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ANOTHER Rockridge4wd Creation!! Spare Tire Carrier Delete The Original 3/8" Ruffstuff Diff Cover!Even Better Heim Pricing! From Ruffstuff

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Unread 03-23-2014, 04:14 PM   #1
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MJ Commanche projects

Figured I would start a thread for my stuff here is I am not messing up everyone else's

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Unread 03-23-2014, 04:19 PM   #2
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Start with the front bumper. Made out of 2X6 1/4 wall rectangle tubing.
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Unread 03-23-2014, 04:25 PM   #3
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Started with about 5' of tube. Add a bunch of big clamps.

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Unread 03-23-2014, 04:27 PM   #4
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Add a lot of heat, big rosebud and lots of force.
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Unread 03-23-2014, 04:28 PM   #5
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You end up with this.


All bent.

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Unread 03-23-2014, 04:31 PM   #6
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Then you end up with this.
Test fit.

Lookin good enough for me.
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Unread 03-23-2014, 04:33 PM   #7
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Then need to add receiver and shackle mounts.
Figuring out spacing and layout.


Cut out some holes.
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Unread 03-23-2014, 04:42 PM   #8
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Some twisting, measuring and figgering.

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Unread 03-23-2014, 04:46 PM   #9
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Get it all straight and level


Weld it up

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Unread 03-23-2014, 04:48 PM   #10
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Welded front and back

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Unread 03-23-2014, 04:55 PM   #11
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Next tack and weld the shackle mounts.


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Unread 03-23-2014, 04:58 PM   #12
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Test fit





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Unread 03-23-2014, 05:07 PM   #13
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Bracket time
First the pattern

Then put it on steel



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Unread 03-23-2014, 05:23 PM   #14
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Where one of the brackets needs to end up. Plus you can see where the vaccum ball ended being relocated.


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Unread 03-23-2014, 05:28 PM   #15
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Brackets to weld on bumper.


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