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Unread 05-21-2009, 06:45 AM   #1
timmytimm3
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My Front Bumper Build

Material:

2x4 tube (1/4")
1/4" plate
BTF spider web gussets
Weld through D ring mounts

The D ring mounts are all the way through the 2x4, and the top plate sits underneith the swaybar mounts.





Bottom Tabs:



Winch Template:



Tacking the gussets:



Getting there:



Painted and mounted:



**Yes, I realize the winch is spooled backwards**


Next up, rear bumper with tire carrier and rocker guards


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Unread 05-21-2009, 08:05 AM   #2
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Can I recomend a little touch up paint on both ya Winch and Sway bar.?

Then it will look very nice and new
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Unread 05-21-2009, 08:43 AM   #3
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I plan on doing the whole frame over again when I get some time.
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Unread 05-21-2009, 11:29 AM   #4
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where did you get the gussets from. i relly like it. ik just got done doing the same thing but i dont have those. sweet!!!!!
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Unread 05-21-2009, 11:30 AM   #5
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Go here:

http://bluetorchfab.com/store/produc...products_id=27

and thanks
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Unread 05-21-2009, 11:56 AM   #6
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thanks for the mention, and thanks for the biz. Let me know if you need anything.

Dan
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Unread 05-21-2009, 11:56 AM   #7
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where did you get the gussets from. i relly like it. ik just got done doing the same thing but i dont have those. sweet!!!!!
Thanks for the order. They should be out the door and on the way today.

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Unread 05-22-2009, 06:50 AM   #8
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i have a sugestion for your d ring mounts, when i made mine i welded washers on each side to make the mounts thicker so the d rings fir in there snug, ill be doing that to my back bumper today or next week.
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