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GrimmJeeper
April 30th, 2007, 18:07
just bolted up my new (to me) detours usa rear bumper. its a little dented and scraped but it matches the rest of the jeep so it fits right in :D
http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w37/grimmpics/IM000996.jpg
http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w37/grimmpics/IM000997.jpg
http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w37/grimmpics/IM000998.jpg

CROSBIKE
April 30th, 2007, 18:09
nuts? really

GrimmJeeper
April 30th, 2007, 18:11
nuts? really

i put orange LEDs inside em each one blinks independantly with the left or right turn signals ;)

GlennH
April 30th, 2007, 18:26
i like the bumper. congrats on the buy!!

riverfever
April 30th, 2007, 20:27
bumper = :thumbup:

truck nuts = :thumbdn:

:D

General lee
April 30th, 2007, 20:57
bumper = :thumbup:

truck nuts = :thumbdn:

:D

x2

:eeks1:

outlander
April 30th, 2007, 22:06
Grimmjeeper:
"i put orange LEDs inside em each one blinks independantly with the left or right turn signals" (end quote)


lmfao!!!:laugh:

splitz
May 1st, 2007, 12:53
It would be funnier if they LEDs were blue.

rpraterxj
May 1st, 2007, 13:50
You will loose your nuts in Big Bear this weekend.....

Cool bumper though... looks funny without the tire carrier:

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y278/rpraterxj/PICT0179.jpg

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y278/rpraterxj/PICT0227.jpg

GrimmJeeper
May 1st, 2007, 16:04
You will loose your nuts in Big Bear this weekend.....


if i break my balls off in big bear i will retire em for good lol.

MrMrsXJ
May 1st, 2007, 17:13
Nice bumper, but whats with the nuts?

Mudderoy
May 25th, 2008, 09:19
I'm getting ready to order the rough cut with the tire carrier. Is there anything "bad" about the detour bumpers I should know about first?

tcm glx
May 25th, 2008, 14:52
Holy old thread batman!!

Mudderoy
May 25th, 2008, 15:50
Holy old thread batman!!

lol everyone says search the forums, then they say old thread, jebus save me!

The thread may be old but I'm thinking about buying the bumper now. ;)

crazyjim
May 25th, 2008, 16:50
lol everyone says search the forums, then they say old thread, jebus save me!

The thread may be old but I'm thinking about buying the bumper now. ;)
There's absolutely nothing wrong with bumping an old thread like this. You asked a valid question, wait for someone to respond. In the meantime everybody else is going to get all nastalgic :laugh:

tcm glx
May 25th, 2008, 17:00
lol everyone says search the forums, then they say old thread, jebus save me!

The thread may be old but I'm thinking about buying the bumper now. ;)
My bad, I was not trying to sound bad about it........not my intention. By all means, bring the old posts back up, I am sure Grimm will chime in here soon...he is on allll the forum!

GrimmJeeper
May 25th, 2008, 17:10
hey lookit me im famous! :D


i love the bumper. only issue i have with it is it only mounts to the stock 8 bolts on the end of the unibody rails. the bumper itself is beefy as all hell, but if you stick a crowbar in the reciever hitch hole and pull on it the whole bumper will move a bit. i think if i change it out for something else i would get one that mounts to the OE hitch mounting points, as well as the stock bumper mounting surface.

GSequoia
May 25th, 2008, 20:06
if you stick a crowbar in the reciever hitch hole and pull on it the whole bumper will move a bit.

Don't do that.

i would get one that mounts to the OE hitch mounting points, as well as the stock bumper mounting surface.

In my opinion that's the only way to do a rear bumper that has tow points or a receiver. I do not trust the stock eight mounts, that's why I still run an OEM receiver on both of my Jeeps.

GrimmJeeper
May 25th, 2008, 20:58
Don't do that.
just stating the fact for emphasis...


In my opinion that's the only way to do a rear bumper that has tow points or a receiver. I do not trust the stock eight mounts, that's why I still run an OEM receiver on both of my Jeeps. i dont use the reciever as a tow point, or at all for that matter, and its not why i bought the bumper. i dont really trust it either. i just like having the rear d-ring mounts just in case. eventually i will pick up a better bumper but for now this one does the trick. im just trying to explain the setup to someone who might be looking into this bumper.


:peace:

-G

Mudderoy
May 25th, 2008, 21:01
hey lookit me im famous! :D


i love the bumper. only issue i have with it is it only mounts to the stock 8 bolts on the end of the unibody rails. the bumper itself is beefy as all hell, but if you stick a crowbar in the reciever hitch hole and pull on it the whole bumper will move a bit. i think if i change it out for something else i would get one that mounts to the OE hitch mounting points, as well as the stock bumper mounting surface.

Hey thanks. That will work out well for me. I have the OEM hitch. I've already e-mail detours and he said no problem it will work fine with his bumper.

I was going to get the rough cut with tire carrier. No hitch and no backup lights. I like the idea of the backup lights but those oval things are ugly (to me). I know I know, it's a Jeep, but still...

I'll have some pics and comments up as soon I as get and install the new bumper.

Mudderoy
May 25th, 2008, 21:16
just stating the fact for emphasis...

i dont use the reciever as a tow point, or at all for that matter, and its not why i bought the bumper. i dont really trust it either. i just like having the rear d-ring mounts just in case. eventually i will pick up a better bumper but for now this one does the trick. im just trying to explain the setup to someone who might be looking into this bumper.


:peace:

-G

A better bumper? If I'm going to spend about $800 for this bumper I plan on keeping it, well forever. What would be a better bumper, with tire carrier. Warn, Wilderness?

lancey3
May 25th, 2008, 22:01
A better bumper? If I'm going to spend about $800 for this bumper I plan on keeping it, well forever. What would be a better bumper, with tire carrier. Warn, Wilderness?
JCRoffroad all the way.

http://www.jcroffroad.com/Merchant2/graphics/00000001/stg3xjreardsc.jpg

Mudderoy
May 25th, 2008, 22:08
JCRoffroad all the way.

http://www.jcroffroad.com/Merchant2/graphics/00000001/stg3xjreardsc.jpg

Thanks.

Hey how are those RC disconnects working for you? I was thinking about getting a pair. (I'm assuming I just need the two up front).

lancey3
May 25th, 2008, 22:46
Thanks.

Hey how are those RC disconnects working for you? I was thinking about getting a pair. (I'm assuming I just need the two up front).

Annoying as can be. Spend the extra dough on the JKS ones.

GrimmJeeper
May 25th, 2008, 23:14
i only say i want to upgrade because i got my bumper used for 200$, so i dont have too much invested in it. im happy with it, ive made a few pulls with it, but as Sequoia stated its not really something you want to be pulling real hard on, the stock bumper mounts are not exactly known for being strong.

BlueCuda
May 26th, 2008, 15:29
A better bumper? If I'm going to spend about $800 for this bumper I plan on keeping it, well forever. What would be a better bumper, with tire carrier. Warn, Wilderness?

I have a Durango and love it. Its been through hell and back. I actually got it off of a friends jeep that was totaled in a rear end accident. He was at a dead stop and got hit my another cherokee that was going 50mph(drunk). It destroyed my friends jeep, pushed the a pillars forward and broke both seats etc. The tire carrier needed a little work but the durango bumper bolted right onto my jeep no problem. Damn tough bumper! IIRC they are more than $800 but they are stout.