06-11-2011, 06:24 PM
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Reno, NV
Started on my bumpers- Part II Rear done (except for tire carrier)
I took my time on this one.... lol!!!
.25" wall 3x4 tubing for the main body at 60" wide. Yeah... I know... it's wide, but I wanted a bit of extension on each corner for protection.
The 1" thick tow points drilled to 7/8" eyelets go completely through the entire bumper and welded under the pads 100%
The mounts are .25" plate material backed by 4x4x.25" pads backing the bumper.
The receiver is custom by me and clearance through the back. the recessed 7 -way RV connector was the add-on for future tows of a boat or small trailer.
and freshened up with paint and mounted for now while I go into design on the swing-away carrier.
The pivot point of my swing away is made of SS that I cut down to fit some Timken Bearings and Races for a 1.25" shaft.
End caps from mild steel stock and cut to accept shims to tighten bearings for pre-load once all is mounted on the swing-away.
WHEW!!! Whaddaya think?
~Todd~ 2004 X 4.0 5 speed---SOLD
4" Lift, 4.56's, 33" Duratracs on M/T Classics
RR SYE, Tatton CV, MML, BL, TT, Dynomax Exhaust
Hella Lighting: Driving, Fogs and H4 E-Codes
... and NEVER will be