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Replacing front crossmember

Anyone done this, mine is to messed up to fix on the truck so its either replace this one or get a custom bumper built. Custom bumper would be awesome but I don't think I can afford it right now.
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what did you did? pics?
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put in a front hitch instead
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I would put in a front hitch but I need the part on the crossmember that the bumper mounts attach too.

I hit a pole this winter after spinning on black ice, theres a thread about it somewhere let me find it.
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grind it off and weld a new one on.
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Yeah Zach thats what I think the plan is right now, I just have to talk to some people and see who can weld it for me. Gotta get a new crossmember too.

Here's the accident thread: https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...ad.php?t=57254
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here
http://www.trademotion.com/partlocat...layCatalogid=0

goto front bumper, then frame end cap, 2wd... i know that ford has one for the 4wd which is what you need
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I can just cut one off of a Ranger at the JY right? Since that site doesn't have them.
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i would grind it not cut it. grind the welds on both that way to dont mess up the frame rail itself.
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Oh ok I see what your saying now. I need to get a grinder anyway.
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