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Unread 03-30-2013, 09:46 AM   #91
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p.s , looking for something real cheap to weld onto the front for a pull point if anyone has any ideas. No hooks though.

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Unread 03-30-2013, 10:05 AM   #92
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I have 2 extra tow hoops like a welded on the front of mine if u want them, u can have them. I took them of a 450 lb industrial dryer. They use similar ones on Mack trucks, they have threads so u can cut a hole and bolt them to ur bumper or cut the threads off and weld them on like I did. U dont have to use 2, I just happen to have 2 extra. Here's a pic of what I mean, they've saved my arse a few times already.


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I won't b in town this weekend, but if u want them netime after Sunday u can have em. I forget what they r rated for but it's more than 10,000 pounds...

Sorry the pic is pretty poor, my rear axle is at the shop gettin regeared again so it's up on blocks. I had a leaky breather n went muddin, needless to say my gears got chewed to a point, literally.
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Unread 03-30-2013, 12:49 PM   #93
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I'd check Surplus City. They always seem to have some interesting things. Big weld or bolt on 'D' rings. They also have some bar stock that you could make your own shackle mounts out of. I plan on in the future getting some and selling them. The cheapest I have ever seen them is $20 online and a 4-6' section of stock was only like $37. If I ever get motivated ill let you know when I finish a set
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Unread 04-01-2013, 06:13 PM   #94
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PA_YJ19 , sure that would work great if you're sure you don't want them. I'd give ya something for them if you wanted. Never feel good about taking handouts.
I was at Surplus City 2 weeks or so ago looking. I did not look at any bar stock but I did pick around towards the right side of the inside of the building where the ropes and chains are and didn't see anything worth welding onto the jeep.
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Unread 04-02-2013, 05:33 PM   #95
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sure man, shoot me a pm n I can send u my address if you want to come pick them up sometime.
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Unread 04-03-2013, 03:06 PM   #96
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Thanks alot. consider it sent.
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Unread 04-05-2013, 09:01 AM   #97
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Spring Thaw '13....

Anyone wanting to attend that hasn't been to Doe Valley or doesn't know how to get to the Windber Stadium and is from the Altoona, Tyrone, State College area.

There will be a group meeting at Courtesy Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep in Altoona at 8:30am on May 18th. WE WILL be pulling out at 9:15 sharp and have a big 4x4 decent into Windber. Any questions call Courtesy @ 814.942.9000 (we are a sponsor again) and ask for Rich. Hope to see quite a few of you in my lot ready to wheel!!!!

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Unread 04-09-2013, 10:32 PM   #98
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Hey big thanks to PA_YJ19 for hooking me up with some tow points for the front of my jeep. Hopefully , I'll come close but never really need them . Thanks again guy.
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Unread 04-16-2013, 06:45 PM   #99
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locker install takes place tomorrow. lookin to try it out asap. Anyone doin' any wheelin lately? or is everybody hangin at the mall?
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Unread 04-17-2013, 11:22 AM   #100
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Lol we have a mall? I'm down to wheel this weekend if ud like. Got my rear axle back yesterday an got it bolted in, still have to connects the brakes, DS,socks and whatnot but ill prob b back in action by tomorow. Can't wait to try it out, I stretched the rear 2 inches with sum wagoneer springs.

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My new stance...
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Unread 04-17-2013, 01:28 PM   #101
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Where did you get the front stinger hoop. I want one.
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Unread 04-17-2013, 04:35 PM   #102
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My buddy bent it for me on a hydraulic bender at his work. I want to put a hoop around my headlights too then connect it on the sides to the stinger. I don't talk to the dude who did it nemore tho, mayb ill buy a bender eventually n have at it. U dont no neone in altoona with a bender by ne chance do ya?
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Unread 04-17-2013, 05:10 PM   #103
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I have a bender but can only do 45 degrees beforehand starts to kink the pipe. That's why I can't make my own stinger. What I can bend works for steps and sliders just not a good front hoop.
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Unread 04-17-2013, 05:52 PM   #104
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I have a bender but can only do 45 degrees beforehand starts to kink the pipe. That's why I can't make my own stinger. What I can bend works for steps and sliders just not a good front hoop.
U ever try filling the tube with sand and capping the ends with tape, then bending it. It helps stop it from kinking a little. I need to put steps on my sliders, every buddy bugs me about it. May have to have u bend me some.
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Unread 04-17-2013, 06:38 PM   #105
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Yea I tried it but stil only get about 60 degrees and its a pain to fill it and import it every time. Let me know if you want a set. Check out Tough as Nails Fabrication on Facebook.
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