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front bumper in the making

So a few have asked me to post pictures of my front bumper that you see in my avy. Wasnt going to post pictures till it was clear done, but I figured I'd start the thread.

Here is the frame with the horns cut off.



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Top part of the sides, you can see the one splice, ran out of tube so i pieced 2 together.


Sides completed, even have room for 2 KCs (yeah you read that right stone )




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Looks good!

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That bumper looks awesome!
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omg... i gotta change my pants now.. looks badass zach.. cant wait to see the finished product
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Looks real good
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that is awesome. do you have any pics of the winch mounting surface and then how it is connected to the frame? i need some pics of how that is to show a company how i want it done so that they can build it since they only do prerunner type bumpers and need some basic guidelines. How do you plan on painting it if it is already welded on?
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very very nice cant wait to see it done
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not a big fan of the high loop, but if you made the bumper level with the bottom of the grille i think it would look awesome
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that is awesome. do you have any pics of the winch mounting surface and then how it is connected to the frame? i need some pics of how that is to show a company how i want it done so that they can build it since they only do prerunner type bumpers and need some basic guidelines. How do you plan on painting it if it is already welded on?
i cut it all off again so the bumper is on the welding bench.

i do have pics but i cant upload them right now.
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not a big fan of the high loop, but if you made the bumper level with the bottom of the grille i think it would look awesome
yeah not everyone likes the hoop but i wanted it ot be different
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oic sounds like that just might work so you can weld and paint it lol. you just goin to spray bomb it or get it powdercoated?
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Looks great man, glad to see some full pics not just avatars lol. I want something tubular like that but just without the stinger.
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Not usually a fan of stingers but yours looks well proportioned excellent job Beard!!


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Sides completed, even have room for 2 KCs (yeah you read that right stone )
Now where talking!!! lol get some Slims!!!
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oic sounds like that just might work so you can weld and paint it lol. you just goin to spray bomb it or get it powdercoated?
spray bombing it, it might need some changes later, once i have had it one a few years i will get them powdercoated
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right on man! looks great so when are you going to start the business and ill come up and work for you
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Not usually a fan of stingers but yours looks well proportioned excellent job Beard!!




Now where talking!!! lol get some Slims!!!
links? i am hoping to fit them in next to the winch
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right on man! looks great so when are you going to start the business and ill come up and work for you
lol, id love to, but not enough interested local people, maybe some tpye of web store.

i need my own shop, dad complains about the mess too much. lol
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slimlights in my opinion would be the best choice for your application. they dont need a deep mounting place but i do believe they are the same overall diameter as the regular light so that might be a factor. but by the looks of it they will fit as long as they are slimlights as it doesnt look like there is enough mounting depth to fit the regular kc lights
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here is the link that you requested from someone else for the slimlights and has the dimensions for the light housing.

http://www.kchilites.com/store/SlimL...inJQN7jJUc0RUn
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slimlights in my opinion would be the best choice for your application. they dont need a deep mounting place but i do believe they are the same overall diameter as the regular light so that might be a factor. but by the looks of it they will fit as long as they are slimlights as it doesnt look like there is enough mounting depth to fit the regular kc lights
yes slims will be the best.. 6"

and on daylighters as your referring to as regular. the mounting bolt is all the way in the back of the housing you dont need depth fyi...
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right where the yellow dots are i have 6-8 inches of depth

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I 100% recommend slims for 1 big reason. it will keep the light in the bumper so it shouldnt get directly smacked by things as much as a Daylighter
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Zach......congradulations......you have the first tubular front winch bumper that i actually like! Looks great!
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I 100% recommend slims for 1 big reason. it will keep the light in the bumper so it shouldnt get directly smacked by things as much as a Daylighter
slims are the fog light hshine or like an off-road shine? i dont want them as fog lights, more for longer distance bright lights.
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