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no, but neither does xtian
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i would look at getting it brace to the actual framerails. ive bent that crossmember before...
thats not possible because of the waag bar. thoes brackets take up a lot of room in the back. I figure the factory put tow hooks there so its gotta be pretty strong. and adding 2.5 in square tubing is going to stiffen it up a lot. i dont think i will have a problem with bending it.

ya, i guess my battery will work for now. wont be able to use it with the k/c's tho. i dont plan on going out a night either.
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thats not possible because of the waag bar. thoes brackets take up a lot of room in the back. I figure the factory put tow hooks there so its gotta be pretty strong. and adding 2.5 in square tubing is going to stiffen it up a lot. i dont think i will have a problem with bending it.

ya, i guess my battery will work for now. wont be able to use it with the k/c's tho. i dont plan on going out a night either.
i agree its not highly likely, but that center peice is obviously thinner. I think theres some gusseting that you could do and not interfere with the waag.

i would do it just to be safe, although obviously its not something thats completely necessary...
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ya, i agree, it would be a lot better. I do plan to stiffen up the middle thin area a little with some 1/2 in solid square tube.
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I think the best idea is a hitch receiver mounted and welded between the two frame rails to replace the crossmember, with extra re-inforcement. This could easily be hidden in the opening of the bumper.
Can anyone provide more information on this? Is this something that would need to be custom made? Has anyone done this? Details please!
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search for front hitch reciver.. should bring up evan's write up and pics

link: https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...ht=front+hitch
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Like the link above your post wanting to know more about it? lmao
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ahh dindt see that.. lmao im blind
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Went outside and took a few pics of my bros winch mount. He has an f150 with 6'' liftbut no bl. He basically built a hitch on the front and made a receiver with a plate for the winch.
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^^ anymore pix of the full truck?

i wanna see it, sounds sweet.
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Here ya go, Its got 35'' pro comps, kc bar with lights, MM 8k winch, flowmaster, airaid intake, superchip, procomp 6'' lift with fabtech 3'' coils, AAL, shackles, bed box with ligths above and below andlights mounted underneath all the way around the truck, cb, police scanner, LCD screen and system, built in aircompressor, built in highlift and more stuff that i cant remmember.

All my pics have been with my camera phone but when rangerjustin stops by he will probably take some good pics.
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Woah, is it just me or does it look like he has a pretty severe angle on that upper ball joint?
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Yes it is pretty bad, aoriginally he had a 3'' lift from fabtech which is the coilovers you see there, then he wanted the procomp 6'' which is the black spacer and all the other stuff it comes with. Instead of putting in his stock coilovers which is what the 6'' lift is supposed to have he kept the 3'' lift from fabtech and added the 6'' procomp. Its not lifted the full nine inches because that would be way to much stress.
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Heres mine behind valance
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Heres mine behind valance
That is sweet! More details please!
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Heres mine behind valance

mine is pretty much the same way.. been like this for 2 years now with no probs

http://rides.webshots.com/photo/2361...81013244hzmpjx
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f-150 looks awesome
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