Anyone on here running wench bumpers, or some kind of fabricated steel bumper on their trucks? I have had it with the stock bumper. I have an ebay one and ive replaced the lower plastic valance twice because it crumbles like old cookies driving in the snow. My truck can more than handle driving in and over piles of it but the plastic is trash. I think it looks terrible without the plastic bottom part seeing all of the odd body parts . Plus im sure it doesn't do much for my aerodynamics.
So I was looking at Blue Lake Offroad and Logans metal products. They are the only two places i have found online so far that custom make these for S10 trucks. The BLO ones can be customized almost any way you see fit in many different configurations. My goals is to have something that looks good, is functional for pulling someone out or getting pulled out, or pushing a disabled/stuck vehicle out of my way (BLO offers Rubber Dock Bumpers for this). I do very minimal off roading, mostly just railroad rights of way for work etc. If i am pulling someone back on the road its usually someone who got stuck in the snow or ran off the road in bad weather. I really dont have much use for an actual wench out here, but it may be something ill consider playing around with if I get one of these bumpers.
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