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03-17-2014 11:54 PM
Cavasar It's not too heavy actually, it shipped like this. I was on a short time frame because I needed time to put it on before I went back to school so I emailed him before I ordered it and he assured me I'd have plenty of time to get it on, I did. Top notch guy.

03-16-2014 12:26 PM
BlueSheepDog It Shipped! The fed ex guy is gonna hate me on Thursday.
03-16-2014 10:54 AM
BlueSheepDog
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Originally Posted by Cavasar View Post
You have to think, these bumpers are hand made to order. If you want one quicker you could probably order a Smittybilt from Quadratec.

Very happy with my bumper and Robert's customer service.
Guessin this was directed at me? Totally with you... .the entire reason I ordered from Robert in the first place was because I prefer to buy American and buy small business. Roberts backyard workshop defines both of these. Just wish I had an accurate time frame.... a week to a week and a half has stretched to a month and a half (commin up on 2 now). I'd asked Robert to send extra business cards so that I could leave them on it at jeep beach in April... hoping to get it on by then. I'm sure its gonna be worth the wait and ill update when this thing makes it on the jeep.
03-16-2014 12:23 AM
Cavasar You have to think, these bumpers are hand made to order. If you want one quicker you could probably order a Smittybilt from Quadratec.

Very happy with my bumper and Robert's customer service.




03-13-2014 01:33 PM
BlueSheepDog
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Originally Posted by elite56 View Post
When I ordered mine he told me two weeks to make it and one week to ship.
Told me the same .... Trying to be patient
03-13-2014 10:55 AM
gp90 Dirtworx with 33 on my old yj. I had no problem with seeing out the back.
03-12-2014 08:19 PM
loganjp I have 33" tires and when I mount it to the tire carrier, how much of the back window does it cover? Because I'd actually like to see out of the back.
03-12-2014 04:00 PM
elite56
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Originally Posted by BlueSheepDog View Post
I've been waiting on mine since the end of Jan... glad im not in a rush or anything
When I ordered mine he told me two weeks to make it and one week to ship.
03-12-2014 03:56 PM
BlueSheepDog I've been waiting on mine since the end of Jan... glad im not in a rush or anything
03-10-2014 02:12 PM
elite56 How many cans of primer and paint did you end up using on the whole bumper?
11-04-2013 05:02 PM
Z0827 I also have one of these and there are 0 rattles.

The fit was perfect as well. He really does a great job with these.
11-04-2013 11:45 AM
PStov98TJ Sorry it took so long but here's the thread. Lots of pictures in there. And I can vouch that I hear no rattles when going down the road. And, if anyone is worries, that the latch system is very strong. I can't even pull the swing out away from the tailgate when the latch is engaged. And it hasn't come lose on the trail.
10-31-2013 10:08 AM
DarthLEGO Really nice right up. I like what you did with the lift mount. And it is good to see that he does custom work. His website has like 2 options...

And can you vouch for the no rattle? That is one thing that really annoys be about my current carrier.
10-03-2013 01:02 PM
cbking I have one. It is a great quality product.
10-03-2013 12:55 PM
gp90 Mine is on a 97 tj. It's 4" from tailgate to tire. 2" from tailgate to carrier. Tire is 35x12.50 rim has 4" b/s. Hope this helps.

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10-03-2013 01:21 AM
oaky1717 Could you please post a picture of how close the tire is to the tailgate???

