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Unread 02-29-2012, 10:29 PM   #61
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looks great!

Isn't not having your license plate illuminated illegal?

what is you bumper made out of? does it flex because of the weight at all?
Thanks, I forgot to show you guys this.
Cute little light up frame.




It also turns red (RICE!) but I think I might wire this into the brake light so when I hit the brakes it acts as another brake light.




No the bumper doesn't flex at all but the factory style mounts do, I will be running channels down the frame and that will be part of this thread.

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I see you also twizzled your scart lead. Well done! :thumbsup:
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Unread 02-29-2012, 10:37 PM   #62
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Oh yeah and I started breaking down the carrier, going to start cleaning up welds and whatnot.


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I see you also twizzled your scart lead. Well done! :thumbsup:
92 XJ with ARB's, 5" lift, too much armor, 33's and some other garbage
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Unread 03-01-2012, 01:58 AM   #63
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Definitely do the brake light. I like that idea.
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Unread 03-01-2012, 10:07 AM   #64
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nice bumper build me one? lol
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Unread 03-01-2012, 11:41 AM   #65
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nice bumper build me one? lol
You can buy the one TimXJ just built, this one is for me
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I see you also twizzled your scart lead. Well done! :thumbsup:
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Unread 03-01-2012, 12:45 PM   #66
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That is one good lookin' swing out.
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Unread 03-01-2012, 02:08 PM   #67
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nice bumper build me one? lol
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You can buy the one TimXJ just built, this one is for me
yes, you can buy mine, but were two states apart..
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Unread 03-02-2012, 12:00 PM   #68
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Going to get off my *** soon and start working on it some more, I want to start boxing the bumper in and at least cut into the floor of the jeep some
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I see you also twizzled your scart lead. Well done! :thumbsup:
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Unread 03-02-2012, 01:41 PM   #69
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Holy awesome looking! Great job! Might have to use this as a reference for when i build mine after basic
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Unread 03-02-2012, 06:38 PM   #70
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Working on boxing it in.





Adding a little flair.




The backing plate with holes so it can be welded from the back.




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I see you also twizzled your scart lead. Well done! :thumbsup:
92 XJ with ARB's, 5" lift, too much armor, 33's and some other garbage
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Unread 03-02-2012, 06:43 PM   #71
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Sometimes a restoration project is a labor of love, at which point cost, time, and labor involved become irrelevant.
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I see you also twizzled your scart lead. Well done! :thumbsup:
92 XJ with ARB's, 5" lift, too much armor, 33's and some other garbage
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Unread 03-02-2012, 06:45 PM   #72
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Started sculpting the braces for the outside plates then I got tired.



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Sometimes a restoration project is a labor of love, at which point cost, time, and labor involved become irrelevant.
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I see you also twizzled your scart lead. Well done! :thumbsup:
92 XJ with ARB's, 5" lift, too much armor, 33's and some other garbage
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Unread 03-02-2012, 08:42 PM   #73
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Tommorow I will box it in and finally cut the floor
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Sometimes a restoration project is a labor of love, at which point cost, time, and labor involved become irrelevant.
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I see you also twizzled your scart lead. Well done! :thumbsup:
92 XJ with ARB's, 5" lift, too much armor, 33's and some other garbage
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Unread 03-02-2012, 08:59 PM   #74
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wait, why are you cutting the floor?
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Unread 03-02-2012, 09:55 PM   #75
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To weld the support channels to the back of the bumper. I know, I could make them and slide them into the frame but this way will be so much easier. I dont feel like dicking around pulling it on and off 100 times. I've also already put frame stiffeners on the outside so I now want to run bolts horizontally and vertically.

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I see you also twizzled your scart lead. Well done! :thumbsup:
92 XJ with ARB's, 5" lift, too much armor, 33's and some other garbage
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