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I hate my 2wd bumper

What can i do for not alot of money too make it stronger? i need to be able to push thing without braking the plastic. There is nothing under the cover really. i want a brush gaurd but they are to expensive new. any ideas?
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your 2wd bumper lol.. a 4x4 bumper isnt any stronger.. lol..
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i have crawled through bushes and stuff, nothing is wrong with my bumper
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i have tried to push my buddies truck when he need a new starter and it wasn't holding up its all plastic i hate it
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ok i got a farfetched idea, just remove your bumper and weld a 3 inch steel bar to the front on like alot of wood/mud trucks, you could but the trunk of a civic on the drivers lap, i have seen it done
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nice idea
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yup and if i ever get a older ranger for a mud truck, that is the 1st thing i wll be doing to it
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You mean valance or bumper? I have an edge bumper that I need to sell.
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Yeah brush guard insn't gonna do you any better. Blocking brush and pushing a car is really different.
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the 07 xlt bumpers have ne metal on them whatso ever its really gay.....how much for the edge bumber
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the 07 xlt bumpers have ne metal on them whatso ever its really gay.....how much for the edge bumber
The upper bumper should be metal, there is a plastic cover on top of it.
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to answer your question, no. there is no cheap way to do it unless you want it looking ghetto fabulous...
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Cant you fab like police push bars to a ranger?
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You can fab anything if you have enough time and money.
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key word 'money'.


as my dad says, "anything is possible with the right amount of money."
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Well the push bars on a cop car i dont think would be a costly mod.. yo can pick up the bars for like 50 bucks.. and whatever it takes to weld em.
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You can do this cheap...lol!!

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You can do this cheap...lol!!

lol..that's my next mod!!
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lol..that's my next mod!!
It would look kick *** with that new RCD lift you just installed, I say do it!!!
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It would look kick *** with that new RCD lift you just installed, I say do it!!!
Maybe in some high class ****, like teak wood or something!
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use rail road ties
and once its installed commence to beating the **** out of it with crow bars.. then smear a dozen different colors of paint on it.. no one will go near your truck...
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hahah wow.. next install spikes on it to..
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Cant you fab like police push bars to a ranger?
theres an explorer around town with em so im sure somebody sells em, they dont look custom either
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Hmmm police did use expeditions.. so i imagine explorers were used somewhere.
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I believe my station has an old explorer with push bars on it. So ya they would work.
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