Thank youuuu
05-16-2013 02:18 PM
PStov98TJ
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Originally Posted by gp90 View Post
What is even better is when you call you talk to Robert, not a Daggum computer and it's made right here in the good ol' USA
Yep. That is one of the many reasons why I spent my money with Robert at TheDirtworx and also with Dirk at DPG Offroad. You don't talk to some sales rep. You call and the owner of the company talks with you personally and sets you up with exactly what you need and want. I mean, customer service doesn't get much better than that if you ask me. And there's lots of other guys just like this on these forums such as Blaine with black magic brakes. I'd order from these guys any day of the week over some big company without a doubt. Are they here to make some money? Yeah, sure, who isn't. But would they rather you be happy with their products than worry about the almighty dollar? I sure think so.
05-16-2013 01:55 PM
gp90 I got mine last June and put it on my '90. Bought a tj and it bolted right up without any issues and still no rattles. What is even better is when you call you talk to Robert, not a Daggum computer and it's made right here in the good ol' USA
05-16-2013 01:06 PM
PStov98TJ
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Originally Posted by Jerry Bransford View Post
Very nice review with great photos. Dirtworx is somewhat local to me (in Corona Calif.) so I stopped by his home to pick up a rear bumper a couple years ago. He makes them in his home garage where he has a pretty cool manufacturing process. His quality is very good, I'd use his stuff anytime.
Thanks! And I can't say enough about how pleased I was throughout the entire process. Great customer service and a great product.
05-16-2013 12:30 PM
Greenliftedtj97 Dirtworx & GroundPounder do stand up work, quick! They produce some quality work
05-16-2013 12:20 PM
Jerry Bransford Very nice review with great photos. Dirtworx is somewhat local to me (in Corona Calif.) so I stopped by his home to pick up a rear bumper a couple years ago. He makes them in his home garage where he has a pretty cool manufacturing process. His quality is very good, I'd use his stuff anytime.
05-16-2013 12:16 PM
PStov98TJ Sorry, these pictures didn't attach correctly.

Backside view:



And this is with the carrier fully open showing the hi-lift not touching the body:

05-16-2013 10:47 AM
PStov98TJ Just for anyone else reading this I forgot to add one pointer.

When you install it, put the carrier in the bumper with some grease already applied before you install it and install it all in one piece. I didn't and had to bend my taillight pretty good. Didn't break it because I took the lens off but the carrier just barely didn't fit over the spindle well. And this is in no way a design flaw or reflection on the fitment of Robert's work. The bumper lined up flawlessly. It was really just a "I got too excited and didn't use my brain" moment.
05-15-2013 09:14 PM
PStov98TJ
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Originally Posted by Huelsmma View Post

He has a site dirtworx.com and hes an ebay vendor. Has got back to me quite quickly with my questions
And he is crazy quick with responses. He usually responded to me within 2-3 hours.
05-15-2013 09:10 PM
Huelsmma
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Originally Posted by PStov98TJ View Post

I'm sure he can build some if you ask him. Or you can get the from ground pounder I believe (guy on jeepforum).
Gotcha...i'll ask him and Im aware of groundpounder too because it was either his setup or dirtworx I was going with.
05-15-2013 09:10 PM
PStov98TJ
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Originally Posted by Cons_Table View Post
Where do you order dirtworx from? Is he a ebay vendor? Ive heard of him before, but never actually looked into him.
He's an eBay vendor. His eBay prices are better than his online store prices though if I remember correctly.
05-15-2013 09:07 PM
PStov98TJ
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Originally Posted by Moabrubi View Post
Looks like he does some clean work. Looks a lot like my Garvin.

Why is the Hi-Lift so exposed and down low though? That thing is going to get rocked pretty good.
Well normally I would agree with you except I don't play in rocks at all. Just mud and I'm not sure if I'll even keep it there. I might turn that into an aux. reverse light mount, not sure yet. But it doesn't actually stick out much further than the receiver though. So either way not much to worry about.
05-15-2013 09:03 PM
PStov98TJ
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Originally Posted by Huelsmma View Post
Im about to pull the plug on one myself along with his front bumper. Do you know if he can do frame tie ins as well?
I'm sure he can build some if you ask him. Or you can get the from ground pounder I believe (guy on jeepforum).
05-15-2013 09:02 PM
MIZFAN
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Originally Posted by Cons_Table View Post
Frame tie ins will tie your bumper to the frame. Without them, you will only be bolting the bumper to the flimsy factory brackets. Frame tie ins are highly recommended if you bumper has a hitch or recovery points. Even with the extra weight of an oversized tire, gas tanks, etc tie ins are not a bad idea. Overall, they just increase the strength of the mounting.

Thanks! Sounds like if I order one, I want the frame tie-ins.
05-15-2013 08:46 PM
Huelsmma Haha woops. Quality product from all my research
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