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Old 09-16-2012, 09:45 PM   #1
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Simple YJ rear bumper

I want to keep the stock look, so I built this bumper. 1/4" thick 2"x4" square tube 5' long. 2" receiver welded both sides. Ends caped off with 14ga sheet. Mounted with stock frame holes to accomadate the stock bumperettes.

About $35 invested
$20 for tube, $5 for bolts, $5 for paint, $5 for wire.
4 hours time invested.
Receiver and bumperettes were free.

first mock up




Parts


24 holes drilled and 8 cuts made


Where the receiver tube came from


Welded in




Back ground smooth to fit tight on frame


Final fitting before paint



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Old 12-16-2012, 05:58 PM   #2
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I forgot to update this thread with the finished product.
I have wired a 4 pin trailer connector, towed and recovered with the bumper.
Works well.
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Old 12-16-2012, 06:20 PM   #3
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Really nice job man...
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