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Yesterday 09:44 PM
Calys003 I cut out of work early to go pick up my bumper from LoD today, It was a nice day for a 2hr+ drive. The welds are amazing and the quality is top notch. The guys over at LoD really do great work!! Off to powder coat tomorrow, hopefully I'll get it back fast.
Yesterday 01:03 PM
GoRavens
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Originally Posted by wrangledangle View Post
Here's my Barricade Trailforce HD. Absolutely love it.
What skid plate are you running? Looks like you have one. I am looking to pick up the same bumper and cannot find a skid that anyone states will work. At least with 100% confidence.
Yesterday 08:48 AM
wrangledangle Here's the sideview shot man. I for the life of me, could not get the pic to send through the messages.
08-26-2014 03:12 PM
weissja36 Beat me to it dangle! Looks great. Here's mine...

Attachment 1428450
08-26-2014 02:44 PM
wrangledangle Here's my Barricade Trailforce HD. Absolutely love it.
08-26-2014 01:28 PM
Bonecollector Ours are rather stripped down compared to most here but the front does make a great work bench...
08-25-2014 05:50 PM
Liberty_2112
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Originally Posted by weissja36 View Post
Check out the Barricade HD mid width bumper from Extreme Terrain. Looks very similar and incorporates the fog lights. I'm getting mine installed today.
Currently that is number one on my list.
08-25-2014 05:47 PM
Tank555 I got the Poison Spyder with the skid plate and a Warn Winch.. Really like the look.
08-25-2014 05:27 PM
weissja36
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Originally Posted by Liberty_2112 View Post
I really like the look of this bumper. I'm not sure why, but I'm hung up on wanting my factory fog lights!
Check out the Barricade HD mid width bumper from Extreme Terrain. Looks very similar and incorporates the fog lights. I'm getting mine installed today.
08-25-2014 05:14 PM
Liberty_2112
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Originally Posted by GhostJeepin View Post
Here's a pic of my KO OFFROAD mid width with Engo 10K winch. Packaging was fantastic on both and figment/install couldn't have been any easier. Less than $800 total, out the door.
I really like the look of this bumper. I'm not sure why, but I'm hung up on wanting my factory fog lights!
08-25-2014 04:26 PM
GhostJeepin Here's a pic of my KO OFFROAD mid width with Engo 10K winch. Packaging was fantastic on both and figment/install couldn't have been any easier. Less than $800 total, out the door.
08-20-2014 12:13 PM
Hewesyourdaddy
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Originally Posted by wrangledangle View Post
Has anyone had a LOD armor lite bumper for awhile? I want one, I'm just curious how they have been holding up!
I was curious about that too. But I got impatient and ordered the LoD mid width and installed it last week. It was packed up tight and there was almost no way for it to get damaged during shipping.
08-20-2014 07:48 AM
wrangledangle Has anyone had a LOD armor lite bumper for awhile? I want one, I'm just curious how they have been holding up!
08-19-2014 03:04 PM
AirForce_Jeeper Installed my ACE mid-width bumper last weekend. Just need to add a winch. Thanks Jason from Krawl Off Road.
08-14-2014 03:12 PM
DuneRubicon Living in Arizona, especially in the summer, air flow is a big concern.
I wanted the least blockage and I really like the F4 lines.





I have to mount up the spare carrier, it just got coated.
08-14-2014 12:50 PM
snokat Pavement Ends bump is finally on. No plans for a winch on the first mods go-around, but it can take a plate if I get loopy sooner than expected.
Only 40 lbs !
08-11-2014 09:08 AM
LoD Offroad
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Originally Posted by n3tfury View Post
LOL, THAT's how it's shipped? They need to take a class from LOD. Photo was taken after pulling out wood, hard foam, and lots of plastic wrap.
Our stinger bumpers are all packaged in Crates, but a lot of our other bumpers are packaged in bags and the box filled with expanding foam, like the picture below. It isn't cheap to do it this way but we want to make sure they arrive in perfect condition, as everybody knows what delivery drivers do to them!
08-10-2014 10:03 PM
Jancie
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Originally Posted by any4xx View Post
Now THAT is a nice looking bumper!
Thanks! My decision was actually based on the amount of deer traffic that I deal with going up and down the canyon roads. I definately wanted a full width front bumper but it also had to be winch capable, bolt on, and be extremely strong made of a heavy metal. I am so impressed with the workmanship by JCR - the weld joints are beautiful and you can tell they don't rush their work.

