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Alibaba Front Bumper

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12 Jun 2018 11:43 #193397 by Daniel30
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Once you get the original bumper off you will get more if an idea where it mounts to with all aftermarket parts there is always a bit of modification to get them to fit :)

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12 Jun 2018 11:44 #193398 by mdog18
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Thanks Daniel30. I just hope "a bit" of modification is all thats required!

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12 Jun 2018 16:25 #193399 by Daniel30
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I have my fingers crossed for you ;)

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12 Jun 2018 18:37 #193401 by Lambert
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If it is simply a frontal protection device that's a no no, if however it's a mount for a piece of recovery equipment, a winch, then its fine. Allegedly.

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14 Jun 2018 14:33 #193437 by mdog18
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Just fitted today :silly: thoughts??
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14 Jun 2018 15:22 #193439 by Daniel30
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Looks good
How was the fitting experience was it straight forward?

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14 Jun 2018 15:26 #193440 by mdog18
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Fairly straightforward yes - I took it to the garage simply because i dont have the time right now but from what i understand the only difficulty was getting it all to line up. The fitting itself wasnt difficult at all

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14 Jun 2018 15:27 #193441 by mdog18
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Garage charged £144 for anyone whose interested - I thought it was a fair price considering the time taken to fit (2/3 hours)

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14 Jun 2018 15:46 #193444 by Daniel30
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Sounds like a sensible price ;)

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14 Jun 2018 16:55 #193450 by Riccy
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Looking good B)

Does it have a square US style towbar socket at the bottom? i believe you can get winch trays that connect into there for a smaller winch, or use for a towball. That gives you the utility reason for fitting it as its now a mounting point for accessories ;-)

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15 Jun 2018 04:04 #193468 by Lambert
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Needs some trepadors or similar cos it looks odd with the ht's.

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15 Jun 2018 11:22 #193479 by mdog18
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Got a set of BFG KO2 215’s on the way

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