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Rear bumper fabrication

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Tepidy, Jan 7, 2011.

  1. Jan 7, 2011 at 1:46 AM
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    Tepidy

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    [​IMG]Started yesterday to fabricate a rear bumper to replace the chrome bumper on my SR5. Material used - 10x8x3/8 and 10x4x3/8. Its going to have 2 recovery shackles. Ideas on what to paint it with. Either Rustoleum Bed Liner or Rustoleum High Heat Flat Black.
     
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  2. Jan 7, 2011 at 6:02 AM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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    Post some pics of the build process!
     
  3. Jan 7, 2011 at 7:09 AM
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    Rustoleum bed liner is good stuff! its what i use on my bumpers and sliders, its like a fine sand paper and seems to be pretty tough
     
  4. Jan 7, 2011 at 9:05 AM
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    If your bumper is going to get 'tested' often and need touching up - go with the regular Rustoleum Flat Black spray paint. You don't need the high heat version. The bedliner, as is with powercoating, is a bit more difficult to prep and add coats to properly.
     
  5. Jan 8, 2011 at 2:19 AM
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    didnt take any pics I was too busy building it. just finished yesturday evening. 9 hours total build time. Its about 80lbs. I painted it with the flat black high heat rustoleum. I will take pics later today and post the weather is crappy in upstate ny lots of snow.
     
  6. Jan 8, 2011 at 5:03 AM
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    Cool. How much money do you have in the materials? I wish I could weld!
     
  7. Jan 8, 2011 at 5:42 AM
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    Have a really good hook with a race car fabrication shop so I order my material through them.
    (1) 10x8x3/8
    (1) 10x4x3/8
    (2) 3/4 shackles
    (30) welding rods
    (8) cutting wheels (hand grinder)
    (1) rustoleum paint
    Total-$160.00

    Time-9 hours
     
  8. Jan 8, 2011 at 6:50 AM
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    If you want a tough flat black, use the John Deere Blitz Black. I have painted custom motorcycles and numerous other things with it. It is tough as nails. While wiring ape hangers on a bike I dropped several things on the tank and never scratched the paint. It's about 7-10 dolalrs a can and you can pick it up at any John Deere dealer. I recently painted the oem grill on my Taco and so far no scratches. Its easy to apply too. Just rough up the surface and spray. Google John Deere Blitz Black and check it out. Its great paint.
     
  9. Jan 8, 2011 at 8:28 AM
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    Good job on building it yourself! Any pics of finished product?
     
  10. Jan 8, 2011 at 9:36 AM
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    thanks trying to put a pic although forum keeps asking for the pics url. any help
     
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    If you dont have the picture uploaded to a website you can add it when posting a reply. When your posting a reply, there should be a manage attachments button lower on the page, use that to upload the picture to the forum, and it will show up in your reply (click preview post to make sure).
     
  12. Jan 8, 2011 at 10:02 AM
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    If you have the photo on photoucket, photo bucket will give you a link for the photo for forums, it should be [​IMG].

    Just post that link code in your reply and your all set.
     
  13. Jan 8, 2011 at 10:36 AM
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    Thanks worked like a charm
     
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    its not for me but should work
     
  16. Jan 8, 2011 at 11:54 AM
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    Nice work OP! I start a welding course later this month. I'd love to get to making up my own bumper in the future.

    Any chance you can show pics of the way ot connects to the truck frame? And close ups of the shackles?
     
  17. Jan 8, 2011 at 12:17 PM
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    Good for you Welding is great you can really make some very cool shit. For most of this type of work all you need is a hand grinder with cutting wheels and a good stick welder (ie:Miller). When youre done with your class and you feel like making something, hit me up and Ill help you.
     
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