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Old 08-14-2011, 09:58 PM
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well didnt get as much done as i wanted today since we aint got gas for the welder so ill have to get that on thursday.

but i got braces made for the bolt holes where the bracket bolts to the frame



cut a plate for the front of em so i can weld the bumper uprights to it (got one upright cut today, will end up makin the other tomorrow)


also got the main front bar cut and bent, it sits 6" from the grill to center of the pipe

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got a lil more done on the bumper, using up the welder gas before i fill it in the next couple days
got both up frame mounts tacked up and the uprights tacked to em with the main bar tacked to the uprights, gonna work on the sides tomorrow if its not rainin (got one piece tacked in place before it started rainin)


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went to town on the bumper today



this down bar has been the biggest PITA so far

made my own "body mounts" out of some like 1/2" thick pipe so i can weld the side down bars to it so its still a complete bolt on bumper, itll just be a pain to remove/remount
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Lookin pretty good, going to mount lights to it?
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yeah, after i got the top hoop on im gonna do some measuring and figure out how many and what configuration theyll be in
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Awesome man looks good, for christmas im getting front and rear bumpers made for my truck!
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Awesome man looks good, for christmas im getting front and rear bumpers made for my truck!
be sure to post pics when you get em next project will probably be the rear bumper
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Old 08-18-2011, 10:17 PM
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went at it again today, redid the passenger side corner down tube, made the drivers side corner down tube, and made the hoop, got about a third of the welding done





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I will for sure, and its looking good!
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well i finished welding it, ground down the welds, wire wheeled it, threw some paint on it and installed it today. its not perfect, but it is what is and what its for. gonna go try and find some material for the skid plate tomorrow


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