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Unread 05-22-2014, 08:04 PM   #2116
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I think that would end up being a big "air brake" if it's closed in the rear like that. The drag it would produce at highway speeds would be pretty substantial. Might be more effective to do a bottom plate, top plate and side plates.. with the front and rear being open.
That's a great idea. You think you can fabricate that? I've got a rugged Ridge mounting kit so I just need the part surrounding the light.

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Unread 05-23-2014, 08:44 PM   #2117
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You wouldn't want to cover the heat sink fins anyway, that would probably not work out well for the light. Good luck on the project! Make sure you post pics when you get a finished design!!
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Unread 05-24-2014, 12:41 AM   #2118
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You wouldn't want to cover the heat sink fins anyway, that would probably not work out well for the light. Good luck on the project! Make sure you post pics when you get a finished design!!
I didn't even think about the fins and keeping it cool. I like the idea of using just a lower plate to block the light.

I am going to have to play with photoshop and keep my eyes open on the trails to figure out what will work best and still look good.

I'm open to any and all thoughts.

Eddie - I didn't mean to hijack your thread.
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Unread 05-25-2014, 04:59 PM   #2119
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Nah.. this thread is open to pretty much whatever. I don't mind.
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Unread 05-25-2014, 10:53 PM   #2120
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Would you please send me a PM with pricelist for 89 YJ rear bumpers to 32073? Thank you.
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Unread 06-30-2014, 12:49 PM   #2121
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Unread 06-30-2014, 12:58 PM   #2122
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Back to the bumper anyway. A little concrete beating on a 3 year old ground pounder fab bumper. No sweat!

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Unread 07-13-2014, 09:36 PM   #2123
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Just got a tracking number from Eddie...super excited!
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Unread 07-15-2014, 01:26 AM   #2124
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Hopefully KK's are welcome here... Just about done on this one, BIG thanks to BESRK for supplying me some of the parts and sharing his techniques. Everything is solid and rattle free. That plate location is temporary, it actually goes in the center of the bumper in a recess.

Hopefully no one is using 56k bandwidth haha. (Dust cap on hinge not installed yet)
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Unread 07-15-2014, 07:57 AM   #2125
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Nice! I love the wraparound. Most people will put the tire on the passenger side especially if you're a solo driver. Just a thought.

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Unread 07-15-2014, 11:42 AM   #2126
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Thanks!

I put the wheel on the the driver side for better visibility esp during lane changes and backing into the street..
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Unread 07-27-2014, 03:23 PM   #2127
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Sent you a PM, haven't heard back.
Please PM me about a YJ rear bumper w/ tire carrier, thanks!
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Unread 07-29-2014, 01:54 PM   #2128
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PM sent, hope to hear from you soon
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Unread 08-08-2014, 08:21 PM   #2129
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Sorry for any delays in the PMs/Emails guys.. I'm currently in Cali teaching a few classes for the Army. My internet is kind of sporadic and it's tough for me to type on my cell with my fat mitts. I'll be back home next weekend and will catch up on all messages and forum business.
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Unread 08-28-2014, 02:45 PM   #2130
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Eddie: I've scoured this thread again, after several years not looking at it, and haven't run into the question or an answer yet: Why that latch? I've been looking at my handy Destaco catalog, and it seems that if one were to use the vertical-pull 344R instead, mounted on the "side" of the swing arm tube rather than the straight-pull clamp on the end of the tube. It would fold down against the swing arm, and just not have the handle sticking out in the way so much. You would have to add a small piece of angle iron or something to aim it the correct angled direction, but that's not any more work than the mounting plate that is on it as it is. It just seems to me that it would end up as a "cleaner" installation.

Edit: apparently didn't scour it hard enough: found it about four or five pages back.
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