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Smittybilt bumpers??????????????????????????????

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by tayv, Oct 22, 2003.

  1. tayv

    tayv Registered Member

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    I was going to order the tube bumpers with winch mount and the rear with tow. I was wondering if any of you guys have these and if you like them? I am not going to be running into anything to harsh. But I do want them to fit well and look good. And does any winch fit in those? is there certain ones that cont? I am getting both brand new delivered for $450 through my dealershio I work for
     
  2. djsblaze

    djsblaze 1/2 ton status

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    Cant speak for the bumpers, but I had Smittlybuilt nerf bars on my last k5, and they didnt hold up very well. Then again I was awfully hard on them. I'd compare the thickness with other brands. 4x4iron.com lists the thickness of their materials. Compare.
     
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    ntaj*ep 1/2 ton status

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    Cheaper is not always better /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
    Look into 4x4 iron, offroad design, and some other companies before you committ. /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
     
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    Derf00 1/2 ton status

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    IMHO, for that kind of money you can have a custom bumper that will actually take some abuse. Not anything against Smittybuilt, but a custom built will be alot sturdier.
     
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    ChevyCaGal 3/4 ton status

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    Trade the M in Smitty for a H, and well, that's my opinion on how well they made bumpers... /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
     
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    boggerless 1 ton status Premium Member

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    CHEVYCAGAL is right, i wouldn't put e'm on my truck even if they were free. i had a light bar (fake roll bar) it rotted out in one year /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gifto /forums/images/graemlins/truck.gif
     
  7. MTBLAZER89

    MTBLAZER89 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I just got this one used. Not sure if they make it anymore or not, but it is actually much stronger than any other smittybilt products I have seen. Looks ok to me.

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