I am not going to worry about totaling this jeep if I hit a deer. I hit a huge 6' point buck last November and totaled my Saturn and I was fortunate that I wasn't hurt any worse other than a really sore back but the impact going 70mph sheered off the entire right side of my Saturn. Well that is NOT going to happen with this bumper on my jeep!
08-10-2014 05:43 PM
Razer Great looking bumper!
08-10-2014 05:08 PM
n3tfury Could have sworn I had posted in this thread prior to the shipping discussion..
08-10-2014 04:14 PM
n3tfury
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Originally Posted by JE01 View Post
Wow, how much was the shipping? Regardless, that is impressive.

Free via Northridge.
08-10-2014 10:31 AM
any4xx
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Originally Posted by Jancie View Post
Finally got my JCR Vanguard Bumper and skid plate installed along with my Warn VR10000 winch. I love the set up!
Now THAT is a nice looking bumper!
08-10-2014 07:20 AM
Jeffola
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Originally Posted by JE01 View Post
Go for it, it looks cool.
Don't mind if I do, here is a photo of the bumper and XRC10 winch (with Smittybily branded synthetic line) that I picked up.
08-09-2014 11:18 PM
JE01
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Originally Posted by Jeffola View Post
And now that the bumper is on, its solid, has the skid plate incorporated and bolted into the bottom frame member. NOW.... I want these! They use the factory fog lamps (so my LED Cree bulbs won't go to waste).
Go for it, it looks cool.
08-09-2014 09:11 PM
Jancie Finally got my JCR Vanguard Bumper and skid plate installed along with my Warn VR10000 winch. I love the set up!

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08-09-2014 01:35 PM
Jeffola And now that the bumper is on, its solid, has the skid plate incorporated and bolted into the bottom frame member.

NOW....

I want these!

They use the factory fog lamps (so my LED Cree bulbs won't go to waste).
08-09-2014 02:16 AM
swtshalini1993
08-08-2014 05:55 PM
Jeffola
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Originally Posted by XTRyan View Post
I was so hopeful when I saw this!

And incredibly disappointed when I saw this.


I have forwarded all the feedback about packaging to our warehouse as well as to Barricade. I can promise that I'm working to make sure your experience is never repeated, unfortunately making a change like this takes a bit of time. I'm certainly not making an excuse but I wanted to let you know that I'm committed to fixing the packaging issue.

I understand if you don't want to give us a third shot at getting you a good bumper, but if you do I will package your replacement personally to ensure it is is perfect shape when it gets to you. If you decide you want to keep the bumper you have but would like a larger credit or discount on your next purchase, I can do that as well.

I would like to do anything I can to keep you as a customer if you'll give me the opportunity. I'll check this thread and of course my PMs throughout the day. I hope to hear back from you!

-Ryan
I was a bit insulted that they offered me $50 on it, I understand that its much less expensive that most bumpers, but its probably a loss you can recover from UPS.

Either way, I dropped back and punted, I liked the Smittybilt XRC MOD, and while it was more expensive (almost double the price all in) its on and looks great.

Let me give you some more info on how they packed it. The center section comes in a box with foam blocks on each end, and one in the middle to prevent moving. They cover the ends of the bumper with this 1/4" thick foam and overwrap it with plastic. Well wrapped, well packaged and it was truck shipped, so UPS didn't get their dam hands on it. The bull bar, which they know dam well will slide and pop th end of the box, had a rubber bead around the mounting plate to protect it, and they over wrapped that with plastic.

I know other people said NO to Smittybilt, and I had to fight with some of the bolts, but its on, it looks great and once I sell some more stuff on eBay, I can buy the ends with fog lamps. Anybody need a bumper?

I also did the winch at the same time, Smitty recommends installing the winch before the bumper, and let me say, its not light!!!

I pulled the grille and the air box to route the power cables to the battery. I drilled two holes in the tray that holds the air box to put in a wire tie to hold the cables. Every thing works, looks good and now I want the ends.
08-08-2014 05:14 PM
DWiggles
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Originally Posted by n3tfury View Post
LOL, THAT's how it's shipped? They need to take a class from LOD. Photo was taken after pulling out wood, hard foam, and lots of plastic wrap.
...LOD Pending...
08-08-2014 11:58 AM
JE01
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Originally Posted by n3tfury View Post
LOL, THAT's how it's shipped? They need to take a class from LOD. Photo was taken after pulling out wood, hard foam, and lots of plastic wrap.
Wow, how much was the shipping? Regardless, that is impressive.
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