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09-04-2007 11:34 PM
foxinthemudd
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Originally Posted by ripbiker13 View Post
I'll be sure to get pics and dimensions but that project isn't gonna start for a little while. I'm also gonna do some armor for my rockers/body mounts too.
good let me know maybe I'll buy somethin from ya.
09-04-2007 09:01 PM
kg4kpg Looks great!
09-04-2007 06:03 PM
RIPBiker13
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Originally Posted by foxinthemudd View Post
RIP nice work. LET'S SEE THE REAR ONE! and as far as profit margin looks, just take a glance at that stubby bumper that was posted on an earlier thread and how much they're selling it for. cant wait to see how the rear turns out. just make sure you get pics of the process and dimentions.
I'll be sure to get pics and dimensions but that project isn't gonna start for a little while. I'm also gonna do some armor for my rockers/body mounts too.

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Originally Posted by benjamin24 View Post
bumper looks awesome, I think its the little tires and the fog lights that makes it look kinda funny. Looks like 8" lights on the tube. When you get some bigger tires it's gonna fill in nicely I bet
I'm going to be getting my 5.5in RK LA kit at the end of this month. As far as bigger tires, I'll be running 35in when all is said and done. I always plan ahead.
09-04-2007 07:36 AM
benjamin24 bumper looks awesome, I think its the little tires and the fog lights that makes it look kinda funny. Looks like 8" lights on the tube. When you get some bigger tires it's gonna fill in nicely I bet
09-04-2007 05:10 AM
foxinthemudd RIP nice work. LET'S SEE THE REAR ONE! and as far as profit margin looks, just take a glance at that stubby bumper that was posted on an earlier thread and how much they're selling it for. cant wait to see how the rear turns out. just make sure you get pics of the process and dimentions.
09-04-2007 03:38 AM
jjseel Good job! I hope mine turns out half as good! (I could sell it!)
09-03-2007 11:38 PM
RIPBiker13 I've thought about trying to make more, but it's not easy work. The profit margin is huge though. I made the D-ring tabs myself too. Nothing on that bumper was purchased.
09-03-2007 11:33 PM
AzTJ Very cool - if you were to make another, I'm sure you could sell it for like $200 or more. I've seen bumpers that look like $10 was spent, and people trying to sell them for $150+. You at least put some good effort into it with the double welded tabs and hoop. Most people wont even put on a loop.
09-03-2007 11:31 PM
RIPBiker13 I don't know the measurements on the hoop, I did what I thought looked good. The tabs go through, not just welded on. And Rustoleum Hammer Finish Black.
09-03-2007 11:25 PM
AzTJ Whats the measurements on that hoop? It looks awfully tall. Are those tabs just welded on the front? Is it a rattle can pain job? Looks good though!
09-03-2007 11:20 PM
RIPBiker13
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Originally Posted by George T. View Post
you fab'd that yourself?

and something about that first pic makes your jeep look silly. i cant tell what it is.

I think its the angle. it makes it look like the bumper is lower than the grille by like 6 inches.
I fab'd it myself yes. And the bumper is mounted to the frame, where it should be.
09-03-2007 11:08 PM
Levinoss Ima call you stubs for now on RIP.

Looks real solid, grats.

~Lev
09-03-2007 11:05 PM
Scout
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Originally Posted by George T. View Post
you fab'd that yourself?

and something about that first pic makes your jeep look silly. i cant tell what it is.

I think its the angle. it makes it look like the bumper is lower than the grille by like 6 inches.
It's the OEM sway bar cover and the angle of the pic. It's mounted to the frame just like very other front bumper I've seen.
09-03-2007 10:56 PM
GrnTJ Maybe $100? Tops. It looks sweet though! Nice fab work man. I love doin my own stuff.
09-03-2007 10:53 PM
George T. you fab'd that yourself?

and something about that first pic makes your jeep look silly. i cant tell what it is.

I think its the angle. it makes it look like the bumper is lower than the grille by like 6 inches.
09-03-2007 10:46 PM
RIPBiker13 Make 2? What would that front bumper be worth to buy on similar to it online? Honestly?
09-03-2007 10:43 PM
sgnellett
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Originally Posted by ripbiker13 View Post
Wow. Scout being nice to me again!? Thank you. I'm working on a desing for the trie carrier next. That bumper cost me... $30 and 3 days work. And I burned my thumb while welding.
Hmm, keep notes when you make the rear, maybe I have you make 2? I'm sure I'd burn more than my thumb!
09-03-2007 10:40 PM
RIPBiker13 I Am I Am! I relish in the glory of the Scout!
09-03-2007 10:39 PM
Scout It doesn't happen often. Soak it up.
09-03-2007 10:37 PM
RIPBiker13 Wow. Scout being nice to me again!? Thank you. I'm working on a desing for the trie carrier next. That bumper cost me... $30 and 3 days work. And I burned my thumb while welding.
09-03-2007 10:34 PM
Scout Damn bro that looks good!
09-03-2007 10:19 PM
RIPBiker13
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Originally Posted by sgnellett View Post
Don't forget the pictures!
I would Never sir! I know you admire my work. You're my greatest fan!




09-02-2007 10:42 PM
sgnellett
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Originally Posted by ripbiker13 View Post
That info is PERFECT! Thank you! I just finished my front bumper a little while ago. I'll put it on tomorrow.
Don't forget the pictures!
09-02-2007 10:20 PM
RIPBiker13 That info is PERFECT! Thank you! I just finished my front bumper a little while ago. I'll put it on tomorrow.
09-02-2007 06:02 PM
debruins the site jjseel put up there is for a yj, so i think the measurement s for the mounts will be off , but everything else will be good
09-02-2007 05:01 PM
jjseel http://wrangler.kicks-ass.net/index.htm.


This has some good ideas, mix and match with others for parts, etc.

I could not believe the price was correct on the "Steves" bumper w/tire carrier, 600 buck more than just the bumper? Has got to be a typo...
09-02-2007 02:46 PM
Triple88a Man i remember seing a blueprint somewhere on another forum but i cant find it

here is what i've found so far that might give you some heads up.





http://www.links4jeeps.com/writeups/...eepfabcarrier/
09-02-2007 12:01 PM
RIPBiker13
building a bumper

I need to know if there are specific dimensions I should know about when building a bumper w/ tire carrier for 35in tire.

I am currently building a front bumper and I used 1/4in flat stock. It's gonna be a tank as far as strength is concerned. I'm looking at using the same material for the back. And also 2in square tube for the carrier.

Any ideas on latching systems and hinges?

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