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Old November 16th, 2008, 01:06 PM
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Rockware or ARB Front Bumper

Anyone know where I can get a Rockware front bumper (bull bar) or ARB. I've seen the one on here in Portland for the ARB. Also what do you guys think is the best front set up. I would love your opinions as to what you guys think.
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Old November 16th, 2008, 01:09 PM
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It depends on what you are going to use the truck for... If you are going to use it around town with some light off-roading, then get an ARB. If you plan to wheel the truck and are going to make a bunch of modifications in the future, I would get a Rockware or the like.

ARB's look nice, but are not made for heavy off-roading, as the approach angle is not desireable. Though, I am am biased and do not care for them all that much.
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Old November 16th, 2008, 02:42 PM
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Is RockWare the only other one worth looking at. I like the look of Safari Gard but I heard they are no longer. Any other recommendations as far as companies?
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Old November 16th, 2008, 02:55 PM
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I replaced the ARB on my ST with a Safari Gard. I really like the look and the approach angles, I put a Superwinch Husky 10 on it. Rovertym is now building bumpers for the D90's.

I really like the Rockware too, the only change I would make is a bigger diameter light bar.
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Old November 16th, 2008, 03:17 PM
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What bumpers are RTE building for the 90?
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Old November 16th, 2008, 03:26 PM
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I just looked on RTE's site and couldn't see any.....I would love to know a little more about what they are doing as well.
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Old November 16th, 2008, 05:10 PM
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email the guys at rovertym. I've seen pictures of their defender front bumper. looks very nice. I'll email Steve and ask if I can post a pic.
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Old November 16th, 2008, 05:35 PM
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I've seen one of them on a 110 at the Uwharrie Safari in April. Pretty nice looking.
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Old November 16th, 2008, 10:23 PM
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new rovertym defender bumper

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Old November 16th, 2008, 11:06 PM
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maybe it's just the angle, but it looks a bit too tall. maybe 3" shorter would look better. Overall I like it though.
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