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front bumper

I decided awhile back that I didn't like the design I had for the 'stinger' style tube bumper I had made. So after I was inspired by a design of Jason's, I came up with this bumper. I started it a few days ago and have alot to do with it still, but I figured some people would be interested in it. The specs for what you see:

tube for winch to mount: 2" x 3", .180 (3/16") wall

front/main tube: 2-1/2" x 5", .250 (1/4") wall

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holy crap that is huge!

i like it. didnt think you could jam that winch further under there?
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I like it but it doesn't seem to flow with the body. I mean its sticking out a lot and there are huge gaps on either side. Still looks beefy though.
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nice work, i bet it looks even better with the winch
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Looks good so far...
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Looks beefy!! Love the High-steering.
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holy crap that is huge!

i like it. didnt think you could jam that winch further under there?
If I did, woulda had to cut into the grill as Jey did and I just didn't feel like going there, especially because it would have only netted me another 2" further back. In heinsight maybe I'll change my mind and rethink it. But I'll cross that bridge we I get to it.

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I like it but it doesn't seem to flow with the body. I mean its sticking out a lot and there are huge gaps on either side. Still looks beefy though.
..just waaaiiiitt 'til its complete, then you might change your opinion
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I figured you wouldn't leave it like that. I can't wait to see what it looks like.
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I like it but it doesn't seem to flow with the body. I mean its sticking out a lot and there are huge gaps on either side. Still looks beefy though.
I agree, but I'm sure it will look & flow better when it's done! Keep up the good work.
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yeah I can't wait to see it.
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Okay so now everyone can form their 'near final' opinion of my front bumper as it is thhiiiiiiiiiiiiiiss close to being done! All that is left to be done is a couple D-Ring hanger blocks and a couple of tabs for lights.

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Looks good... you might as well through a hitch receiver in there while you're at it
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Looks good... you might as well through a hitch receiver in there while you're at it
Thanks. Hitch reveiver not gonna happen, up front anyhow. With two D-rings it's all the same; I'll be just fine.
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that'll push anything out of the way
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Not bad, I think I would of sacrificed the grille to mount it back a few more inches.

Could tell me what this measurement is?

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looks huge from the front!

looks good though
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Zack you ready to build me one.lol
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ha....about time to se if u can stop a dump truck...cuz i think u can...looks good though man
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Zack you ready to build me one.lol
I already have plans to build me one... sounds good if your next or first, dont matter to me.

BTW I will probably have your sliders done in the next few weeks. I want to finish them up when i get home.
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personaly i hate it i dont like those front bumpers but it looks good on you truck just not my style i thought you were guna use some plate and fill it in a little more and make it look not for far from the body and make it a little more stream line but w.e it looks good i know how much work can go into something like that just not my style good work man. i bet you have alot of blood sweat and beer in on this one. lol
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I have to say it is not really my style either , BUT, I do like it. you did a great job..Like the others said I think I would have liked to see it get tucked in a bit more..WELL, I really like the Bumper! I am just not into stingers on a ranger..O-Well...Keep up the great work
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i wasn't thinking i would want a huge bumper


but that gave me all the inspiration i need!
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I think it looks great. Looks like one hell of a job on the fabrication to.

Good work.
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what did you do with your old bumper?
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