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rear bumper

well i got bored yesterday so i started to find what i could on my yard to build the rear bumper for my truck.. hope i can have this one done for the weekend... though im not sure bout the paint.. o well

started it today here what ive done...

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finally im doing nicer beads....
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n ot usre if its to hot or to cold....

the bumper gona have a hitch reciver on the bottom, and not sure if ill add a pair of tabs to put some d-rings.... yet.... gota see if i can find a nice plate to do them. its gona be bolted on an angle plate to the frame and from there some reiforment direcly to the hitch so secure it and be strong enough to yank someone out of a mud hole or w/e...

ah and the sides im still gona do some more cutting to make them more... atractive... and im case of someone rearending me give some more gap wo it doesent hit the body
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looks good so far
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looks beefy, good job man
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i like it keep up the work
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thanks and forget.. theres 3 red leds going on top of the bumper at the middle.... :P

still gona try and push it to have it ready for the weekend for a wheeling trip im having...
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^^^^ make sure you take tons of pics of that trip...
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sure :) always do.. just hope my truck works for the weekend... its having a hard time turning on and is overheating on highway........
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that **** isnt good man. you dont have mud build up in the rad do you?
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Downey is always a Downer...
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not sure.. yesterday i was cleaning and blowint the intercooler and what i could on the rad..... prolly im gona have to take it out and give it a good clean up.. what is also worrying me is that is having a hard time to start.. i give it key and it does nothing... until like the 5th or 6 time i try its starts and does a rattling sound.... o ****...taking it to the shop on monday i guess...
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not sure.. yesterday i was cleaning and blowint the intercooler and what i could on the rad..... prolly im gona have to take it out and give it a good clean up.. what is also worrying me is that is having a hard time to start.. i give it key and it does nothing... until like the 5th or 6 time i try its starts and does a rattling sound.... o ****...taking it to the shop on monday i guess...
good deal man
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Looking good!

Are you gonna make it wrap around the sides any?
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no. The idea is to tuck it in. Already cut a little from the inside to get it 2" further in.


If i can go home early and work on it i hope to finish the brackets and wled the hitch reciver

The whole point of it is to give better clearence because the hitch just droped very low... And i didnt like the stock bumper anyway.
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Som progress had to stop fir today hope to finish tomarow. I know 1 tab is tilted but that was the gf fault...

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Nice progress.
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already got the licence plate welded and the led lights tab on top. Hopefully tomarrow with some 3-4 hours of work and ill be done
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cool man did you figure out why its over heating
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looks awsome and beefy, why did you draw your license plate on the bumper though?
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to get the idea of looks and to make the template of how high i could put the hitch.. And i was bored with the pen on the hand.

No not sure bout the overheating. Hoping its just a dirty rad.....
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thabks. No idea on the heating prob. Sure hope its jusr mud on the rad.

Was bored with a pen on hand so i draw it were it should go to have ann idea of size and were to mountt the hitch and lights etc.

Onle 4 little pieces missing to cut and weld and then some grinding, little body filler for the front rough edges, and a can or 2 of black paint. Then its up on the truck.
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finally done.. just cant get the leds to work.. not sure what it is.. worked fine for a min then turned om off and when i light em up again it blew the fuse... and cant figure it out... th was a ground cablle so i guess its not that :S i dunno..

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pretty sweet. your getting good at the custom fab stuff.
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thanks.. still got alot to practice though... but getting there :)
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Looking good man. I like it
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