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Unread 10-08-2010, 07:28 AM   #121
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lookin good so far!!!! looks like a good build you have going there
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Nice build! I must look in to the air lockers for my K5 and also for my future heep.
hopefully my next upgrade will be a full set of claytons for xmas

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Unread 11-18-2010, 02:52 AM   #122
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Great Ideas for my WJ 3". SICK Rock Pounder!
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Unread 12-05-2010, 02:08 PM   #123
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Well I have decided to build me own bumper.

Here are the beginnings of it. It is the basic frame waiting on the tire swing pieces to come then I am going to box it all in with 12 ga steel.






will add more as I progress, waiting on the kit now.

Tire Carrier Swingout Component Builders Kit
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We have room but for one flag, the American flag . . . We have room but for one language, and that is the English language . . . And we have room for but one sole loyalty...and that is a loyalty to the American people. T. Roosevelt 1919

2003 Grand Cherokee 4.0L Laredo

My Build Thread

A few goodies
http://s257.photobucket.com/albums/h...umb55839/jeep/

2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
A few Speed parts, fun to ride
http://www.zrxoa.org/

2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/h...mage0008-1.jpg

http://www.cnc4x4.org/

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Unread 12-11-2010, 10:56 AM   #124
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added swing arm pivot



base swing arm



closure



a little style



side closed in



top plate



angled back under



started boxing top in





top of side box





tire mount add



gusseted





still more work to do but got a lot done, need to do a lot of welding and a few more pieces to fill in gaps around door and fenders.
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2003 Grand Cherokee 4.0L Laredo

My Build Thread

A few goodies
http://s257.photobucket.com/albums/h...umb55839/jeep/

2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
A few Speed parts, fun to ride
http://www.zrxoa.org/

2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/h...mage0008-1.jpg

http://www.cnc4x4.org/

http://www.treadlightly.org/

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Unread 12-11-2010, 11:03 AM   #125
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Very nice set up... where in Durham you from. Im in the RTP area a lot (when i'm see'n family, dad is in Raleigh) But always happy to meet some local Jeepers!
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Unread 12-11-2010, 11:05 AM   #126
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Very nice set up... where in Durham you from. Im in the RTP area a lot (when i'm see'n family, dad is in Raleigh) But always happy to meet some local Jeepers!
Southern Durham near Streets at Southpoint
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2003 Grand Cherokee 4.0L Laredo

My Build Thread

A few goodies
http://s257.photobucket.com/albums/h...umb55839/jeep/

2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
A few Speed parts, fun to ride
http://www.zrxoa.org/

2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/h...mage0008-1.jpg

http://www.cnc4x4.org/

http://www.treadlightly.org/

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Unread 12-11-2010, 11:50 AM   #127
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thats cool, maybe i'll send ya PM sometime next time i'm out there. I go to the REI store over in South Point a lot.
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Unread 12-19-2010, 02:45 PM   #128
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I think the bumper is done, will take it off, add a few welds from the back side, weld up all the seams and the grind and paint.

I also think I am going to order a CO2 tank bracket and mount it on the drivers side for carrying my CO2 tank.







Add a cross bar that fits really tight and nice between the top of the receiver and the bottom of the horizontal bars I welded to the side of the hitch receiver mounting plats. I think it will nicely add to the strength, also may add a couple of verticals between it and the main cross piece once it is off for finishing.



Hopefully will be able to finish it up over holiday closure at work, then it is clayton time.
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We have room but for one flag, the American flag . . . We have room but for one language, and that is the English language . . . And we have room for but one sole loyalty...and that is a loyalty to the American people. T. Roosevelt 1919

2003 Grand Cherokee 4.0L Laredo

My Build Thread

A few goodies
http://s257.photobucket.com/albums/h...umb55839/jeep/

2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
A few Speed parts, fun to ride
http://www.zrxoa.org/

2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/h...mage0008-1.jpg

http://www.cnc4x4.org/

http://www.treadlightly.org/

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Unread 12-19-2010, 03:00 PM   #129
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Looks good!... love the extra line on the lower sides of the bumper... I like!
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Unread 12-19-2010, 03:13 PM   #130
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Looks good!... love the extra line on the lower sides of the bumper... I like!
it also covers the emission crap on the drivers side, I may look at relocating that up under the jeep in the future.
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We have room but for one flag, the American flag . . . We have room but for one language, and that is the English language . . . And we have room for but one sole loyalty...and that is a loyalty to the American people. T. Roosevelt 1919

2003 Grand Cherokee 4.0L Laredo

My Build Thread

A few goodies
http://s257.photobucket.com/albums/h...umb55839/jeep/

2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
A few Speed parts, fun to ride
http://www.zrxoa.org/

2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/h...mage0008-1.jpg

http://www.cnc4x4.org/

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Unread 12-23-2010, 03:25 PM   #131
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got some paint on it, after I welded up the seams and did some sanding. Not perfect but will until this spring when the weather is nicer and I can sand and paint it a little better.

















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We have room but for one flag, the American flag . . . We have room but for one language, and that is the English language . . . And we have room for but one sole loyalty...and that is a loyalty to the American people. T. Roosevelt 1919

2003 Grand Cherokee 4.0L Laredo

My Build Thread

A few goodies
http://s257.photobucket.com/albums/h...umb55839/jeep/

2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
A few Speed parts, fun to ride
http://www.zrxoa.org/

2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/h...mage0008-1.jpg

http://www.cnc4x4.org/

http://www.treadlightly.org/

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Unread 12-30-2010, 02:12 PM   #132
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updated pic with bumper finished


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2003 Grand Cherokee 4.0L Laredo

My Build Thread

A few goodies
http://s257.photobucket.com/albums/h...umb55839/jeep/

2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
A few Speed parts, fun to ride
http://www.zrxoa.org/

2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/h...mage0008-1.jpg

http://www.cnc4x4.org/

http://www.treadlightly.org/

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Unread 01-12-2011, 02:32 PM   #133
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Claytons are here, took it to the shop to getthe claytons welded on today, woo hoo
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We have room but for one flag, the American flag . . . We have room but for one language, and that is the English language . . . And we have room for but one sole loyalty...and that is a loyalty to the American people. T. Roosevelt 1919

2003 Grand Cherokee 4.0L Laredo

My Build Thread

A few goodies
http://s257.photobucket.com/albums/h...umb55839/jeep/

2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
A few Speed parts, fun to ride
http://www.zrxoa.org/

2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/h...mage0008-1.jpg

http://www.cnc4x4.org/

http://www.treadlightly.org/

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Unread 01-12-2011, 02:36 PM   #134
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What are you gunna do with your IRO LA's??? I want them!!!
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Unread 01-12-2011, 02:53 PM   #135
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What are you gunna do with your IRO LA's??? I want them!!!
posted in the classified area for sale.
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We have room but for one flag, the American flag . . . We have room but for one language, and that is the English language . . . And we have room for but one sole loyalty...and that is a loyalty to the American people. T. Roosevelt 1919

2003 Grand Cherokee 4.0L Laredo

My Build Thread

A few goodies
http://s257.photobucket.com/albums/h...umb55839/jeep/

2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
A few Speed parts, fun to ride
http://www.zrxoa.org/

2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/h...mage0008-1.jpg

http://www.cnc4x4.org/

http://www.treadlightly.org/

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