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Relentless Fab 05+ Cut bedside high-clearance bumper

Discussion in 'Relentless Fabrication' started by RelentlessFab, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. Jan 26, 2011 at 8:38 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    Added a new pic I took from my cell phone this afternoon to the OP. :)
    Let me hear those opinions, comments, etc. :cool:
     
  2. Jan 26, 2011 at 8:41 PM
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    brutalguyracing

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    broken mods
    looks great
    i realy like the lil bump out by the fender flare
    does it have a hitch or can you use the factory hitch??
     
  3. Jan 26, 2011 at 8:41 PM
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    jandrews

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    I dig the incorporation of the fender flare into the bumper design.

    Looks nice, like all your stuff. You seem to be one of the faster turnarounds as well.
     
  4. Jan 26, 2011 at 8:45 PM
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    Drunknsloth

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    x2

    And how hard is it to cut into the body?
     
  5. Jan 26, 2011 at 8:50 PM
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    Nightstr

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    OMFG! This looks so bad ass!! You'll be hearing from me this summer. :D
     
  6. Jan 26, 2011 at 8:52 PM
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    Drunknsloth

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    What kind of preperation is needed if any?
     
  7. Jan 26, 2011 at 8:54 PM
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    Toyotacrawler

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    Looks awesome! It flows perfect with the fender!
     
  8. Jan 26, 2011 at 8:57 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    Thanks! Wanted to make it look like its made for the truck, not just generic and I think that was exactly what was needed. :)
    The factory hitch does not work, and would hinder clearance miserably. I can include a hitch in the bumper.
    Thanks man!
    Am I? Good to know! I feel pretty backed up and overwhelmed sometimes. lol
    Patience! More tomorrow or maybe Friday.
    Not bad if you're steady with a grinder. :cool:
    Sounds great Felipe!
    Lay down a good straight tape line, cut below the line at first, then do another cut if the alignment is good until its as high as it needs to be.
     
  9. Jan 26, 2011 at 9:03 PM
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    colinb17

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    yeah...this might make things tough.....i think the design of the tire carrier will be the deciding factor.
     
  10. Jan 26, 2011 at 9:06 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    It'll likely have a 1750lb rated spindle pivot, square/rectangle tube carrier structure, CNC cut gussets in load areas, and a latch like this to hold it shut. And grease zerks in the spindle to keep it lubed and working for a long time.
    [​IMG]
     
  11. Jan 26, 2011 at 9:10 PM
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    colinb17

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    you planning on offset or centered (for the spare)?
     
  12. Jan 26, 2011 at 9:11 PM
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    X2 looks awesome Eric, nice work
     
  13. Jan 26, 2011 at 9:12 PM
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    Now just waiting to see the tire carrier.. I think I might just cancel the Tire carrier get this and then fab up my own Bed tire carrier if that is ok.... You were saying that their is a little more metal than you expected on the tire carrier so does it even out? If so then sign me up for this!
     
  14. Jan 26, 2011 at 9:13 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    I'll probably leave this up to the customer I think. It'll be offset toward the spindle if it is offset from center though.
     
  15. Jan 26, 2011 at 9:15 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    ya, I think we can arrange something like this. :)
     
  16. Jan 26, 2011 at 9:17 PM
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    colinb17

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    i'd do offset with a single jerry can holder closer to the latch. i can always weld up the holder myself, but i figure the main structural components (swing arm and spare holder) are best left to the expert.

    i didn't say it yet, but it looks real good so far. i like the OEM style recessed area for the license plate. i'm assuming the hitch will be behind the plate since it's a high clearance?
     
  17. Jan 26, 2011 at 9:20 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    Hitch can be positioned behind or below. Optioned to buyer preference as well. This particular one will have a hitch mounted underneath as the customer wants easy access for towing regularly.
     
  18. Jan 26, 2011 at 9:22 PM
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    Looking forward to seeing the finished product.
     
  20. Jan 26, 2011 at 9:42 PM
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    Drunknsloth

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    I wasn't aware that there was one... Can you send me the issue?
     
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