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Unread 10-22-2007, 07:30 PM   #286
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Not a really big deal but I bought some rubber isolators (those things are really hard to find! ) and I extended my bumpstops. Because of the backspacing on my wheel, I had to sand sandwich two 1" isolators together and sand one of them down. I did this on the left and right hand bumpstops on the tailgate. The bottom was fine.

I also raised my 3rd brake light.

The tire fits much better now and it is only slightly harder to clost than a stock tire. So I'm not worried about it. It's temporary anyways. But it's definitely a requirement (IMO) if you are going to mount a larger tire on your tailgate. Otherwise damage could occur really quick. It isn't really pretty, but I'm not trying to show off my bumpstops anyways.





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Unread 10-22-2007, 07:53 PM   #287
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bumpity bump bump

keep up the great ideas!
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Unread 10-22-2007, 09:37 PM   #288
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Unread 10-28-2007, 10:03 PM   #289
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I made a tire carrier. I've had the bumper for 3 years, ordered a bare steel tire carrier frame, built the rest. The bare steel frame and hinge came from www.tuffdesigns.com. This is only the 3rd or 4th thing I've made, and the first time I've used solid wire & Argon. Everything else I've done was with flux-core. Used a Lincoln Electric Pro-Mig 175 for all of this.

Here's the bumper on day 2, hinge welded on both top & bottom. Swing stops and latch stops done. I also fabricated that grey bench with flux-core.



Before gussets, latch attachment and caps are all done:


Adding gussets:


Hinge close up:


Finished, there are jerry can mounts and a hi-lift mount...just not bolt on here.


I still need to make the third brake light holder....gotta think about it for a while. Also going to make a trail rack and a CB antenna mount.

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Unread 11-02-2007, 09:33 AM   #290
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bumpin the thread back up
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Unread 11-02-2007, 12:59 PM   #291
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Unread 11-02-2007, 04:32 PM   #292
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Unread 11-02-2007, 09:50 PM   #293
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is that aluminum or just painted steel?

looks good. did you bend it all yourself?

edit: I was corrected, stainless.
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Unread 11-07-2007, 04:28 AM   #294
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I made a trunk for my 2004 sahara using some 3mm aluminium checker plate and a couple of folds, and trimmed the edges with some weather strip.
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Unread 11-07-2007, 07:56 AM   #295
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I made a trunk for my 2004 sahara using some 3mm aluminium checker plate and a couple of folds, and trimmed the edges with some weather strip.
nice, couple questions:

where do you get plate aluminum?
what did you use to make the folds?
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Unread 11-07-2007, 10:18 AM   #296
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my brother built me a hard top stand out of wood
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Unread 11-07-2007, 01:23 PM   #297
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How'd you secure that trunk to the tub?
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Unread 11-07-2007, 01:48 PM   #298
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I made a trunk for my 2004 sahara using some 3mm aluminium checker plate and a couple of folds, and trimmed the edges with some weather strip.
Looks good. More pics?
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Unread 11-07-2007, 04:22 PM   #299
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where did u get those taillights
Those look like the o r o LiteDOT lights to me... http://northridge4x4.com/proddetail.php?prod=ORO-DOTS
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Unread 11-07-2007, 05:00 PM   #300
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Thanks to all who have shared there cool ideas. This is a great thread, defiantly needs to be permanent.
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