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07-24-2014 06:10 AM
Johndeere
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Originally Posted by Caublasian View Post
I was just concerned about the wires burning up or something. It sounds like that's nothing to worry about?

Has anyone had any issues with flickering? Some leds have that issues.

Well I'll be wiring these up then today. I'll post a pic or so.

I have had zero issues with mine and have wired them directly into the factory fog light wires. Only thing is the LEDs are so efficient that they will stay lit for a bit while it burns down the remaining power in the wires. Usually about 30 seconds after you shut off the lights they go out.
07-18-2014 02:08 PM
Caublasian
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Originally Posted by DV8Admin1 View Post
The LED's use such a low amount of energy you really don't have to worry
I was just concerned about the wires burning up or something. It sounds like that's nothing to worry about?

Has anyone had any issues with flickering? Some leds have that issues.

Well I'll be wiring these up then today. I'll post a pic or so.
07-18-2014 10:21 AM
DV8Admin1
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Originally Posted by ghostryder View Post
i know i have the rock rails and they aint worth a crap a couple trips out wheeling and they are bent up everywhere i hit
How long ago did you buy these? The rock rails we've been getting in for the last 6 months are much thicker and more rigid. Prior to that they were pretty thin but anything that you buy now is .250
07-18-2014 10:18 AM
DV8Admin1
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Originally Posted by jryjsyjs View Post
Yeah it seems like a super deal, but I am hesitant to buy from a company that I haven't herd anything about!
We are a much larger company than KO and we stand behind their products so you can buy with confidence.
07-18-2014 10:17 AM
DV8Admin1
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Originally Posted by Caublasian View Post
Has anyone tried wiring the the included LEDs on any of the KO/DV8 bumpers? The wire gauge just seems so different.
I do love the bumper though!
The LED's use such a low amount of energy you really don't have to worry
07-18-2014 07:53 AM
ghostryder but they do look good so as long as your not using the stuff they would be great inexpensive thing to have
07-18-2014 07:47 AM
ghostryder i know i have the rock rails and they aint worth a crap a couple trips out wheeling and they are bent up everywhere i hit
07-17-2014 02:39 AM
jryjsyjs Yeah it seems like a super deal, but I am hesitant to buy from a company that I haven't herd anything about!
07-17-2014 02:10 AM
Caublasian Has anyone tried wiring the the included LEDs on any of the KO/DV8 bumpers? The wire gauge just seems so different.
I do love the bumper though!
06-11-2014 05:40 PM
MRatliff Thanks. I will check.
06-11-2014 05:31 PM
LaPointe1990
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Originally Posted by MRatliff View Post
My issue is the one I am ordering had 4 LED lights and not sure if there is room between the lights to install directly on the bumper. Thanks for the response.
Smittybilt 4430 - Smittybilt License Plate Bracket for 3" Tubular Bumpers - Quadratec

Quadratec sells one that goes on the bar.
06-11-2014 04:02 PM
MRatliff My issue is the one I am ordering had 4 LED lights and not sure if there is room between the lights to install directly on the bumper. Thanks for the response.
06-11-2014 03:57 PM
Topek
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Originally Posted by MRatliff View Post
I am getting ready to order a front bumper with the LED lights. I live in Ohio and need a front license plate. Any thoughts?
I used self tapping screws
06-11-2014 02:01 PM
MRatliff They don't come with the fairlead but I was considering going that route. Thanks
06-11-2014 01:54 PM
scipio337
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Originally Posted by MRatliff View Post
I am getting ready to order a front bumper with the LED lights. I live in Ohio and need a front license plate. Any thoughts?
Tons of people sell license plate holders that attach to the winch fairlead.

I'm not sure if the KO bumper comes with the fairlead, but would be a permanent solution that wouldn't require modifying the bumper.
06-11-2014 01:39 PM
MRatliff I am getting ready to order a front bumper with the LED lights. I live in Ohio and need a front license plate. Any thoughts?
06-09-2014 12:57 PM
DV8Admin1
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Originally Posted by LaPointe1990 View Post
Do the LED plug into the stock fog lights? Looks Great either way on the buy list.
We're working on getting a factory harness that is just plug and play but for now the lights just require you to cut into the factory fog wires and splice them in. Its really easy, and then your interior fog light switch acts to turn them on and off.
06-09-2014 12:13 PM
LaPointe1990
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Originally Posted by Johndeere View Post
Finished my front install yesterday. Can not complain on the quality and they took care of any issues I had with shipping damage. It wasn't their fault UPS turn the boxes into confetti.

Do the LED plug into the stock fog lights? Looks Great either way on the buy list.
06-09-2014 11:26 AM
DV8Admin1
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Originally Posted by BRUT4CE View Post
The knock off bumpers have SUPER thin tube on stinger like .055 wall...did a TAC weld on a guys removed the part and it ripped a hole in tube....
The original bumpers did have thinner tubing but we took our customers advice and began making them with .120 wall tubing. Any DV8 or KO product now has .120 wall tubing and the rock sliders have .180.
06-09-2014 11:21 AM
DV8Admin1 KO Offroad buys all of its bumpers from us here at DV8 and we 100% stand behind everything we make. If there is a problem we will work with KO to fix it immediately. Both KO offroad and ourselves are committed to making our customers satisfied. Glad you like the bumper it looks great!
04-28-2014 11:47 AM
1tridad The black powder coat chipped off when I ground it into some sand last week. That's paintable. No bending
04-23-2014 10:33 AM
ghostryder
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Originally Posted by Boverton View Post
I never ordered them and went with Ace rock sliders but they look nice.
i quoted the wrong person sorry lol
04-22-2014 09:25 PM
Boverton
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Originally Posted by ghostryder View Post
hey man i just installed these on my jku have you tested them on some rocks?? if so how have they held up?? i haven't got the chance yet
I never ordered them and went with Ace rock sliders but they look nice.
04-21-2014 04:47 PM
ghostryder
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Originally Posted by Boverton View Post
Are these bolt on weld on? Is there center support or just the ends?
hey man i just installed these on my jku have you tested them on some rocks?? if so how have they held up?? i haven't got the chance yet
04-21-2014 08:49 AM
Johndeere Finished my front install yesterday. Can not complain on the quality and they took care of any issues I had with shipping damage. It wasn't their fault UPS turn the boxes into confetti.
04-17-2014 10:10 PM
Topek Waiting on selling my 4wheeler and picking up these bumpers for sure thanks everyone for you pic's and input
04-12-2014 05:43 PM
1tridad Love mine, front and back, easy install, certainly solid feeling but I haven't rammed into anything yet. Maybe the .055 explains 70lbs and not 100. Some advantage there. The service at oewheelsdirect on eBay was great. Someone pointed out the rear was crooked and with a phone call and some bolt adjustments or looked great.

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04-06-2014 11:43 PM
BRUT4CE The knock off bumpers have SUPER thin tube on stinger like .055 wall...did a TAC weld on a guys removed the part and it ripped a hole in tube....
04-06-2014 01:24 PM
scipio337 Wow, that looks great! it's moving up on my short list, thanks!!
04-06-2014 09:50 AM
dedicatedvoc
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The shipping was very fast. Very well packaged. Removing the old bumper took maybe 30 minutes and installing the new bumper took 15 minutes (with two guys). It came with all new hardware, and the powder coating looked great. Very good deal for the cash, they do sell quick.
The company name that actually makes the bumpers is called DV8 Off-road.
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