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Fabricating new winch bumper. Check it out. *PICS*

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Zeus33rd, Mar 28, 2002.

  1. Zeus33rd

    Zeus33rd Smarter than you GMOTM Winner

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    Puttin together a new bumper for the front of my K5. These picks are not of the finished product, just pics I took along the way. Did all this where I work. Found ALL the metal in the scrap bin. /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif Where I work, we have one of the largest powder coating booths/oven's in the area, (big enough to drive through) so when I get it done I can get it powder coated for free too. /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif Just gotta decide what color. /forums/images/icons/smile.gif Any ideas? Was kinda thinkin either white or black....pretty traditional I think.
    Pictures here! <----Updated pics!
     
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    solowookie 1/2 ton status

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    looking good!!! /forums/images/icons/cool.gif
     
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    Waxer 1/2 ton status Author

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    Holy Sh*t that thing is going to be heavy. Is that all 1/4" wall Rectangular tubing you are using?
     
  4. Zeus33rd

    Zeus33rd Smarter than you GMOTM Winner

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    3/16's wall. Yeah, its heavy as $hit. Overkill to the max. But I love it. /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif Since my truck sits a$$ end low, maybe this thing will level it out. /forums/images/icons/smile.gif
     
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    Where I work, we have one of the largest powder coating booths/oven's in the area, (big enough to drive through)

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    Lucky Bastard.. Powder coat the whole blazer /forums/images/icons/wink.gif

    I like the design of the bumper
     
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    Waxer 1/2 ton status Author

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    Yah, the design is cool. Just too much fricken steel for my tastes /forums/images/icons/smile.gif

    I'm still contemplating on what type of design to go with. This gives me an idea or two. Good work, keep it up and us informed.
     
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    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    looking good /forums/images/icons/smile.gif
     
  8. Zeus33rd

    Zeus33rd Smarter than you GMOTM Winner

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    I just weighed it. 148lbs. /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif
     
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    Looks great, the trees will be mighty nervous when they see that one coming!!
     
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    Looks good...Dan
     
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    It looks super strong and is a good work.
    I want to have it, please, please please !!!
     
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    Zeus33rd Smarter than you GMOTM Winner

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    I could probably build ya one if ya wanted me too. I'd have to wait for the scrap bin at work to fill back up with some useable pieces of steel, but I'm sure I could do it for ya. /forums/images/icons/smile.gif Or if ya wanted one quicker, I could put together a list of materials and find out what they would cost, and arive on a price. /forums/images/icons/smile.gif It's up to you. /forums/images/icons/smile.gif
     
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    Zeus33rd Smarter than you GMOTM Winner

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    Re: Fabricating new winch bumper. Check it out. *MORE PICS* *UPDATED*

    Click the link in the first post for more pics. /forums/images/icons/smile.gif Its coming along nicely. /forums/images/icons/smile.gif
     

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