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scootertrash19 03-20-2007 08:24 PM

Front bumper plans?
Anybody have any blue prints for a cool but functional front bumper. I cant see paying $300 for a shorty front bumper, or has the price of material gone up that much? I have a '94 YJ, are the front bumpers all the same bolt patterns as the TJ? Any info would be great! Rich (

amerijeep 03-20-2007 08:40 PM

I'm almost positive that the bumpers from a CJ, YJ, and TJ will all interchange and have the same pattern. I'm certain the rear are the same, but am not certain about the front.

AzTJ 03-20-2007 09:30 PM

YJ and TJ are the same I know... but am unsure for CJ's.

Why not buy a Warn nock off from RuggedRidge(~$150) and chop it down to likings?

NalinMFG 03-21-2007 05:24 PM

LoD has a shorty(44") for $139. It's powdercoated, has light tabs, dual tow points, optional 2" reciever, ships for $26, and best of all...Made in the USA.

kljip 03-23-2007 12:49 AM

YJ, TJ and CJ has almost the same sizes so perhaps they have the same pattern for the jeep bumper, even that on the rear. Ask a dealer about it, they know it best... :cool:

mrbigjeep 03-23-2007 08:34 AM


Originally Posted by kljip (Post 65201)
Ask a dealer about it, they know it best... :cool:

it depends on the dealer ;)

Adventurous 03-23-2007 11:23 AM

Just out of curiousity, what's the benefit of going with a shorty over a standard size? Is it for looks or is there a purpose?

daddyjeep 03-23-2007 12:43 PM

You won't get hung up on your bumper whne you are climbing over something. Your tire will be the first point of contact...or your fender. You can't climb up a rock if you can't get your tire to it.

skeeter 03-23-2007 04:30 PM
I don't know how "cool" it is but mine is done out of a peice of angle iron, if you have access to a welder, a chop saw or torch and a little time you can make one for less than $20

mr4x4 03-27-2007 02:00 AM

I had a front bumper in mind for some time now and I thought I needed to build it the I found a company that sells exactly what I was wanting its just a little more money then what I was wanting to spend and I can pick the shorty bumper I want

but I can afford this

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