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Old 08-24-2009
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Going Pre Runner Look Yeah, I'll try and dig around see if I can find the thread on here awhile back that had tons of pictures of Tube bumpers.
lol yes sir
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and my dad use to race class 1 in the baja 1000 and 500 so its kinda given

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Well the thread Im thinking about didnt have that many Pre runner bumpers that were to differant from what you posted, but I think this one looks awesome, although I would flare out the base of the stinger, to right where the bottom tube starts its bend upwards.

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lookn good! yeah i think I understand the way the "latch" system works haha. Sound sweet.

Looks like you picked up a notcher as well, what did you get?

oh and here are a few pics of some of tube bumpers.

I will always Love Jasons
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simple but sweet
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I like this bumper but would like 2 bars going across the bottom. If I got one made maybe this would be it.
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lookn good! yeah i think I understand the way the "latch" system works haha. Sound sweet.

Looks like you picked up a notcher as well, what did you get?

oh and here are a few pics of some of tube bumpers.

I will always Love Jasons

simple but sweet

and another roof rack pic that you could connect down to the bed instead of mounting to the roof
OH WOULDN'T THAT BE NICE! the only notcher i have is a hand held grinder and an old coke can lol
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I like this bumper but would like 2 bars going across the bottom. If I got one made maybe this would be it.
thats my favorite so far thats not just a strait top tube but this one looks mean AND protects the fogs
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ok guys i snapped a few today B4 my first day back at school
hopefully senior year goes off with a bang lol

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ha comments are welcomed and appreciated
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Looks great!! Nice work.
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Looks great!! Nice work.
Thank You Thank You!
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ok temporarily mounted/ finished my tire rack just so i can start on my light bar

some pics?

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nice! keep it up
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Cool stuff man. I like it. l2en still has his bumper if you want to buy one, just and FYI, but then again, why buy when you can build. Love the bumper sticker.
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Cool stuff man. I like it. l2en still has his bumper if you want to buy one, just and FYI, but then again, why buy when you can build. Love the bumper sticker.
thank you very much
and yeah i already have the steel
and im selling the stickers if you would like to buy them
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UPDATE!

So i thought i would take some better pics that can actually be seen and not have night photos
I also thought i would include how i made the locking mechanisms and how i mounted the tire


As it sits
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How much it sticks out
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Poor mans centering cone (VW bus trans axel joint and a peace of all thred)
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let me know what you think

And if you have any questions let me know

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could you please post some pics of the gate open.
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could you please post some pics of the gate open.
here ya go
the only thing i wish i did different is weld the mounts as far back as possible so i could open it all the way up and not have to take it off to load my quad

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Thank you!

and i was thinking a bumper like this one



think that will look good?
great idea!!! THATS THE BUMPER I WANT! but with 3 7" hids
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The truck is looking good man. I wish I could get a bender.
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with a shop equiped like that i think your projects will turn out good... keep up the work man
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Im liking that tiregate... great job bro
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nice work. Looks great.
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Thanks guys
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great idea!!! THATS THE BUMPER I WANT! but with 3 7" hids
thats exactly what im going to do
there is really good hids from Checker auto-parts that im going to put on mine
i was talking to my uncle who is part of the strobel motor sports team and they use them on there class 1 buggy
he says they get 2 for the price of 1 hella or KC hid and they are just as good

the only thing is that idk if i want the 4in or the 7in
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thank you for the posting of those pics


this is the bumper i made with the same bender you have
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100% bolt on. pm me for more info

keep up the good work and keep changing things you dont like
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thats exactly what im going to do
there is really good hids from Checker auto-parts that im going to put on mine
i was talking to my uncle who is part of the strobel motor sports team and they use them on there class 1 buggy
he says they get 2 for the price of 1 hella or KC hid and they are just as good

the only thing is that idk if i want the 4in or the 7in
if you get the 4" one do 4 lights.... on the out side ones algle them out a touch so when you slide you still got ligth! like this \ l l /

the 4's dont put quite as much out but the 7's rock!
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