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Front mount receiver

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by rpellicer, Feb 1, 2005.

  1. rpellicer

    rpellicer Registered Member

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    Does anyone know who makes a front mount receiver for a '91 Blazer? I've been looking online, but I've only found them for '92-up.
     
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    mikey_d05 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I don't think anyone does. '92 and up would be IFS rigs like my DD.
     
  3. goldwing2000

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    Well... I do. :D


    I made one for mine, anyway. If you know how to weld and have some 1/2" steel plate, it's not that difficult.
     
  4. renny

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    Hidden hitch used to but now Warn is the only company I know of that makes one. The problem is its expensive I was quoted $225 bucks for it when the warn classic winch bumper would be $335 and $104 dollars for the bumper and the mounting kit.
     
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    dremu Officious Thread Derailer Premium Member

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    Warn makes them, as noted, for the 81-87/91 body style. Leastaways they did two years ago or so when I put one on the Burb.


    Nobody makes 'em for 73-80 that I've found -- 'cept, as noted, custom jobs.

    -- A
     
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    Poohbair 1/2 ton status

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    Leadfoot067 has one on the front of his K30... he maybe able to help you out a little?:dunno::dunno: :dunno:
     
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    I fabbed one in my bumper. You can buy the receiver part at a trailer supply shop. Then use some flat plate at least 3/8" thick with some bracing.

    It is a fairly easy project...


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    Cabela's lists a Warn for your application. It's $180. A little pricey, but if you don't have access to a welder it's your best bet.
     
  9. goldwing2000

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    I never would have thought to check Cabela's. :confused:
     
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    DPI 1/2 ton status

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    That was a great idea!
     
  12. rpellicer

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    Found the ones by Warn, thanks. The custom built ones seem interesting though. Maybe time to take a trip to wrecking yards to find one wide enough that I can chop to size.
     
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    I made this one about ten years ago. It's been on 2 K-10's and now my '73 K-5.

    Even pulled up a few small trees and listened to the frame groan and squeek winching with my Warn i9000.

    [​IMG]
     

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