1979-95 Shortbed Pickup and 4Runner

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Marlin Crawler Rear Bumper, updated pictures coming soon!Prototype rear bumpers!Prototype rear bumpers!Pictures from the trail!Pictures from the trail!

We are bringing our famous rear bumpers back!!!

We are very close to resuming production of our 1979-1995 Shortbed Pickup and 4Runner Rear Rock Crawling tube bumper and would like to start gathering a list of interested customers! An ETA for production is within 30 days.

Please click the "Notify when in stock" button and we'll send an automatic email to everyone the moment they are ready to ship! Thank you!


Rocks are hard. Fight back with with our tough American-made USA steel rear bumpers.

Our rear bumpers are built by our heavy duty metalwork subsidiary Locktup4x4 & Fabrication to fit your specific vehicle. Made from 1-3/4" round .120 USA tubing and designed with a 4-bolt frame mount system with side bracing. The end result is a rigid bumper that can easily bear the load of your truck with a Hi-lift jack or anchor point while also having a low profile ideal for Rock Crawling.

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Key Features:
  • NEW! This one bumper is now compatible with all 1st/2nd/3rd-gen Shortbed Hilux Pickups and 1st/2nd-gen 4Runners!
  • NEW! Locktup4x4 Roadrunner step plate
  • NEW! We've brought back our classic corner protection vertical uprights that extend protection as much as possible while still allowing the tailgate to function
    • This is our original design that was custom built for The Crawler Truck 14-years ago!
  • Two intermediate support beams for increased rear impact strength
  • Enlarged receiver hitch rear bracket for adding additional towing support beams
  • Increased side protection length - now closer to the rear tire for maximum body protection!

Our unique receiver design does not interfere with the stock spare tire location nor the tailgate, which was a challenge since we use heavy duty D.O.T.-recommended seamless square 2.5" x 1/4"-wall receiver tubing. Watch out for other bumper manufactures who cut corners by welding multiple separate pieces to "build" receivers not in accordance to government transportation safety laws.

They are shipped unpainted. We recommend using Restoleum spray paint or powdercoat to give it a lasting finish. Also, for most applications, two small body notches are required on the bed skirt below the tail gate hinges to clear our sturdy 1/4" thick integrated frame mount rails.

These bumpers are well made and could in theory tow a variety of trailers well, however, they are not rated and we do not have any weight or tongue loading information. This is a well made Rock Crawler bumper that also happens to be a very nice full daily driver replacement bumper.

Consider reading this comparison tech article of our USA steel strength.

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WARNING: Products we sell can expose you to chemicals which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.p65warnings.ca.gov.

1979-95 Shortbed Pickup and 4Runner Rear Bumper Pictures

NEW: All Rear Bumpers now feature our Locktup4x4 "Roadrunner" Step Plate!

Pictures from Dusy/Ershim, Rubicon, and Moab!

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