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Finished up Headache Rack and Front Bumper

I finished the rack and bumper a couple days ago. Still need to plate my bumper and install fogs on it. So here is a few pics. Name:  DSC_0038-1.jpg
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looks good. guess its the night pics, but the headache rack looks a little tall.
if you were closer i'd have you build me some stuff.
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That bumper should look right nice all plated up
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What type of welder did you use?

Does that bumper feel plenty sturdy?
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What type of welder did you use?

Does that bumper feel plenty sturdy?
I used my brand new Lincoln Electirc Power MIG® 140C with a 75% Air 25% CO2 tank. And the bumper is pretty sturdy. This was my first time welding
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Hey how bout some more pics? How did u mount it?
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that headache rack looks nice, you actually went with the same approach on yours as i did with mine, looks good, and i like that bumper
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Hey how bout some more pics? How did u mount it?
Which one are you wanting to see how its mounted?
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The bumper. I see the one mount in the second pic but there has to be more than that
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bumper looks legit, wish I had a regular bed sometimes for a headache rack
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I seen one on a step side once and I liked it.
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if you're building it yourself you can make it for whatever you want!
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The bumper. I see the one mount in the second pic but there has to be more than that
if you look at the 1st pic i mounted it to the PA body lift bumper brackets also
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I finished the rack and bumper a couple days ago. Still need to plate my bumper and install fogs on it. So here is a few pics.
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How is this going, bumper plated over yet ?

The bumper should be interesting, how/where did you plan on mounting the Fogs ?

The headache rack looks tall, might be the angle of the pic, but it does look higher than most.

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AND the side supports… none ! there should be triangular supports on the outside edge of the rail angle iron support attaching to the rack, IT WILL BOUNCE AROUND !



This one is a Back Rack cut down from a style side bed to fit a Steppie.
The top bar was opened up for the 3rd brake light, so it is a little shorter than your BUT for me it works, for you it might not.

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This one is a Pro-Tech, not much difference in the top bar heights.

Just a pic for comparison, man, not criticizing.

If this is your first welding project you will be doing things in welding, nice work.

Sorry for the late response but better late then never.
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