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View Poll Results: Roll Pan or Bumper
Bumper 9 14.06%
Roll Pan 46 71.88%
I like both, but since I'm lazy, the bumper is already on the truck. 9 14.06%
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Old 07-26-2010, 09:21 PM
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When I bought my 1998 Ram SS/T new, it had a roll pan on it. I thought the truck looked kinda goofy with the roll pan and 4x4 stance. On went the bumper. Since I've lowered it, I am thinking about putting the roll pan back on. The bumper offers way more protection than the roll pan. Being rear-ended scares me. The bumper has saved my tailgate and/or bed twice. I backed into a light pole at a restaurant and backed into my work truck while backing a trailer (don't ask).

Here is my truck with the bumper:


Here is one with a roll pan I found on another forum:

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Old 07-26-2010, 09:44 PM
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No question...............I love a nice smooth Butt..........Roll pan all the way
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tough call. I like the looks of the pan, but I also am a practical person and the bumper can save a lot $$ in minor scrapes/bumps.
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Roll pan bay-be!!!!!
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BTW, I still have the factory roll pan.
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I'm with RootBeer, I like it both ways, but same as he said, the practicality of the bumper wins it for me.

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What can I say, I'm a roll-pan kinda guy
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On that truck I would say ROLL PAN without a doubt.
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