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Building rear bumper

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by mat, Mar 28, 2011.

  1. Mar 28, 2011 at 3:38 PM
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    mat

    mat [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Let me know what you guys think. Its still a work in progress, but i figured id see what i could come up with. Im about halfway finished with the body of the bumper, then im planning on making mounts out of 3/8 and attaching d-rings straight onto the mounts, so that my welds wont have to take the stress of winching. Is 3/8 enough. Like i said its just a work in progress but tell me what you think!

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    sorry about my feet!
     
  2. Mar 28, 2011 at 3:45 PM
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    badguybuster

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    Dude. Really hard to tell. Is it gonna be an open tube design? Might be cool
     
  3. Mar 28, 2011 at 3:48 PM
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    mat

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    yes it will be open tube and eventually have wrap arounds. What is really hard to tell?
     
  4. Mar 28, 2011 at 4:03 PM
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    robbymartin

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    I like your scripture reference!
     
  5. Mar 28, 2011 at 5:36 PM
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    atvlifestyle

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    looks something like what I am working on.
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    Was going for something alittle different so went with rectangular tube also. Changed mine since pics but havent finished mounts and hitch either.
     
  6. Mar 28, 2011 at 5:44 PM
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    atvlifestyle

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    oh yea I was only plannin on using 1/4 plate for my brackets but also have it go under the frame like my hitch did.
     
  7. Mar 28, 2011 at 5:50 PM
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    mat

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    im planning on just using the factory mounts and maybe beefing them up a bit. Would 1/4 be strong enough?
     
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