WAM Bumper

Discussion in 'KK General Discussion' started by Hunter Toth, Aug 8, 2020.

  1. Hunter Toth

    Hunter Toth Member KJ Supporting Member

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    Hey guys,

    This is just a first look, but I now have the WAM bumper on and ready to go. I'll post more pics of it out in the wild soon

    Install would have been straight forward. somehow my brackets had misaligned holes so I had to drill 4 new holes as only 2 lined up, they offered new brackets but I didnt want to wait.

    I like the look, but the fitment around the fenders is a little funky. I think I trimmed a bit much off the fender and the bumper is a bit wider than it should be.

    Tire carrier is skookum as hell
    Tapered roller bearings on a huge shaft
    Swings out with ease, it does make some clunks on bumps though, ill be adding a plastic spacer to reduce that

    Overall I'm pretty happy:p
    What do you guys think?

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  2. Homeward_Bound

    Homeward_Bound Member KJ Supporting Member

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    Looks a lot cleaner than what is shown on the website. I'm a fan of the Hi-Lift location.
     
  3. LibertyTC

    LibertyTC Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    Dang that looks very functional! Nice work.
    Did you use grade 8 bolts?
     
  4. Hunter Toth

    Hunter Toth Member KJ Supporting Member

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    Yes, they supplied 6 grade eights for their mounting brackets

    The bumper mounts to the vehicle by two intermediate brackets that are bolted to the trailer hitch bolts. Definitly should be enough for towing or any straight forces, but I'm a little worried about a sideways recovery, but we just have to wait and see :p

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  5. tommudd

    tommudd Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Looks way better than anything they have for the KJs for sure
    Like mentioned sideways recovery maybe a little iffy, but just have to see