So the long story is I just got the quarters trimmed up and want to add some protection back there. Additionally, I don't want to carry my fuel on the roof anymore (I'm short so it's pretty inconvenient, and...the fuel cans interfere with the RTT bows).
so I get to thinking and ball parking the dollar amounts on what i think I want to accomplish:
rear quarter protection: I think I prefer mini-sliders like what Crash has.
- Second swing out or one long swing out to add fuel can carrier.
- add towing receiver (currently none)
- maybe provision for flush mount LED b/u or flood lights
- integrated rear quarter protection instead of mini sliders? (meh)
I verrry briefly spoke with Redline and his quote to make the changes were about as much as I paid for the bumper.
It does make sense...lots of labor involved. pre-made ones with dual swing outs can be had - like this (pricey): http://www.4plusproducts.com/fj60classicrearbumper.html
also in Kit form (still have to have someone weld it up (like 4x4 labs)http://www.4x4labs.com/products/rear...r-bumper-kits/
when adding it all up...there's no denying it. wicked expensive.
with all that...what's your advice on selling the current bumper to help fund a pre-made, bolt and go option or get the changes made to the current setup?? any other bumper advice ?
Looks like I should really learn to
so I can make a custom bumper - but that aint' happening anytime soon. and...since threads suck without pics...