|11-10-2013 07:11 AM|
|11-09-2013 10:48 PM|
Hmm... I need to pop my bumper for another reason, so I think I'll add some of those spacers when I put it back on.
My biggest problem with this setup is that I have to remove the entire bumper/winch in order to pull the grill. I think that's a common problem, but it's still a total PITA! lol
The other problem is that the Engo10000S winch cables barely reach the battery... another PITA.
|11-09-2013 10:35 PM|
YES, that is the factory spacers
I added 3/16" more. just a piece of steel i had that was 3/16" thick and drilled two 1/2" holes into and painted black. washers could work too.
|11-09-2013 10:30 PM|
here's a pic looking behind the bumper at the spacers:
It's hard to see the one i made 3/16" extra but you can see the factory one (the shoulders or wings are on top sticking out a little).
and looking down the grill:
Now the winch doesn't touch the grill and there's room for the winch power cables to run down under the grill (not thru my mesh grill) without pinching the thick power cables.
|11-09-2013 10:14 PM|
I'm running the mid armor lite with a warn zeon 10-s. the factory spacers (I had 4 of the
m) are rectangle with one half having shoulders with 2 holes in each. My bumper came with 2" button head hex bolts that mount the bumper (thru the tow rings, bull bar, bumper, spacers and frame)
|11-09-2013 10:01 PM|
I think these are the spacers being discussed although by the looks of this picture you would not gain a whole lot from them. But at this point something is better than nothing right? Just not sure if it would be with taking my bumper back apart to add that much. Maybe the spacer plus a few washers tho.
|11-09-2013 09:42 PM|
It's been a while since I installed mine... trying real hard to picture the spacers you're talking about, and I do remember the LoD bolts being really short.
It would be great to figure out a way to create space, though!
|11-09-2013 09:22 PM|
|11-09-2013 09:16 PM|
|inksterJK||Did you use the spacers from the stock bumper? I didn't at first and had the same problem with my winch. Then put the factory spacers in behind the anchor bolts and there's even more room on the bolts to add another 1/8" -3/16" spacer if you need it.|
|11-09-2013 08:15 PM|
definitely put some protection around the hot wire so it does not rub thru.
I would look at moving the control box to a different location as well.
|11-09-2013 07:33 PM|
|11-09-2013 06:21 PM|
|11-09-2013 04:20 PM|
So I just installed a very similar setup (armor lite mid and engo 10000) and ran into a small snag. The winch is so close to my grill that I had to jam the solenoid cables down in there and now they are starting to rub my grill. Did anybody else run into this issue and if so what did you do. Or if you didn't have this issue Any suggestions for me?
Thanks in advance for your help.
|10-31-2013 09:51 AM|
|06-30-2013 09:27 PM|
|SHYUperman||looks like the newer bull bars are higher than what was in the initial release (closer to the prototype pictures that's displayed on the sites).|
|06-30-2013 09:22 PM|
I just created some l brackets and mounted them inbetween the skid and bumper
|06-30-2013 08:59 PM|
|PieFace||I run with out a front plate. I've had no issue in 2 years in NJ. (Plate required)|
|06-30-2013 08:41 PM|
|Hypnotoad||Installed... Now where the heck to I mount the license plate?|
|06-27-2013 07:24 PM|
|Hypnotoad||I got my mid-width today. Going to install tomorrow.|
|05-01-2013 03:16 PM|
|Lbear||I've got the LoD midwidth bumper and totally love it. I agree that it comes packed very well and is very nicely finished. It installed easily (if you discount getting a wrench into tight places) and looks great. The Warn VR-8000s fit beautifully in the pocket. With synthetic rope on the winch I did not notice a significant front end sag and it had no discernible effect on handling. The Lod folks were great to work with too (I bought direct).|
|05-01-2013 02:53 PM|
|05-01-2013 02:51 PM|
|05-01-2013 02:49 PM|
|05-01-2013 02:45 PM|
the only problem is that with the holes for the stock fog lights are about 1" too close together to totally clear most plates but if you plan on running duallys they would be golden
|05-01-2013 01:27 PM|
"You can purchase an optional light bar with the stinger for $29."
Where does the light bar go? Do you have a link so I can get a visual?
|05-01-2013 01:24 PM|
|IIWorlds||What are the options of attaching a license plate with this bumper? I was reading about removable front LoD logo, and use the holes for the license plate. What do you guys know? Thanks.|
|04-26-2013 05:00 PM|
ps. I dont work at nasa, but I dont buy that that piece of plastic helps mpg "alot". I could be completely wrong.
|04-26-2013 03:32 PM|
|04-26-2013 02:53 PM|
that plastic piece under the bumper?
When my truck was at RK for the x-factor lift install, they took it off and trashed automaticly.
That thing is garbage. If your going to change the bumper, spring for a skid plate in that spot.
|04-26-2013 10:45 AM|
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