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Old 07-18-2012, 10:42 PM
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Old 07-18-2012, 10:51 PM
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The front bumper is a first attempt by a company called Red Goat Fabrication. It is a small time operation based out of Washington. I really liked his bumper designs for Wranglers and when he mentioned that he wanted to branch into Cherokees I threw mine at him as the guinea pig. Edit - I'm planning on trimming the fender and flare to match up with the bumper

What do you guy think of it? I think it turned out really nice. He has plans to change the design a bit more, but it will basically look like the one I have. But mine is the original. Lol

The back bumper is a Warn that I picked up off craigslist. I don't really like it, but it is better than stock. The tire carrier pivots on just a metal on metal sleeve with a bit of grease squirted into it. When I first mounted the bumper you have to grab it with 2 hands to open or close it!

Lift is a Rough County 4.5in with AAL and the rear end sagged before the bumper and sags a bit more with it on. It rides alright, nothing fancy and it doesn't kill my kidneys either

Future plans are newer leaf springs, Shackle relocation brackets, upper control arms, sliders, and bed lining the interior
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Old 07-20-2012, 12:08 AM
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This is the drivers side bumper mount. Do you guys think it will hold up, or does it need to be tied into the unibody more?
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Old 07-20-2012, 01:08 AM
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Looking the bumpers.Can't wait to see this build continue.
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Old 07-20-2012, 01:33 AM
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Oh and I forgot I built a roof basket for the red beast. It's 3/4" square tube and covers the whole top of my jeep. Looking back on it, I shouldn't have built it so big. But it helped when I moved. Lol I'll get some pictures of it the next time I am at my parents. Might even mount it up again, gotta move again soon.
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Old 07-20-2012, 07:12 AM
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it needs to tie to at least the tow hook holes for the front bumper. and if he was going to make it tie into one hole of the steering box, why wouldnt he do them all?
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