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Homemade Bumper Replacement

Over Thanksgiving weekend, I decided to build the bumper I have been sketching and thinking about for a couple months. Thought yall might enjoy.

Getting Started with 4" sch 40 steel pipe.
(kinda looks like I'm doing "The Robot").






[IMG]http://i247.photobucket.com/albums/gg138/willholl79/Bumper004.jpg
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Taking off bumper and tow hooks:


Pipe mocked up.
http://i247.photobucket.com/albums/g.../Bumper006.jpg

Cardboard template of mounting brackets:


Actual Mounting Bracket
[IMG]http://i247.photobucket.com/albums/gg138/willholl79/Bumper008.jpg
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Marking template for diamond plate "deck" 1/8in.:












Cardboard template for skirting:






















And this is how it sits so far:
[IMG]http://i247.photobucket.com/albums/gg138/willholl79/Bumper030.jpg
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I still have to take it off the truck and do a little more welding on the back and prime/paint the back. Lots of grinding and some minor trimming to do on the front then paint. All in all I am very satisfied with it so far. I'm gonna add a 2" light bar in front of the grill.

I also wanna give a special thanks to my brother for helping me with the project.

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Coolant Filter
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looks real good, I like it, nice work

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looks good man... you gonna add a light bar to it?
Yeah, prolly 2" or so.

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looks really really good

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looks good from here man

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Any more pics?

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No, but if there's something particular you want to see better I can take some tomorrow.

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Where did you tie the bottom of skirting into? Or is it just hanging?

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