.

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06-25-2013 09:54 PM
mistermicroscope I was going to do that too like the first guy. The tj bumper is just too thin to do any kind of good yankin'
That's why I made heavy steel ones. Real pain to cut and drill that thick steel. Welds reals easy though.
06-25-2013 09:33 AM
Big Sarge http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/what...ml#post3610890

Those are about the best pics I have. I did use the JK hooks. I did mine a little different than you did as I retained the stock TJ bumper under the JK bumper. I have used the hooks twice so far and have not had any issues.
06-24-2013 11:41 PM
mistermicroscope
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Originally Posted by Big Sarge View Post
Mine fits perfect with the flares.
Could you send me a larger photo of yours on the red jeep? Hard to see the small photo.

You used the jk hooks. Are they solidly mounted to the chassis or just decoration?

I like the look of the snaggle tooth and wanted them to be able to be used. My hooks straddle the chassis ends on 1/4" welded steel bolted to the frame. ticker than the bracket where it was bolted to on the jk.
06-24-2013 05:02 PM
mistermicroscope First day out with the new bumper. Just want to see confused looks on people's faces.
06-24-2013 05:01 PM
mistermicroscope First end made:



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06-24-2013 04:19 PM
Big Sarge
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Originally Posted by mistermicroscope View Post
Too long for the tj. Need to lop the ends off. Then you reuse the ends to make caps.
Mine fits perfect with the flares.
06-24-2013 03:37 PM
mistermicroscope Too long for the tj. Need to lop the ends off. Then you reuse the ends to make caps.
06-24-2013 03:25 PM
Big Sarge And just as a side note..... If you get 6" flares (i have the bw pocket flares) they will be flush with the end of that bumper
06-24-2013 03:22 PM
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06-24-2013 03:17 PM
mistermicroscope I have to wire up my dogs too. I'm having trouble finding the right plug for the bulbs.

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06-24-2013 03:03 PM
Big Sarge I put one on mine as well and have gotten tons of compliments. Just need to wire up my fog lights still, have been putting it off. I have a week of next week so that's on the to do list.
06-24-2013 03:00 PM
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It's getting there.
06-24-2013 11:27 AM
Kevin063 I really like that. Like....a lot.
06-24-2013 08:18 AM
mistermicroscope
I was inspired to put a jk bumper on my tj too because of your post.

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Originally Posted by MrKevinRosales View Post
What do you think? My dad and I did this last summer

I was bored.
I took off the old tj bumper.
Made two brackets from 1/4" steel.
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05-01-2012 01:49 PM
MrKevinRosales
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Originally Posted by TJ Hooligan View Post
I like it but think it would look better with the center section painted black
That's what it would look like without the applique haha.

Though there is a JK at my local dealership that has a darker middle section, that would probably look better against the dark green
05-01-2012 09:53 AM
wwch99tj
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Originally Posted by schnutzy
that looks surprisingly good. nice work
X2 looks great
04-29-2012 12:22 AM
chimera555 I like it; very clever! Now just picture a winch sitting in the middle of it now
04-28-2012 03:41 PM
TJ Hooligan I like it but think it would look better with the center section painted black
04-14-2012 05:15 AM
Thracks Wow, JK bumpers look HUGE on TJs.
04-13-2012 11:48 PM
yjkid95 I have to say that actually doesnt look to bad. Granted it doesn't do anything performance wise offroad, it deffinettly looks really good and clean.
04-13-2012 11:31 PM
jeeptester Cool
03-22-2012 07:03 PM
Phobos
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Originally Posted by CJS98TJ
Nice quite clever
Agreed
03-22-2012 06:51 PM
TJNewbie It does look good!!
01-30-2012 07:41 AM
MrKevinRosales It is a stubby, we just didn't cut the bumper all the way in. otherwise it would have been wider than the fenders.

like i said before there were really no modifications done to the JK bumper except the stubby end conversion kit. and it was put over the stock bumper which was cut and drilled so that this bumper could just be bolted on.
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