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cool! Is there a recalibration that’s required because it’s higher and off center?
Adjustability is built into the bracket, to make it more or less sensitive. I put the shop broncos relatively center of the adjustment and it seems to be relatively similar to the OEM set up. All can be done in garage, no dealer recalibration is necessary.
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Yeah, I understand. It's heavy stuff.

Hey, I'll be driving to San Diego sometime in June. Not a bad day trip to swing up to Hemet.

Are you equipped to do an install? My tools will be left here in Iowa.

Thank you for recognizing the effort and thinking put in, on this product. With the modular design, I plan on offering addition tube designed hoop that will be able to be added on later and all interchangeable as they bolt on.
Yes, shipping is steep, due to the oversized box and weight. All bumpers and skids are packaged with spray in foam in order to prevent any damages.
 

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The bumper looks bitchin Chris! I saw it on your 4-door out at KOH this week. Missed you out there as I only stopped in for a couple hours to drop some stuff off.

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Yeah, I understand. It's heavy stuff.

Hey, I'll be driving to San Diego sometime in June. Not a bad day trip to swing up to Hemet.

Are you equipped to do an install? My tools will be left here in Iowa.
DM me when you have hard dates on the trip. I go to San Diego on almost biweekly.
Unfortunately, at this time I can not say yes on the install. I am looking into, If the liability side of things is worth publicly offering installs.
 
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The bumper looks bitchin Chris! I saw it on your 4-door out at KOH this week. Missed you out there as I only stopped in for a couple hours to drop some stuff off.

Ford Bronco Lobo Off-Road HNT Front Bumper IMG_5948
Thank you for the positive feedback!!! Great shot!!! Thank you for sharing.
 

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Right on. I'll reach out when I have dates.

No biggie on the install. I can probably scrounge some tools and take care of it out there myself. Would be handy to peep the install instructions ahead of time though.

DM me when you have hard dates on the trip. I go to San Diego on almost biweekly.
Unfortunately, at this time I can not say yes on the install. I am looking into, If the liability side of things is worth publicly offering installs.
 

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The Lobo Off-Road HNT Front Bumper is now available!

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The HNT Front Bumper is designed to provide everything the avid four-wheeler needs, and nothing they don't. It is engineered as a high clearance, light-weight but tough bumper that meets or exceeds the factory bumper's clearance at every angle. LOBO Off-Road's High-N-Tight Design Ethos guided our product development process to result in the highest clearance bumper possible without performing major surgery to the Bronco's frame. The bumper tucks up severely as it extends outboard of the frame rails, preserving enough structural thickness to protect the Bronco's grille while allowing maximum clearance for tires to access rock obstacles to apply traction.

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The HNT philosophy also applies to weight and materials used, as it pushed us to maintain the lowest center of gravity possible. That means keeping weight to a minimum. We achieved that by using 1/8-inch thick plate steel for the bumper's outer shell. This is thicker material than the factory Modular steel bumper, but lighter weight than most heavy aftermarket bumpers which are made of thicker plate. But we did provide the beef where it counts, as the bumper shell mounts over our beefy Frame Brackets, which are made of 3/16" thick plate steel. The frame brackets provide the structural rigidity required to support the bumper's Recovery Tabs, Outrigger Braces for the bumper shell and a rigid attachment points for our Aluminum Front Skid, or the HNT Hidden Winch Skid Plate, or the factory skid. The weight of this beefy under-structure is concentrated where it is needed, and absent where it would be a waste.

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The 1" thick CNC machined Extreme Duty Recovery Tabs are fully incorporated into the beefy structure of the Frame Brackets and protrude through CNC laser-cut slots in the Bumper Shell. These Recovery Tabs accept standard heavy duty D-ring shackles and soft shackles, and are fully boxed and braced to handle the most severe recovery duty or even tow-bar attachments for flat towing. The Bumper Shell's center and outboard cut-outs are filled with removable CNC laser-cut mesh panels that may be painted a contrasting color by the end-user, if desired. The top-center cut-out will accommodate a variety of off-road lighting configurations (more information coming soon). The HNT Front Bumper is designed to be fully compatible with all currently available sensors and electronics, including parking sensors, panic-stop warning sensors and adaptive cruise control.

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A mounting bracket for installing up to four Rigid Industries DXL LED light pods (or similar) in the center section of the bumper is sold separately.

