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Unread 04-08-2008, 07:09 PM   #766
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Here is my custom fabbed rear bumper
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I love the clean wiring job. Is that for a 3rd brake light? I couldn't tell exactly in the picture if there was one in the center of the wheel.

Also, I've never seen the shock on there, but that looks like a good idea. Have you found it useful?

How much money do you think you have in the whole thing (if you don't mind me asking ) Great job.

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Unread 04-08-2008, 10:09 PM   #767
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Love the bumper, very clean. Where did you get the hinge for the swing away. yours looks very clean with the bearing cap.
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Unread 04-08-2008, 11:06 PM   #768
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He even has a shock/strut for the swing away! Talk about detail.
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Unread 04-09-2008, 02:17 AM   #769
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I like that idea. Not only helps open it, but keeps it from swinging wide. I might have to tack a couple pieces of steel on my LoD carrier and add something similar.
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Unread 04-09-2008, 09:05 PM   #770
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[QUOTE= AtoZ Fabrication has a lot of premade parts for bumper fab. Thatís where I got my hinge and clevis mounts. [/QUOTE]

Thanks, The pivot for the carrier was what I was most concerned about. I had considered hacking a trailer hub, or something similar, but this takes all the guess work out. I will be calling up A to Z Fab for sure
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Unread 04-09-2008, 09:07 PM   #771
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Here is my custom fabbed rear bumper

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Great work on the bumper..... Plus I had to give props to a fellow Ida-HO
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Unread 04-09-2008, 09:56 PM   #772
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I added some mirror re-locating brackets for when I remove the doors. The door straps are too long and the door hits the mirrors.

SO I made some titanium brackets to move the stock brackets forward so the door doesn't hit the mirrors.

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Unread 04-10-2008, 03:45 AM   #773
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I added some mirror re-locating brackets for when I remove the doors. The door straps are too long and the door hits the mirrors.

SO I made some titanium brackets to move the stock brackets forward so the door doesn't hit the mirrors.

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Mirrors and bracket

no click for your pics & btw, I believe the lower portion of that mirror should be removed to correctly mount to your bracket! It looks kinda funny spaced out like that
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Unread 04-10-2008, 08:45 AM   #774
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no click for your pics & btw, I believe the lower portion of that mirror should be removed to correctly mount to your bracket! It looks kinda funny spaced out like that
I've got the same ones, they are for putting totally-unchanged stock mirrors on w/o doors. (Kinda a pita actually, i'm prolly gonna get rid of them this summer. But it has 2 big advantages - its cheap cuz you already have mirrors, and it works w/ and w/o doors.) Passenger side is basically useless, but driver side is ok for me (and doesn't hit the door - i prolly have it rotated one click farther out than the OP)
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Unread 04-10-2008, 10:02 AM   #775
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I've got the same ones, they are for putting totally-unchanged stock mirrors on w/o doors. (Kinda a pita actually, i'm prolly gonna get rid of them this summer. But it has 2 big advantages - its cheap cuz you already have mirrors, and it works w/ and w/o doors.) Passenger side is basically useless, but driver side is ok for me (and doesn't hit the door - i prolly have it rotated one click farther out than the OP)
I understand how they work. I had some on a '98 TJ I owned a few years ago. However, he has them installed with the bottom portion of the mirror still attached. The way I understand it and the way they worked on my TJ, they are designed to use the factory mirror, but you are supposed to unbolt the mirror and arm from the bracket that attaches to the door. Then you bolt just the mirror and the arm to the new bracket.

Anyone else see what I see? Maybe I'm looking at the picture wrong. . . . .
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Unread 04-10-2008, 10:15 AM   #776
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put some 3/4" spacers on to get a little more lift.
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Unread 04-10-2008, 11:44 AM   #777
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The way I understand it and the way they worked on my TJ, they are designed to use the factory mirror, but you are supposed to unbolt the mirror and arm from the bracket that attaches to the door. Then you bolt just the mirror and the arm to the new bracket.

Anyone else see what I see? Maybe I'm looking at the picture wrong. . . . .
http://www.quadratec.com/products/13125_02.htm

They just have 3 holes in the same spacing as the door holes, and 3 nut/bolt sets.

I think you are talking about the ones from http://www.links4jeeps.com/writeups/..._mirrormovers/ which looks a lot nicer. (http://www.quadratec.com/products/13125_00.htm)
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Unread 04-10-2008, 01:15 PM   #778
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Wow, cool ideas on here! I went through all the pages hoping to find one thing though. A homemade "sunrider" or "fliptop" in a factory or replace-a-top! I found one way to do it: http://www.stu-offroad.com/otherwrit.../sunroof-1.htm

But I think there has to be a way w/o cutting the factory hardware, or something. Anyone try this yet?!
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Unread 04-10-2008, 03:13 PM   #779
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door storage cart.

Well my dad had some 2x4 wood laying around at the side of the house so i decided to make a door storage cart, I didn't want to pay $140. I had help from my dad cause he didn't like the first one I had made so this is what the finish product looks like.

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Unread 04-10-2008, 03:16 PM   #780
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Well my dad had some 2x4 wood laying around at the side of the house so i decided to make a door storage cart, I didn't want to pay $140. I had help from my dad cause he didn't like the first one I had made so this is what the finish product looks like.

Total amount $0.


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