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Old August 9th, 2006, 09:37 PM   #1
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Trying an experiment to see if its true that a pre 1975 CJ5 front bumper will fit on my Jeepster.

Also looking for a roll bar for the CJ6 or 8. Prefer a local pickup within an hour or so of Detroit.

If you have any old ones gathering dust let me know. Thanks

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Old August 10th, 2006, 07:31 AM   #2
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I've got your bumper down in Monroe.
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The bumper will work, but the CJ6 rollbar is the same as the CJ5 rollbar. The Scrambler one won't work, either- I had to make a fully custom cage for my wife's '67 Jeepster Convertible.
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Is it true the rear 5 bumper wont fit ? smittybilt used to have a bar made for commando but their outta biz now.

What type and how much ya want for the bumper in Monroe. Thanks
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Bumper is rusty and stock. Come pull it and it is yours, but it is sitting on a jeep in my storage unit down closer to the Ohio line. I can try to pull it this weekend when I go down to clean it up.
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i just gave one away about a week ago!
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The bumper will work, but the CJ6 rollbar is the same as the CJ5 rollbar. The Scrambler one won't work, either- I had to make a fully custom cage for my wife's '67 Jeepster Convertible.
I have a CJ-5 fender-mount rollbar out of a '79 CJ-5. I believe they mount the same as the earlier '5 rollbars, but have a slight rake to them when viewing from the side. Mine is in really nice shape, but I'm on the opposite side of the state from you.

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If you want Craig's roll bar I may be able to deliver. I have to run out to the Westside next weekend anyway.
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The fenders in the back of a Jeepster aren't shaped like a 5,6 or 7, and won't suppurt a fender mounted rollbar. My wife's Jeepster had the factory Continental Kit rear bumper, and I was going to custom build one with a 2" receiver for it.
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Looks like its way more modding to make the CJ's roll bar work then i thought. Gonna have to rethink having one made. Thanks
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