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The HNT Front Bumper is made entirely of 1/8" and 3/16" thick mild steel plate, CNC laser cut, precision brake-formed, and professionally fixture welded for a consistent fit and finish. Premium hardware and detailed installation instructions are included. HNT Front Bumper comes standard with a durable multi-stage semi-gloss black powder coat finish. For those who wish to paint or coat it a custom color, the bumper may be special-ordered raw (please allow extra production time).

The HNT Front Bumper pairs well with either our HNT Aluminum Skid (available now) or our HNT Hidden Winch Skid (available now for 2.3L, coming soon for 2.7L). Learn more about the HNT bumper or place your order on our website HERE, to get in on our initial production run which will be completed and begin shipping out around November 1st. This weekend we're showing it to the public for the first time at the Off-Road Expo in Pomona, California. If you're in the area we'd love to show it to you in person!

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Looks great!
 
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Thanks @Weekends & Waypoints for the great shots and writeup for the HNT Front Bumper!

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Check out his writeup and additional pics in THIS THREAD. And Corbin produced an awesome install video, CLICK HERE to check it out on his YouTube channel (don't forget to subscribe, he's been making some great Bronco content!). And of course go to OUR WEBSITE to grab your own HNT Front Bumper from Lobo Off-Road!

 
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All Lobo Off-Road Bumpers are now available in an optional finish: Mica Armor Coat is a super durable polyester powder coat finish with excellent weather resistance properties for high performance and architectural applications. It has built-in UV resistance to reduce fade over time, which is especially important for vehicles that spend their time outside and on the trail rather than in the garage. This polyester powder coat is thicker and more durable than typical coatings, better able to resist scuffs, scratches and chipping. Mica Armor Coat is dark gray in color, with a light 3D Metallic flake (see Finish close-ups in Image Gallery). Please allow up to two weeks additional lead time for Mica Armor Coat.

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The standard finish on all Lobo Bumpers is still our Light-Textured Black Powder Coat:

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Hello guys, I wanted to post a side profile view to demonstrate how little our HNT bumper and WNC skid intrudes on the approach angle. I attended the bronco super celebration event in Colorado this past week and many comments were made how many company's talk about how great the approach angle is or only take photos at certain angles and the end user being disappointed when they received the product. I would like to be upfront about out product and really show some of our key features. Front face of the bumper is equivalent to the modular bumper in the center ( more clearance on the ends) and the WNC skid is not enough to claim a certain amount within the factory steal skid that comes with the mod bumper, However the profile of the skid fits within the factory skid and has more clearance on the sides

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Generic message to all who are attending the off-road expo in Pomona this weekend. The Lobo Off-Road bronco will be in the Optima battery area on display, for all who wanted to check things out in person. I will be there all three days. Any that would like to save shipping, I can bring orders to the event for pick up.
 

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Just got my HNT front bumper done yesterday. Chris was kind enough to help with the install. Didn't have a chance to snap some pictures since it was a 4.5 hour drive home after but look forward to checking it out today. I'll update with pictures and a (semi)detail of the install. Very impressed with the amount of professionalism from the owner, Chris, and how "Downhome American" his operation is. This guy works hard and pumps out a very thought out product. Cant wait to run it through the trail tests. The amount of R&D that goes in is not given enough credit and deserves lots of recognition. Crazy engineering into these bumpers!! LOBO OFFROAD IS LEGIT!!
 
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Just got my HNT front bumper done yesterday. Chris was kind enough to help with the install. Didn't have a chance to snap some pictures since it was a 4.5 hour drive home after but look forward to checking it out today. I'll update with pictures and a (semi)detail of the install. Very impressed with the amount of professionalism from the owner, Chris, and how "Downhome American" his operation is. This guy works hard and pumps out a very thought out product. Cant wait to run it through the trail tests. The amount of R&D that goes in is not given enough credit and deserves lots of recognition. Crazy engineering into these bumpers!! LOBO OFFROAD IS LEGIT!!
thank you for the kind words!!! It was a pleasure meeting you and hope you enjoy the product!!!
 
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Hey Lobo. Wanted to check and see how the R&D on the tubular rear bumper is coming along.
Unfortunately I don't have a time estimate on the Lobo Off-Road tubular series bumpers, but I can say that it will be a while as I have several other projects ahead of them. I need to clone myself LOL.
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