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A question about Rob's bumper...

Hey everyone, I am going to a local muffler shop to see if they can make me a bumper similar to Robs, but I was wondering does anyone kow what size tubing that is where the light tabs mount to? Also what kind of tubing is it? Or if anyone has any preference on what to use for this?

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muffler shop? wtf? they cant bend anything like that. atleast most cant. you need to go to a metal fabrication shop.

how far are you away from estill, SC?
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did that...waitin on a phone call back on price and junk....


where is Estill...lol...

Evan doesnt even know where its at....
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u finally became a contributor!!!

and what a BADASSSSS avatar!! haha
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I bought 1-3/4 inch tubing in a 14 gauge i beleive with seams. I beleive thats generally the steel of choice unless you decide to drop real cash and get cro-mo.
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1-3/4 mild steel, you dont need any chromolly
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1-3/4 mild steel, you dont need any chromolly


i never said you need it but if you notice all competition rock buggies will use chro-mo.
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i never said you need it but if you notice all competition rock buggies will use chro-mo.
as well as trophy trucks, on his truck it is a waste of money
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as well as trophy trucks, on his truck it is a waste of money


why is a waste of money? yes steel will get the job done but chromo would be first class. and i said if you decide to DROP real cash get the chromo. I didnt say get the chromo its the only way to go.
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why is a waste of money? yes steel will get the job done but chromo would be first class. and i said if you decide to DROP real cash get the chromo. I didnt say get the chromo its the only way to go.
i never said that you said he needed it.

i agree, yes chromolly is the best you can get, but it will be no different than the cheeper mild steel for his application
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i never said that you said he needed it.

i agree, yes chromolly is the best you can get, but it will be no different than the cheeper mild steel for his application

then we are agreed!
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Shut up, girlies.
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Shut up, girlies.
you're just mad cause you cant put abumper on your skyline!
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you're just mad cause you cant put abumper on your skyline!
My roof is lower than the bottom of you're bumper, get over it. I can Fast and Furious you're butt like the Civic and Semi. w00t!!
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My roof is lower than the bottom of you're bumper, get over it. I can Fast and Furious you're butt like the Civic and Semi. w00t!!
This winter, out the road, I'll fast and furious your *** in a foot of snow Mr. "I'm fast but can't take any snow cause I'm 2WD"!

Oh and gildo/alon, shutup heh. I don't think Alon meant to argue with gildo, he was agreeing.

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hey we're cool guys, this aint friggin jerry springer eh?












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Well thanks, but I found a shop that will do it for me. I printed out every pic I had of Robs truck w/ the bumper & they said that they could make it, so they are supposed to call me Monday or so & tell me what the price & all is gonna be...

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$100,000,000

haha

i think my truck would just look god awful without a bumper, and just the steel tube....

i hate the frame showing and etc...now if you could attach skidplates to cover everything up...hell yeah!
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I don't think I have seen robs bumper can you post a pic?
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This winter, out the road, I'll fast and furious your *** in a foot of snow Mr. "I'm fast but can't take any snow cause I'm 2WD"!
If you can find that much snow in Florida -- I'll LET you pass me
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1.5" tube 0.120 wall will be just fine as well. THat is what I made both of my bumpers out of and they have held their own in two different accidents.
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