Finally got around to building a bumper... PICS

Discussion in 'Body, Bumper, Cage and Flatbed Fab' started by Nikb47, Jul 19, 2009.


  1. Nikb47

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    It's not yet complete. It's pretty much just tacked together so far and I still have to add tabs for my d-rings, finish the bottom, and cut holes for my lights. I'm just using SMAW (stick welding.) I didn't build it big enough to fit a winch behind it but I thought I could set up some type of receiver and run a winch off of that so I could use it on the rear as well. I messed up a few times and you'll probably notice it :D: but here's some pics...



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    My free weatherguard tool box. I threw some leftover herculiner on it. :bigthumb:



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  6. Nikb47

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    Tool box installed.



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  7. Nikb47

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    I need more lift and bigger tires!!! :hack:
     
  8. crow5716

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    how thick is that metal you're using?



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    Don't you need more gap between the bumper and lights? IIRC the bumpers flex with the frame some.
     
  10. Nikb47

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    The steel is 3/16 except for the center section is 1/4 and It sits out away from the lights. the pics just make it look like it is right under the lights.
     
  11. lilredflatbed

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    That looks good I love that roadarmor kind of look. :bigthumb:
     
  12. Nikb47

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    Do you guys think i should cut the top down a little bit?
     
  13. Nikb47

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    No real progress lately except that I decided to go ahead and move it out a few inches to fit a winch behind it and I still need to cut holes for the lights and some other stuff. Here's a pic up in Sumpter Oregon on the way to our cabin.



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  14. Ramsport999

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    Looks great!! :bigthumb: :bigthumb:
     
  15. NewMexico Ram

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    looks great! you need to put some paint on it and post up more pics. :bigthumb:
     
  16. JoeMac

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    you should have thrown a winch on there. but other than that it looks clean.
     
  17. Nikb47

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    Yeah it's not finished yet. I am wanting to put a winch behind it but I don't have one right now and I'm not sure how I want to do it. I guess it's going to take me a little longer than i actually thought to fully complete this setup... :roll: :roll:
     
  18. Crazydude2500

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    i love it....dont worry making anything takes time...keep at it :bigthumb:
     
  19. JoeMac

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    yea take your time its no rush but great job on the the fab looks great
     
  20. JoeMac

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    do you have dimensions for the bumper u made by any chance looken to turn my ram into my bear huntin truck and it would just save some time making one then just to make my own plans
     

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