How to Build a Robust Bumper for CJ-Series Jeeps

How to Build a Robust Bumper for CJ-Series Jeeps

12/05/2018 Off

Everyone’s seen an old Jeep with a mangled front bumper that’s a result from pushing or an accident. My old CJ5 was one of those. Many CJ-Series Jeeps have winches of varying capacities that are often bolted to the 1/8″ thick metal between the radiator grill and bumper. Others may be mounted to a large piece of “C” channel (ostensibly designed to mount a winch) and the whole affair is then bolted through that thin tack-welded piece of metal between the bumper and grill. Some Jeep owners install winches because of their “tough look” with no intention of ever seriously taking their…