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Old 05-24-2010, 08:54 PM
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yea, that looks badass zane, im just going to go with the fog lights and d rings tho. I just want it for protection. I wont need a winch as the D rings should cover what i need it for.

Im not going to have to pull trucks out of 5 feet of mud lol!
 
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Originally Posted by zanethan View Post
I have that bumper. Be prepared to wait for a long time before it actually gets to you. Other than that I love the look an functionality of it. Also, you might have to squeeze it onto your truck lol.





and I just put on a roof rack. I'll post up those pictures soon.
Yeah it was nuts like 400.00 for shipping Id much rather buy the metal and have my buddy weld it like I have planned plus I can customize it anyway I want
 
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Old 05-24-2010, 10:40 PM
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wait, 400 bucks for shipping? what the hell?
 
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wait, 400 bucks for shipping? what the hell?
Yeah its expensive it all depends where you live and its expensive because it comes freight not reg ups ect
 
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For $400 I can buy the steel and build a front AND rear bumper....that is rediculous, I just wrote them about there rear bumper too.....thats too bad
 
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Yeah it's freight shipping so it's mad expensive. I live really close to them so it was only like $100 for shipping so I went ahead with it. I would have built one if I knew how to weld but I still haven't gotten that far...
 
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Originally Posted by zanethan View Post
Yeah it's freight shipping so it's mad expensive. I live really close to them so it was only like $100 for shipping so I went ahead with it. I would have built one if I knew how to weld but I still haven't gotten that far...
Hey you got to learn sometime lol I have had some practice welding stuff tonight I welded my spiders for my woods jeep and I did pretty good if you ask me lol

In weld mode lol
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Just needs a little cleaning before I put it back in.
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A good weld will look like a stack of nickels...

http://images.customclassictrucks.co...ing_guide+.jpg
 
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A good weld will look like a stack of nickels...

http://images.customclassictrucks.co...ing_guide+.jpg
Yeah I know that I can do that on a flat piece of metal but this is a different story everything is rounded so it makes it harder to get that perfect weld. The welder I used is my buddys and he welds for a living(every single day) he did one part of it and my welds looks almost the exact same. Trust me the last thing you want is a skinny weld on this if they are not thick and heavy I will have a grenade for a rear end. I've saw the aftermath of a bad weld job on rear ends and it sure isnt pretty
 
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mig Welding ain't that hard really I just need a better welder that uses gas. R welder just runs off the wall outlet with no shielding gas like argon throws a ton of slag if I had one of those I'd of custom welded an exhaust. A roll bar like u see of the Chevy avalanches. And a bunch of other stuff. Now tig welding on the other hand is pure skill I'd love to learn how to do that
 

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