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post #1 of 59 Old 03-23-2014, 04:14 PM Thread Starter
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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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post #2 of 59 Old 03-23-2014, 04:19 PM Thread Starter
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Start with the front bumper. Made out of 2X6 1/4 wall rectangle tubing.

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post #3 of 59 Old 03-23-2014, 04:25 PM Thread Starter
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Started with about 5' of tube. Add a bunch of big clamps.


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post #4 of 59 Old 03-23-2014, 04:27 PM Thread Starter
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Add a lot of heat, big rosebud and lots of force.

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post #5 of 59 Old 03-23-2014, 04:28 PM Thread Starter
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You end up with this.


All bent.


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post #6 of 59 Old 03-23-2014, 04:31 PM Thread Starter
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Then you end up with this.
Test fit.

Lookin good enough for me.

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post #7 of 59 Old 03-23-2014, 04:33 PM Thread Starter
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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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post #8 of 59 Old 03-23-2014, 04:42 PM Thread Starter
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Some twisting, measuring and figgering.


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post #9 of 59 Old 03-23-2014, 04:46 PM Thread Starter
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Get it all straight and level


Weld it up


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post #10 of 59 Old 03-23-2014, 04:48 PM Thread Starter
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Welded front and back


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post #11 of 59 Old 03-23-2014, 04:55 PM Thread Starter
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Next tack and weld the shackle mounts.



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Test fit






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Bracket time
First the pattern

Then put it on steel




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post #14 of 59 Old 03-23-2014, 05:23 PM Thread Starter
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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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post #15 of 59 Old 03-23-2014, 05:28 PM Thread Starter
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Brackets to weld on bumper.



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