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post #1 of 7 Old 07-07-2010, 09:09 PM Thread Starter
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Installed Ranch Hand

I finally got the used Ranch Hand I bought blasted and powdercoated a couple weekends ago and installed it. I really like the look and now I finally have a good place to stand when I'm working on the engine! No more lugging a chair outside to stand on...









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Like the bumper . How much was it used? Sandblasting/coating? Close to getting one myself before the summer is over. And i know what you mean about lugging out a chair. Changed my oil last Wednesday and had to use a step ladder . People driving by were just laughing lol

Oh and.....hook em

p.s. How much does one of those weigh?

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Like the bumper . How much was it used? Sandblasting/coating? Close to getting one myself before the summer is over. And i know what you mean about lugging out a chair. Changed my oil last Wednesday and had to use a step ladder . People driving by were just laughing lol

Oh and.....hook em

p.s. How much does one of those weigh?
I bought the bumper for $400 used. Attempted to sand it myself on my apartment porch but due to size and resources, bit the bullet and paid $250 for sandblasting and powdercoating. Total of $650 in the bumper plus new hardware so another $20. Not bad considering a new one is $1000+!

I didn't actually weigh it but I had to use an engine hoist to install it. I estimate it in at 300-400 pounds.

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Looking goody, wish mine had a full replacement.

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Looks great - makes working on the motor so much easier!!

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is that mounted on them 4 bolts on the L brackets?

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is that mounted on them 4 bolts on the L brackets?
Yessir it is. Mounted on the factory mounts. It has a winch tray too but when I tried to put it on at the end I realized I should have put it on before installing the bumper...doh!

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