|01-23-2009 06:50 PM|
|01-23-2009 04:17 PM|
|01-23-2009 12:58 PM|
|Giancarlo||wow i was having a bad day yesterday... i meant to say why dont you put a rear bumper with the hitch lol already in|
|01-23-2009 11:30 AM|
|infamousbliss||it cost around $450 for the set.|
|01-23-2009 10:40 AM|
|G-Pur||I like that bumper combo. It looks very cool.|
|01-23-2009 10:31 AM|
|01-23-2009 08:10 AM|
|infamousbliss||i have a 4k winch in a basket that can slide into the rear receiver. combine it with a tree saver and snatch block and i should be good to go.(after i install the quick disconnect.)|
|01-22-2009 11:52 PM|
|Giancarlo||why didnt you put a rear bumper with a winch on it|
|01-22-2009 09:16 PM|
|infamousbliss||no frame tie-ins. i drilled two holes and then i didn't want to drop the tank. so i shorted it 4 bolts for today. next week it will be on a lift and we'll be taking it down. all bolt holes lined up front and back. smooth transition. the rear is accessory friendly. i need to get a hitch but not yet.|
|01-22-2009 09:08 PM|
|distortedtj||looks good bud.|
|01-22-2009 09:07 PM|
|distortedtj||Looks good bud. I notice the rear is not a swingout,, did it still come with the frame tie-ins?|
|01-22-2009 04:03 PM|
|infamousbliss||put a wranglerforum.com sticker on the sides of the hood and bam you got one sick wheeling machine.|
|01-22-2009 04:01 PM|
the near future as in next week includes a 4 inch lift new mx-6 shocks, the winch, and new hella driving lights on the front pre-runner bar. i put the factory ones on just for looks till tues. i cut the wiring harnesses off them so i could figure out how to wire the hellas into the factory conectors. should look pretty sweet. still looking for some moabs.
also installing the tc drop kit but as soon as i get my sye and tom wood drive shaft i should ready for this season.
|01-22-2009 03:58 PM|
|ccain||That looks awesome!|
|01-22-2009 03:57 PM|
|infamousbliss||all hardware was replaced with grade 8 hardware from fastenal. $14.40|
|01-22-2009 03:52 PM|
So today in the nicest of weather i installed a smittybilt xrc rock crawler front bumper and a smittybilt rock crusher rear bumper. the installs went fairly easy with the exception of one bolt on the front bumper , but a quick fix was to weld a nut on the torx bolt and wah la. it took me a total of 3 hours for both installed and of course that included smoke and beer breaks. here are the pics for you. sorry i didn't get many from the install but i was busy working and forgot to take the pics. oh yeah i purchased the d-ring mounts on the front bumper seperatley off ebay. i did save $30 of the rear bumper from smittybilt because i sold the d-rings that came with the bumper back to smittybilt. everything came out fairly easy and no busted nuckles. i know the winch is missing but it's in the mail. a smittybilt xrc8 ($325 on ebay). enjoy
|01-21-2009 10:50 PM|
|01-21-2009 10:40 PM|
|infamousbliss||dude that's an awesome avatar|
|01-21-2009 10:20 PM|
|01-21-2009 10:15 PM|
|infamousbliss||well as you can see in the above pictures that what appears to be ground is actually snow and ice covered.|
|01-21-2009 10:10 PM|
|infamousbliss||hahaha i should have seen that before. thanks|
|01-21-2009 09:27 PM|
I had to remove my rear body mounts when i took off my bumper..
Doesnt matter if you have or dont have a bl, its the same. Body lift pucks go on top, the bottom where the bumper bolts are remains stock.
Also Infamousbliss is that suppose to be ground?
Where's YOUR Playgound!!
|01-21-2009 09:13 PM|
|infamousbliss||lol..i'll give her a good bath before i ship it.|
|01-21-2009 08:40 PM|
oh and wipe off that mass. snow before you ship. i dont want it co-mingling with my pure nny snow. it might form a new crossbreed of snowflake..
|01-21-2009 08:36 PM|
consider your stock bumper sold. speepdaedeesi=cheepdaedeesi=iseedeadpeeps
--edit:--payment sent--. send me a pm to confirm, and a pm when ya ship it if you dont mind.
thanks, and good luck with the new bumper! and dont forget the hardwarez
|01-21-2009 08:21 PM|
|infamousbliss||i thought about doing that. i have a fastenal near bye me. i should swing through on my way to my buddy's house. they're pretty good down there. i walk in with a bolt or two and bam they have my new pieces in hand almost instantly. good store.|
|01-21-2009 08:00 PM|
If you have anymore questions let us know.
Also I highly suggest swapping out all the hardware that comes with the kit with Grade 8 bolts.
|01-21-2009 07:56 PM|
|infamousbliss||thanks for the heads up, much appreciated. the instructions say it's not neccesary but it makes installation easier.|
|01-21-2009 07:53 PM|
|infamousbliss||yeah i don't have a bl yet put future plans include a 1 inch one. a couple of my buddoes said they didn't have to remove theirs but one of them bought their jeep with the rear bumper already on it and the other has a 2 inch body lift.|
|01-21-2009 07:50 PM|
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