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Re: Very nice rear bumper

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That front bumper is a Beaut, but here is my question...

What is the reason for fitting an aftermarket front bumper?

Winch - no as you can fit it with the standard bumper
Recovery points - no as you fit those to the chassis
Approach angle - possibly, but I have seen that done to a standard bumper

Other reasons?

I want to protect the lights, bonnet, radiator as far as possible and with these type of bumpers I don't see that happening or am I missing the point......

Please enlighten me :mytwocents:
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Re: Very nice rear bumper

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It looks damn cool :thumbup: :rolling:
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You took the words right out of my keyboard JohnBoy !!!!... :rolling:
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Re: Very nice rear bumper

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offroadbiker wrote:
21 May 2020 09:45
That front bumper is a Beaut, but here is my question...

What is the reason for fitting an aftermarket front bumper?

Winch - no as you can fit it with the standard bumper
Recovery points - no as you fit those to the chassis
Approach angle - possibly, but I have seen that done to a standard bumper

Other reasons?

I want to protect the lights, bonnet, radiator as far as possible and with these type of bumpers I don't see that happening or am I missing the point......

Please enlighten me :mytwocents:
All valid points but i can't speak for others but in my case its a case of want to need it more than just need it :biggrin: :biggrin:
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Re: Very nice rear bumper

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JohnBoyZA wrote:
13 May 2020 09:44
and the front ... :thumbup:
John where did you get these images?
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Re: Very nice rear bumper

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Hi Dirk

ok seriously, damaged front bumper on my first 'extreme' outing because of the approach angle - so that was the main reason/improvement. It still sometimes makes contact with the ground, especially when dune driving, but no more damage. Other plusses include taxis taking a wide berth around my trol.

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Re: Very nice rear bumper

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It is the best looking bumper I have yet seen, but I agree with Dirk. I want bars around the lights. And I think they could be added without hurting the looks much.

Unfortunately, it looks like a hell of a lot of work to make, so I don't think it would be cheap...
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Peter Connan wrote:It is the best looking bumper I have yet seen, but I agree with Dirk. I want bars around the lights. And I think they could be added without hurting the looks much.

Unfortunately, it looks like a hell of a lot of work to make, so I don't think it would be cheap...
Peter what would you estimate the front and rear would cost to manufacture?

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I would guess at least 50% more than the current offerings from BZT

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Re: Very nice rear bumper

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:lol: Ag nee Peter, ekt nou gehoop jy gaan jou hand op steek dan sou ek begin spaar het
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