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Old 04-19-2019, 08:50 PM   #21
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Without measuring the bumper on the sport we have here, that sounds way too big - the defender bumper is approx 7.5" wide.

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Sorry to dig up an old post, but I am trying to confirm the actual width of the Wertymade WM-65 TRX-4 Sport Wrap Around Flat Top Front Bumper. The description on all websites I've seen it listed on says it is 9.75" wide - which would be way too wide for the Sport body.

Anyone ever buy one of those Wertymade "wrap around" bumpers specifically for the TRX-4 Sport?
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Old 04-28-2019, 11:06 PM   #22
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I went ahead and bought one. WM-65 TRX-4 Sport Wrap Around Flat Top Front Bumper is indeed 9.75" wide. I mocked it up to my Sport, and the wings stick out about 1/4" past the fender flares. I think they would get hung up a lot. I realize I could cut them down a bit, but I think I'm going to try a different bumper altogether. In addition to being quite wide, the Wertymade bumper mounts to the outside of the frame rails, and where the slots are in the mounting brackets to bolt it on don't really allow you to mount it very close to the body. It's going to stick out quite a bit. May fine another use for it, but I don't think it's right for my Sport.
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Old 04-29-2019, 07:00 AM   #23
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Sounds like Wertymade didn't do their homework on this one. Thanks for the review.
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Old 05-01-2019, 02:36 PM   #24
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Make your own out of a sheet of delrin, sketch it out, cut out with band saw, trim to exact dimensions with bandsaw and sanding wheel. Hardest part was getting the two square mount pegs properly spaced and sized. Start a little wider than you want in case it's not perfectly centered, then trim the ends to length. I used some 3/8" or so and shaved the thickness slightly where it inserts to the Traxxas bumper mounts. While I was at it, flipped both F/R mounts for better clearance.
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