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Old 05-10-2014, 05:59 PM   #1
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smittybilt src stinger info needed

im looking to pull the trigger on this bumper. is it just a basic bolt up or will there need to be holes drilled? Other fab work?

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also which D-rings should i order?

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Old 05-10-2014, 08:33 PM   #2
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I have a similar bumper and I am really happy with it. The D Rings should be 3/4"

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Old 05-10-2014, 08:43 PM   #3
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I ordered it already funny thing is i got red d rings too. Looks bad ass! What size tires are those?
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Old 05-10-2014, 09:09 PM   #4
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Whats the weight difference from stock to src stinger? I got a 2" bb will the front sag a lot?
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Old 05-10-2014, 09:36 PM   #5
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I ordered it already funny thing is i got red d rings too. Looks bad ass! What size tires are those?
They are 33's. I have a good connection for powder coated d rings if you ever need more. The bumper is really heavy and the winch doesn't help but I never noticed any front end sag. I have 1.5" suspension and 1" BB.
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Old 05-10-2014, 09:42 PM   #6
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Thx ill let you know if i do. I wont be getting a winch so that will help
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D-rings, does anyone know of a place that would sell them locally, I tried advance and auto zone, also I stopped by uhaul because they do towing... There's got to be a place that sells them locally!
I know, locally is a relative term
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D-rings, does anyone know of a place that would sell them locally, I tried advance and auto zone, also I stopped by uhaul because they do towing... There's got to be a place that sells them locally!
I know, locally is a relative term
A tractor supply would have them.
You can also check any local 4x4 shops.
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Old 05-11-2014, 05:58 AM   #9
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Search for eBay user 4wd-winchlines they mostly sell synthetic winch lines but they have a great source for powder coated D Rings and the shipping is really fast.
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Old 05-11-2014, 08:18 AM   #10
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I dont want to use the stock torque bolts that are on the bumper already. does anyone know the size and ratting i should get with nuts? any links would be great. i guess i need 6.
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Old 05-11-2014, 08:42 AM   #11
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I just bought these clevis shackles from tractor supply yesterday for about $10 a piece, they have an 8,500 pounds working load limit and are coated black. I went with the half inch, 3/4 looked too big for my bumper and nearly obnoxious.

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Old 05-11-2014, 08:55 AM   #12
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i read i need 1/2" wide 13 tpi grade 8 but how long do you think?
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I'm not sure, mine are 3 and a half inches long so maybe you can make a decision based on my photo.
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I use the 3/4 because the working load is 4.75 tons. The 1/2 inch is usually only 2 tons. I've seen horrible accidents from recovery straps giving way. Plus I think the beefy shackle looks a lot better.
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well they say use the stock bolts and they are 1.5" long so i guess i could go with that or go maybe 2 to be safe.
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I don't know anything about the bolts, my apologies. Just offering a solution to the clevis shackles. Good luck though.
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I use the 3/4 because the working load is 4.75 tons. The 1/2 inch is usually only 2 tons. I've seen horrible accidents from recovery straps giving way. Plus I think the beefy shackle looks a lot better.
Yeah I made sure not to go with a cheap one, mine had a WLL of 3 1/4 ton. More than enough likely.
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Are the nuts welded on to the front end or will they spin when I start loosening the bolts
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Are the nuts welded on to the front end or will they spin when I start loosening the bolts
They are not welded. At least mine were not.
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Old 05-17-2014, 05:57 PM   #20
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Bastards. What size socket ? 1/2"?
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Mine were welded on so it took me about 30 min start to finish. Little pb blaster an a pipe on the end of my ratchet.



Little paint too to clean up the suspension ( you can see the rust in the pic )
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I have a similar bumper and I am really happy with it. The D Rings should be 3/4"
That bumper looks sweet, who makes it and whats the price difference from the src?
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That bumper looks sweet, who makes it and whats the price difference from the src?
Thanks! I love the bumper, it's a Cattlemans (cattlemanhd.com) I think it's severely overpriced compared to the Smittybuilt. I paid around $650 and I think the smitty is like $250.
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I installed a smittybilt SRC rock crusher today. Was very simple. Seems very well built.

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MB winch plate was tricky though.

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