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Old 19th January 2010, 10:48   #1
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Default Custom Off-Roading Bumper's for Gypsy's

I recently installed a heavy duty bumper (ARB ripoff) with integrated winch mount on my gypsy.
It bolts on to the chassis, is pretty well made and comes with mounts for auxiliary lights, vhf antennae and hi lift jack and uses stock parking light units.
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Old 19th January 2010, 12:22   #2
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Hi Vaibhav

Looks great!! Multi-functional as well. Good job!

Where did you get it?

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I recently installed a heavy duty bumper (ARB ripoff) with integrated winch mount on my gypsy.
It bolts on to the chassis, is pretty well made and comes with mounts for auxiliary lights, vhf antennae and hi lift jack and uses stock parking light units.
Great Looking bumper buddy!!! Good going

Same ques as Ankit, Where did you get this from and how much did it cost!!!

I have put this on my list of future mods!!!
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I recently installed a heavy duty bumper (ARB ripoff) with integrated winch mount on my gypsy.
It bolts on to the chassis, is pretty well made and comes with mounts for auxiliary lights, vhf antennae and hi lift jack and uses stock parking light units.
fantabulouso! me want...!

how much for this gotzuk?
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Old 20th January 2010, 11:22   #5
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@ Ankit, Harjeev, Cougar

This bumper is being imported by Azad Designs and is available off the shelf.
They are retailing it for 20k. Slightly pricey, but I found it worth the money.
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@ Ankit, Harjeev, Cougar

This bumper is being imported by Azad Designs and is available off the shelf.
They are retailing it for 20k. Slightly pricey, but I found it worth the money.
20K slightly pricey!! dude its very pricey at 20K!

I guess the normal standard bumper of gypsy is around 1500-2000 Rs!
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20K slightly pricey!! dude its very pricey at 20K!

I guess the normal standard bumper of gypsy is around 1500-2000 Rs!
Agreed.
But you really think you can compare it to the standard gypsy bumper?
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Agreed.
But you really think you can compare it to the standard gypsy bumper?
absolutely, you cannot compare this bumper to the standard gypsy bumper!

does this bumper makes the gypsy go faster?
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absolutely, you cannot compare this bumper to the standard gypsy bumper!

does this bumper makes the gypsy go faster?
No, it doesn't.
And come to think of it, neither does the stereo, or for that matter, the auxiliary lamps or the bucket seats or the rear view mirrors or the air conditioner or the gps...

But then, they were never installed in the quest for going faster.
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Default 1 week later - a new engine, new front bumper, roll cage and other goodies added

Let the pics speak.
The front bumper is my design ably executed ably by Gaju Bhau in 14 gauze sheet metal (the master metal man of Nagpur who can do anything with sheet metal).
I had checked out the bumper design which you guys are discussing below but didn't like the sharp angles and the light fittings and so i decided to do it my way. Will post more pics once I have painted and fixed it to the body.

enjoy these pics now of the build and the shart test drive and an impromptu photo shoot

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@ gotzuk.

Bro, If that bumper will make my gypsy go faster then please. Lets go and get it installed for mine too.
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The front bumper is my design ably executed ably by Gaju Bhau in 14 gauze sheet metal (the master metal man of Nagpur who can do anything with sheet metal).

Dr. Abheek Ghosh
Abheek , how much did you pay (total cost ) for the fabrication of it / wats the sheet charges are like for the 14 gauge sheet ? I can also see provison of a winch , are you installing that as well ?
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No, it doesn't.
And come to think of it, neither does the stereo, or for that matter, the auxiliary lamps or the bucket seats or the rear view mirrors or the air conditioner or the gps...

But then, they were never installed in the quest for going faster.
glad to hear that it doesnt make the gypsy go faster, so it's just like a normal bumper, but looks different and costs a BOMB!

it sure must be doing something special and different to cost that much!

how much weight it adds to the gypsy compared to the OE bumper?
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....They are retailing it for 20k. Slightly pricey, but I found it worth the money.
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20K slightly pricey!! dude its very pricey at 20K!...
Well good things don't come cheap. And after getting a customized super tough bumper built from mandeep, i am more convinced about it when it comes to bumper. More than the design, the quality/type/toughness of the material, type of weldings used and the sophistication in machinaries contribute to the cost factor of a quality product. Those who are aware about the quotes of renowned garages will know about it and even those are not the best of the lot. For the sheer looks though you can always have the cheaper versions made out of few gauges of metal and welding it in the conventional way.

EDIT: Just saw Parm's post. Forget looks, the actual difference from a normal bumper should be for the TOUGHNESS (i presume) Vaibhav can definitely share more

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Well good things don't come cheap. And after getting a customized super tough bumper built from mandeep, i am more convinced about it when it comes to bumper. More than the design, the quality/type/toughness of the material, type of weldings used and the sophistication in machinaries contribute to the cost factor of a quality product. Those who are aware about the quotes of renowned garages will know about it and even those are not the best of the lot. For the sheer looks though you can always have the cheaper versions made out of few gauges of metal and welding it in the conventional way.
i just want to know what this special bumper will do?

will it protect the vehicle in case of a collision?
is it only for making the vehicle look muscular?

i know for sure, it adds extra weight to the gypsy and its small 1.3 ltr engine!

i know you have fitted a similar bumper and you want to add winch on it!
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