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new rear bumper what do you think?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by mat, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. Jun 19, 2011 at 8:17 PM
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    mat

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    My new rear bumper, i just finished it earlier today, it is sitting a little lower than it will be because i didnt want to get the bedliner on my tailgate. Let me know what you guys think.
     
  2. Jun 19, 2011 at 8:17 PM
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  3. Jun 19, 2011 at 8:21 PM
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    capetaco12

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    Looks Good! Did you hide a hitch behind the Plate?
    Edit: and Include pic's from another angle.
     
  4. Jun 19, 2011 at 8:23 PM
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    no i dont really have anything to tow so i didnt feel the need, plus i wouldnt want to use anything that was rated for towing and thanks!
     
  5. Jun 19, 2011 at 8:34 PM
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    i will as soon as i get back from texas next week, i only had time to take one picture before work
     
  6. Jun 19, 2011 at 8:41 PM
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    Gotcha.
    I like how you layed out the plate bracket. I should have done something similar to that on mine.
     
  7. Jun 19, 2011 at 8:48 PM
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    what do you mean, do you have pictures of yours? your front bumper looks sick did you build that too?
     
  8. Jun 19, 2011 at 9:12 PM
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    come on guys any helpful criticism is greatly appreciated, this is my first big welding project
     
  9. Jun 19, 2011 at 9:25 PM
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    Looks good. Looks like it sticks out pretty far though
     
  10. Jun 19, 2011 at 9:27 PM
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    i eventually want to do wrap arounds to thats why it sticks out
     
  11. Jun 19, 2011 at 9:28 PM
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    Looks good, but very wide

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    oops just saw this after my post.
     
  12. Jun 19, 2011 at 9:40 PM
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    do you guys think this is about the right width to do wrap arounds with? if i use something about an inch wide, there would be about a one inch gap
     
  13. Jun 20, 2011 at 3:29 PM
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    I didn't build the front one, that may be my next project i want a winch bumper now:D See how my rear is just a flat peice of tube? Looking back i could have done something else.

    [​IMG]

    That looks close to how wide mine was before i added the Wrap arounds.
    I used 3x3 tube for the wrap arounds so i could have enough sticking out to add 1.75 DOM tube work to protect the rest of the Quarter panel.
    [​IMG]
     
  14. Jun 20, 2011 at 7:33 PM
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    your welds are so damn clean, what welding setup do you have, and what did you use to cut it with? it looks really stout too
     
  15. Jun 20, 2011 at 7:40 PM
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    looks good man!

    i want to save the money and get me a rear bumper. i will have to get one that works with factory tow hitch. i have read on here that there are a few plat style that will.
     
  16. Jun 20, 2011 at 7:44 PM
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    thanks alot. if i were looking to buy id go with an elite, tim made my front bumper and i gotta say its quality
     
  17. Jun 20, 2011 at 8:12 PM
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    Used a hobart handler 210 to weld. Did a lot of prep and spent alot of time with a flack wheel to clean it up. Used an angle grinder and cutoff wheel for every cut except for the shackle mounts i borrowed a torch.
     
  18. Jun 20, 2011 at 8:14 PM
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    yeah. idk i think CBI makes one that works with the hitch. i can't remember off the top of my head right now.
     
  19. Jun 20, 2011 at 8:17 PM
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    There's also the option of having the hitch put in the bumper.
     
  20. Jun 20, 2011 at 8:31 PM
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    yea i used an angle grinder for every cut too, and i gotta say its a pain in the ass when cutting plates. You got a gas setup for it? i was just using wire all i got is a 90 amp harbor freight welder
     
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