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body lift bumper brackets

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by cochino12, Jan 24, 2005.

  1. cochino12

    cochino12 1/2 ton status

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    I decided it would be too big of a pain to take the body lift off my '73 k20, but I still hate the bumper gap. Does anyone know if body lift brackets are available?
     
  2. rjfguitar

    rjfguitar 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    To my knowledge no one makes brackets for our years. No one did when I bought my 3" BL. I got sick of the gaps myself and just made my own brackets. I torched off the frame horns and cut a piece of flat bar 8" tall and the width of the frame rail. I then welded the horns to the top of the flatbar and welded the horn/FB to the rail. With the FB being 8" tall and the frame rail being 5" tall it raised the horns 3". It took me a total of eight hours to do both the front and back.

    Before the bumper mod...
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    After...
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  3. Dandwg

    Dandwg 1/2 ton status

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    I raised me bumper by welding it higher to the frame :D

    [​IMG]

    ofcourse, she looks alot different now....[​IMG]
     
  4. rjfguitar

    rjfguitar 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Dan! Where the heck have you been??!!?? Still working at Foodmax?
     
  5. Dandwg

    Dandwg 1/2 ton status

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    yep, still there. I havent been on here as much recently.
    I went through riverbank the other day, thought I would see ya :)
     

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