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Author Topic:   Best "stock" bumper
ststock4
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 27
posted January 10, 2002 08:12 PM
What's everyone's opinion on the best "stock" bumper. By stock I mean not aftermarket or tubular. I just had a guy give me a Mercedes bumper (aluminum). Seems like a good bumper, definitely a huge weight savings over my stock Cutlass bumper.

go4win
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 61
posted January 10, 2002 09:00 PM
Escort , Fairmont, and Volvo have good
light bumpers , also. I have used the
alum. Camero or Vega bumpers a lot over
the years and they are not as light but are
really strong. Hope this helps.

widebody
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 197
posted January 11, 2002 03:34 PM
Late G-body cars have optional Aluminium front bumpers.(monte carlo, grand prix etc).


my last one came from a 88 grand prix.

I have also noticed the crown vics have them also, they are a nice banana shaped bumper, good for puting under aftermarket nose pieces.

I was also thinking of using some of the plastic honey comb the front driver cars tend to use.

Kid Chuckles
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 8
posted January 16, 2002 06:28 AM
A Volvo bumper is a good one front and rear will work on the front of a metric car they are about 3/4in. thick on corners and wrap around and you can attach front fenders to them. And then put you nose piece on and there you go.

xcessivespeed
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 37
posted January 16, 2002 12:46 PM
I like the oem bumpers off of like the 77 Camaro's, the rear has like leaf springs behind the bumper and the front has like a shock absorber on each side which has soem give to it instead of solid mount.

istock59
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 237
posted January 16, 2002 03:10 PM
For the front I've been using the aluminium bumper off mid-80's Caravan's. Very plentiful in the junkyards. Not quite as strong as Camaro bumpers, but easier to find around here.

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