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Old 11-28-2009
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Question about bumper and fabrication.

ok so i have a question about a new bumper, well recently i was working on my truck and i dropped my ratchet on my front bumper and it left a small dent from it. I got to thinking, if this is what happens from a ratchet if i hit someone or something im going to be screwed. So i have looked through all ten pages at the fabrications that some of you guys have made and am very impressed. my question is how hard is it to make a ARB style bumper for my 01 ranger?? i was looking at ARB bumpers and i really love the design and the fact they look so mean and rugged. i really like wolfmans type of bumper. anyone have some pictures or ideas that i could go off of? Thanks guys! Im already learning so much from this site.
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I would just find a picture of the style you want and take it too a local shop. Unless you planned on building it yourself....
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just get a cattle guard from an old train.... who cares what happens to other peoples vehicles, your truck will be fine haha

my bumper is 1 3/4" .120 wall tubing and i have had the weight of my truck come down on it when i lawn darted it a while back and it only scuffed the paint... not much is needed to make a strong bumper
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just get a cattle guard from an old train.... who cares what happens to other peoples vehicles, your truck will be fine haha

my bumper is 1 3/4" .120 wall tubing and i have had the weight of my truck come down on it when i lawn darted it a while back and it only scuffed the paint... not much is needed to make a strong bumper
Why dont you post pictures of said bumper for her?
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Well i took the picture of wolfmans truck bumper to my local fab shop and they said after all was said and done it would probably be around 1100. last time i checked i dont like getting raped.
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^LOL. Unfortunately, that's about the going rate for a shop made plate bumper. Tubular bumpers would be significantly cheaper to fab up....probably about 75% or less than that quote you got for a plate bumper.
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^LOL. Unfortunately, that's about the going rate for a shop made plate bumper. Tubular bumpers would be significantly cheaper to fab up....probably about 75% or less than that quote you got for a plate bumper.
wow that makes me sad...
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