M17 Black Cover BOX Bumper
M17 Black Cover BOX Bumper
Black Cover BOX Bumper M17 is the new version of the notorius Modular Bumper of Equipe 4×4, built from the 2012 since the first half of the 2017.
Today, after 5 years is still one of the most innovative and interesting products on the aftermarket accessory for Land Rover, equipping the best Defender around the world.
This is the reason why during the 2017 to design a new version of the Modular Bumper and the M17 has been improved on the functionality and in the aesthetic aspect.
The aesthetic interventions on the Black Cover BOX Bumper M17 has been carried out on the profile, giving the bumper a more attractive appearance, slender and modern. The logo has been replaced with an external platelet in stainless steel with the full Equipe 4×4 Logo and not just the E.
More interesting are the technical intervention aimed to more functional the Black Cover BOX Bumper M17, we have improved and increased the predispositions for possible additional headlights.
The anchoring support for the new dedicated Skid Plate has been prepared, that to make it even more effective to impact we have made it possible to anchor even to the bumper, thus making bumper and slide a single module.
The last inteervention, but maybe the most important, is about the possibility to change the Bumper from Winch Version to BOX Version and viceversa. In the previous version it was necessary to replace specific parts to modify it from one to another version, now is not necessary anymore, the bumper will always be in the Winch Version and can become a BOX Version by adding the dedicated kit.
For the rest, the Black Cover BOX M17 has the exact same characteristics as the previous version.
Below we present the description, still current, of the old model.
One of a kind, the new Modular Equipe 4×4 Bumper opens a new way to trim your Defender. Its versatility makes it suitable to satisfy any need: you can use it to work, gathering with friends, trip with clubs, more or less challenging travels and Trial or Extreme Race.
The Defender and its versatility have inspired the development of this bumper, a unique accessory for many purpose. Every trim that can be carried on an Off-Road tend to be specific for just one purpose and often we are content of which has been realized. Now the choise of the bumper will be easier.
The Equipe 4×4 Modular Bumper is slimmer than the old Tubolar Bumper; given it’s construction in boxed sheets, results in less protruding but more roomy, where you can install big sized Winch like the new Warn Zeon.
Is composed by a universal central part prepared for Winch fixing, an Anti-Corrosion cover, a pair of Ends and a pair of Swivel Recovery Hook. On the inside, in a protect position you can find some Brackets to house two pair of supplemental lights (optional), while on the upper surface of the 2 Ends there are 2 usefull anodized aluminum non-slip plates, used like steps to have access on the Luggage Rack.
If your necessity is to have a robust and functional Bumper but you don’t want to install the Winch, the more suitable version for you is the BOX one completely closed by an hatch, covering a space to put a Strop and Hooks for towing or any kind of useful accessory to have on hand. If in future you realize that the Winch is a Major component for the equipment of the vehicle, it will be sufficient remove the door, remove the sustain brackets and substitute all with the mounting structure for the roller fairlead: here it is, in a few minutes and with modest financial commitment, your bumper will turn into a Winch carrier.
With a dedicated module you can also install the vertical Warn 8274 winch too.