Steel Bumpers

Aug
24
2020

Here's How Buying US Made Products Benefits The Economy

There are many reasons to buy products made in the USA . For example, one of the hallmarks of a high quality steel bumper is the fact that it’s made in the USA . It's because steel quality...

Jul
31
2020

Why You Should Only Buy Steel Bumpers Made In The USA

A steel bumper is a big investment. The best way to make sure that you get the most value for your money is to buy a steel bumper that's made in the USA. Here are 3 good reasons why it's a good...

Jul
16
2020

New 1st Gen Bronco Fitment Steel Bumpers From Throttle Down Kustoms

If you drive a first-generation Bronco (1966-1977) you can now outfit your classic vehicle with a custom steel bumper from Throttle Down Kustoms. Our TDK Bronco lineup includes a...

Apr
22
2020

How Thick Should A Steel Bumper Be?

When you’re in the market for a steel bumper, you'll find a lot of choices available. Where do you start? You'll be on the right track if you make a decision based on the bumper's...

Apr
15
2020

Are Steel Bumpers Safer Than The OEM Factory Truck Bumpers?

Do you need to replace your bumper? Or are you thinking about upgrading to a steel bumper? Bumpers exist to protect your vehicle in an accident. So you may be wondering how safe a steel bumper...

Mar
17
2020

Do Steel Bumpers Cause Problems With Parking Sensors?

There are many great reasons to install a steel bumper on your truck . The most common reasons are: Durability Style Protection Features, such as recovery points Despite...

Feb
26
2020

Do Steel Bumpers Rust?

We’ve had a lot of customers ask us if steel bumpers rust. So we’ve created this comprehensive guide to answer the question. In this guide, we’ll explore: The relationship...

Jan
14
2020

Most DIY Steel Bumper Plans And Kits Are Garbage

We don't want to name names - and we're obviously a bit biased - but we think most DIY steel bumper plans and kits are garbage. Yes, garbage. Here's why: Most plans and kits have no...

Dec
6
2019

What's The Best Steel Bumper Brand For Your Jeep?

An off-road trail is a Jeep's natural habitat, but Jeep didn't build its stock bumpers for off-road use. If you take your Jeep off-roading often, you may want to invest in a steel bumper....

Dec
4
2019

What's The Best Steel Bumper Brand For Your Ford Transit Van?

A fleet of Ford Transits is a large investment, so it only makes sense to outfit them with steel bumpers. When it comes to protection, steel bumpers go a long way. Why Get A Custom Steel Bumper...

Aug
30
2019

6 Signs Your Aftermarket Bumper Is High Quality

The purpose of having bumpers on your truck is to protect the front and rear ends of the vehicle. That's why just any old bumper wouldn't do the trick. Most (if not all) aftermarket bumpers are...

Apr
17
2019

How To Rip A Bumper Off A Truck

When you have a truck, you're seen as a useful hero among your family and friends . There are quite a few things you could do with a truck that you cannot do with a regular ol' sedan. For...

Sep
26
2018

The Best Steel Super Duty Aftermarket Bumpers You’ll Find

When you have a Super Duty, aftermarket bumpers are the way to go. It’s because OEM Super Duty bumpers are typically made with aluminum, which doesn’t provide much protection. If...

Sep
25
2018

3 Reasons to Buy A TDK Steel Bumper Instead of an OEM Ford Super Duty Bumper

Looking for a new bumper for your Ford Super Duty? Before buying an OEM replacement bumper, consider getting a Throttle Down Kustoms (TDK) steel bumper instead. Why? Three great reasons:...

Aug
16
2018

Do Not Build Your Own Steel Bumper Until You Read This

It may be tempting to build your own steel bumper for your truck. It’s inexpensive and you get to customize the bumper any way you want. However, this type of project is not for everybody....

Jul
31
2018

What To Look For In A Heavy Duty Steel Bumper For Trucks

Once you’re ready to buy a heavy-duty steel bumper for your truck, you’ll save a lot of time and energy if you know what to look for in one. So how can you find a bumper that offers...

Jul
20
2018

How Much Do Steel Bumpers Weigh?

A steel plate bumper is a great upgrade for any truck. Steel plate bumpers are durable, versatile, and stylish. They weigh more than stock bumpers, though, and may change your truck’s...

May
13
2018

The Downsides Of DIY Steel Bumpers

Weld it yourself steel bumpers (aka DIY steel bumpers) are increasingly popular, and while we don't mind the idea of consumers building their own bumpers, there are quite a few issues with this...

Apr
27
2018

What’s The Best Steel Bumper Brand For Your Toyota Truck?

Every Tacoma and Tundra deserves a strong and durable steel bumper. Body damage can be costly, and a steel bumper offers an incredible amount of protection from debris and other hazards on the...

Apr
16
2018

Looking for the Best Steel Bumper for Your Ford Truck?

Though late model Fords are built with a military-grade aluminum body, their stock bumpers don't offer the level of protection a working truck needs. Whatever year Ford truck you have, a...

Mar
28
2018

The Best Steel Bumpers for Your Dodge/Ram Truck

Back in the days before aftermarket auto parts hit the shelves, a stock bumper was considered adequate. In today’s world, you’re probably looking for something more rugged and durable...

Feb
28
2018

The Best Steel Bumper for Your GMC Truck

The GMC Sierra is a well built, reliable truck. However, its stock bumper isn’t made to offer the kind of protection many Sierra owners are looking for. That’s why a premium...

Feb
6
2018

Finding The Best Custom Steel Bumper For Your Chevy Truck

Upgrading to a steel bumper is one of the best things you can do for your Chevy truck. There are many reasons to ditch your stock bumper in favor of a custom steel bumper, the most important...

Dec
19
2017

The Pros And Cons Of Making Your Own Steel Bumper

Entertaining the idea of building your own steel bumper? We’re going to help you determine if it’s the best option for you. First of all, this is a workable solution only if you...

Nov
21
2017

3 Good Reasons To Upgrade To A Heavy Duty Steel Bumper On Your Work Truck

So you've got a new heavy-duty truck ready to be put to good use. Is it really ready, though? Are the stock factory bumpers on your work truck up to the task of the daily grind? ...

Oct
4
2017

What Does a Ready-to-Paint Steel Bumper Really Mean?

While the term "ready-to-paint steel bumper" seems self-explanatory, each bumper manufacturer has their own idea about what this term means. For some, ready-to-paint means "bare metal." For...

Sep
26
2017

3 Reasons To Upgrade To A Steel Bumper On Your Ford Super Duty

A Ford Super Duty truck has a lot to offer: a military-grade aluminum-alloy body, high payload, and best in class torque. You can’t go wrong with one of these beasts. The stock bumpers on...

Sep
19
2017

Why It's A Great Idea To Install A Steel Bumper On Your Ram

Powered by a 6.7L turbo-diesel engine or a 6.4L V8 engine, the Ram 2500 and 3500 can haul up to 17,900 pounds and 31,200 pounds when properly equipped. But does the Ram’s OE bumper have what...

Sep
5
2017

Why Add A Steel Bumper To Your Silverado/Sierra HD Truck?

Got a heavy-duty variant of the Chevy Silverado or GMC Sierra? If so, we think you made the right choice. Both trucks are strong and reliable, sport high-strength steel frames, and have a...

Jun
20
2017

The Pros And Cons Of Adding A Steel Bumper To Your Truck

Entertaining the idea of swapping out your factory bumper for a steel one? You've come to the right place. Factory bumpers don’t usually offer the protection your truck needs for...