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OsageJeep 11-24-2010 10:06 PM

Custom Front Bumper-Newbie
 
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This was my brothers and mine first bumper build and I am new to this site. I was just wondering what you guys thought.

MikeMTJ 11-24-2010 10:09 PM

Looks great!

airborne*yj 11-24-2010 10:10 PM

Not bad work, looks good...

mcgyver1467 11-24-2010 10:10 PM

Nice build, looks real good. D-ring shackles look a little small though. But then again you still have tow hooks on there too.

nick50471 11-24-2010 10:11 PM

Looks good.

csamn2007 11-24-2010 10:22 PM

That looks good, good work!

OsageJeep 11-24-2010 10:31 PM

yeah the d-ring shackles are pretty small but my brother had them and was willing to give them to me for free, so I figured since I would probably just use the tow hooks anyways, i'd save 30 dollars on d-rings. I put regular sized ones on the back bumper we built to match

07XMan2Door 11-24-2010 10:37 PM

Very nice. Very tasteful indeed. Great job.

OsageJeep 11-25-2010 12:09 AM

I was wondering if anybody had any ideas for some homemade side steps..I have the tube chrome side steps on it right now and those don't go well with my new bumpers, I am lookin for ideas

jcf 11-25-2010 12:14 AM

Thats a nice bumper, good job!

Lawngnome 11-25-2010 12:14 AM

WOW, great job.

60mg 11-26-2010 01:13 PM

What steel did you use?

mrbeardown 11-26-2010 06:03 PM

you are more than welcome to make another on for me, LOL, looks great.

OsageJeep 11-27-2010 12:17 AM

We only used 1/8th " thick steel, I know it's not thick but you can jump up and down on it and it holds strong, plus we wanted to go kindve thin since we have to do the bends by hand for it. And we were actually thinking about making them to order, if anyone is interested.

OsageJeep 11-27-2010 01:46 AM

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Originally Posted by OsageJeep (Post 895950)
We only used 1/8th " thick steel, I know it's not thick but you can jump up and down on it and it holds strong, plus we wanted to go kindve thin since we have to do the bends by hand for it. And we were actually thinking about making them to order, if anyone is interested.

My brother may go pipeline so if so he'll take the welder with him. So who knows

SUBZEROCOOL 11-27-2010 11:57 PM

Nice fab work, and welds :punk:

Blackbetty94 12-01-2010 08:48 AM

Looks good. I'm building one myself. Does it set back farther then the stock bumper?
Mine is deeper then stock, so I'm gonna have to notch it so the shackles fit.

Rollers888 12-01-2010 09:18 AM

That looks awesome. Nice job!

arrowhead 12-01-2010 10:12 AM

Finally had time to get thru this post today. That's a nice looking bumper.

Rastaman69 12-01-2010 01:28 PM

I can't tell if you boxed it in or not...did you? Also how did you attach it to the frame...bolt or weld? If you bolted it did you use the 1/8th" plate steel for your mounts also? Finally when you attached your D Ring tabs did you use pass thru welds? Just curious cause I'm finishing up my rear bumper, and am going start on a front bumper next.

BTW It looks really nice.

Reckincrue 12-01-2010 02:19 PM

That looks awesome! I hope when I build my own bumpers they turn out that nice.


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Peepers 12-01-2010 02:43 PM

Since my father retired hes been making all kind of goodies for my jeep. including this front bumper and winch plate.

I also have a matching rearbumper with tire swing and a 6 possition light bar.

ParaCAD 12-01-2010 02:43 PM

nice!

whats the rear bumper look like?

Peepers 12-02-2010 12:09 PM

Bumper and tire carrier

OsageJeep 12-03-2010 12:35 AM

matching newbie back bumper
 
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This is the back bumper (bad iPhone pics, I know) but I figured I would get them on here..I know it looks like a lot of empty space but I was planning on wrapping the back corners in treadplate and putting flush-mount LEDs where the original brake/turn signal lights were and then putting some flush mount back-up lights in the back bumper to occupy some of that empty space..

ParaCAD 12-03-2010 07:05 AM

^That thing look pretty beefy :D Very nice.


Add like 4 more D-rings...lol

Does that tire carrier bounce around much...may wanna reinforce it...ldk

Peepers 12-03-2010 07:21 AM

nice looking bumper

07XMan2Door 12-03-2010 08:24 AM

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Originally Posted by Peepers (Post 903211)
Since my father retired hes been making all kind of goodies for my jeep. including this front bumper and winch plate.

I also have a matching rearbumper with tire swing and a 6 possition light bar.


Your Father is a stud:punk:

Nice job right there!!

60mg 12-03-2010 08:39 AM

Damn! It looks like it's half the vehicle weight-wise :) massive! God forbid someone rear-ends you all you need to buy is some spray paint :) but the other dude ...
Nice

OsageJeep 12-03-2010 09:24 PM

The spare tire is a bumper in itself incase any trucks or Jeeps hit me...and heaven forbid if a car hits me beneath the spare...and it doesnt bounce around, we built a little plate that you bolt on the tailgate (or whatever you'd like to call it) where the original stock tire carrier bolted on and we have a spring-loaded pull pin that goes into the mount plate..we also reinforced underneath on the inside of the bumper where the swing-away part is


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