Ford Ranger Forum - Forums for Ford Ranger enthusiasts!

Go Back   Ford Ranger Forum - Forums for Ford Ranger enthusiasts! > >
Forgot Password? Join Us!

Welcome to Ford Ranger Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread

  #1  
Old 12-04-2014, 11:54 AM
JacobJacob JacobJacob is offline
Learning to use the forums
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Posts: 2
Default What bumper/skid pate/roll bar do I need?

I have a '99 ford ranger and I'm looking to upgrade it. I currently have a 2" front lift and some bigger off road tires. I am new to the off road/ranger world, I am 17 and in high school so I am lacking experience but I don't mind getting my hands dirty but I am looking to get a bumper like this and a roll bar like this. Where can I find these items to purchase? My grandpa owns a construction business and has a guy who can make things like this. In short, what I would like to find out is,

1. Where can I find these items to purchase?

2. Where could I find plans to build them?

3. How hard will they be to install?

4. Is it better to have the lights on the bumper or on the roll bar?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-04-2014, 12:06 PM
JJSLAIL22 JJSLAIL22 is offline
Ford Ranger Driver
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 1,361
Default

Can't buy them. Custom built, the bumper at least. Only way to get plans is make friends with someone that has one and go take some measurements and bend angle degrees.
__________________
2000 Ford Ranger XLT - 4x4 Off Road - 3.0L - 5speed - 4.10 - 3in BL - 2in Torsion Lift - Lokka Front Locker - RCI Skids - Rancho Shocks - Super Start Extreme AGM Deep Cycle Battery - Cragar Soft 8s - 33x12.50 BFG M/T KM2 w/ Hitch Mounted Spare - Smittybilt XRC8 Winch - On Board Compressor - Hidden Snorkel
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-04-2014, 12:21 PM
stephen stephen is offline
Ford Ranger Driver
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 3,274
Default Re: What bumper/skid pate/roll bar do I need?

Where are you? My buddy can build you a bumper and roll bar. Pm me if you'd like to know more.
__________________
2008 Sport Black 3.0 V6 2WD.
Build Thread

Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-04-2014, 11:24 PM
buzkillNY buzkillNY is offline
Ford Pickup
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 112
Default Re: What bumper/skid pate/roll bar do I need?

you can buy a bumper like this http://www.vegasdezertfab.com/c/prer...unner-bumpers/ but if you have the tools and material it would be much cheaper to build your own, to your own specifications.

as far as the light placement goes, if you decide to get a roll bar mount some spot or pencil beams up there. other kinds of lights may reflect of the car and not be as effective. Then, money permitting, a light bar with a fog or more of a spread beam on the bumper. That's kinda what i have now, and it works great for me.
__________________
2004 XLT 4.0 4x4 flareside

Last edited by buzkillNY; 12-04-2014 at 11:37 PM.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
bumper, lights, skid plate

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Want to Buy: Roll bar or bull bar, Kansas City twolfekc Exterior Parts 4 03-14-2013 08:08 AM
Want to Buy: roll bar/bed bars/light bar dand243 Exterior Parts 3 02-19-2013 09:48 PM
Need help! finding a roll bar and light bar Justindd Exterior Tech 1 10-20-2011 11:32 AM
Want to Buy: Roll bar / Roll cage JBronc Interior Parts 9 03-09-2011 09:09 PM
Want to Buy: Roll Bar/ Roll Cage JDRANGER Exterior Parts 10 02-22-2011 11:51 AM