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An alternative to Reunel bumpers?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Eric M., Jan 8, 2002.

  1. Eric M.

    Eric M. 1/2 ton status

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    Can anyone recommend a beefy bumper like the Reunel? I've looked at the Road Armor and they are too tall for a stock Suburban (about 13" from the ground). The boys at Reunel won't give me dimensions ... top secret stuff. I have to buy it if I want to know how large it is! Any tips?

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    Eric M.

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    Don't know about alternatives but I run the reunel front and rear. Yeah, they were expensive but better than anything else that I could find at the time. What dimensions and stuff do you need?? Mine is setup for a 1.5" body lift on a 77 frame and 91 sheetmetal.
     
  3. Emmettology 101

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    Is this old body style or new? I like the Road Armors a little better than the Ruenels.... The RA's have a little more style where the Ruenels seem to be a little more boxy..... Have you seen the Project Big Blaze on Trucks? It has a Road Armor front bumper and looks sweet! Maybe since the bumper may not be made until after you order it, maybe they could alter it for you..??..??

    Mike

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  4. Emmettology 101

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    I just found these:

    <a target="_blank" href=http://www.truckfarm.com/html/TF_bumpers_2.html>http://www.truckfarm.com/html/TF_bumpers_2.html</a>

    Mike

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    try www.kenmtn.com sorry no clicky

    gime a bucket of chicken with extra skin!
     
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    Clicky:

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    Where can I find that project Big Blaze? Do you have link? I looked in the project section of this site, but no Big Blaze.


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  9. Eric M.

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    Those look nice. I called the company ... might have a winner!

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  10. Eric M.

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    Aluminum!? How do you think it would hold up to abuse? I guess at 130# and 3/8" to 1/2" thick stock it is pretty beefy. It weighs more than a steel Reunel!

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    Eric M.

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    Project Big Blaze is from the TNN TV show TRUCKS! .....

    There are a few pics here: <a target="_blank" href=http://www.truckstv.com/schedule/viewShow.asp?show_id=200&amp;show_date=01052002>http://www.truckstv.com/schedule/viewShow.asp?show_id=200&amp;show_date=01052002</a>

    Mike

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    AHH a Runel Front bumper weighs in at 500lbs!! THE heaviest bumper out there,, well at least when I was in the market they were the heaviest and most expensive!!!! Too much weight for me....

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    I have a Reunel rear bumper on my truck. I can take any measurements you'd like. It's a kick ass bumper. The only thing is the license plate has to be bent at the top to fit under the tailgate. Their front bumpers are too big and heavy... and expensive.

    '70 K-20 San Diego, CA
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