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Swing out tire carrier on a burban with barn doors

Discussion in '1936-Present Suburban' started by 84CUCV, Oct 12, 2006.

  1. 84CUCV

    84CUCV 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    I was just wondering if there is a way to do it. i am looking at a burban. would like to do this down the road if i can. thx guys
     
  2. imiceman44

    imiceman44 1 ton status

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    It is so easy, look at the conversion vans, the setup hooks up to the hinges on the barn doors.
     
  3. 84CUCV

    84CUCV 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    i kinda want a whole bumper for my 36s soon to be 38s i hope.
     
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    Have the bumper curve around the edge of the body, and then put the tire mount point on the outer edge and use a j shaped mount that goes around the back ofthe burb.
     
  5. smokkey1

    smokkey1 1/2 ton status

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    check it out...

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  6. 84CUCV

    84CUCV 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    who made your bumper?
     
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    smokkey1 1/2 ton status

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    that's not my burb...
     
  8. 84CUCV

    84CUCV 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    damn, looks sweet
     
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    roadnotca 3/4 ton status

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    Yeah, the bumper approach looks to be the right answer. If you hang it off of the door, eventually the door will fall off.
     
  10. cbbr

    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    A setup like mine would work fine as long as you used a slightly more flush mount. My mount is set up to limit the travel - Thread here

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    84CUCV 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    cbbr that is a sweet set up. looks real good.:waytogo:
     
  13. muddysub

    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    hey i know that guy in the white sub!
     
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    Can you find out who made him bumper? thx
     
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    his name is dan right? I love his brub. is looks killer with the 42" iroks.
     
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    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    his name is dean. have you seen it in person? there isnt a straight piece of sheetmetal or unbroken piece of glass on it! hes got airbags on top of each spring to lean the truck to one side if needed or boost ride height if needed. carrier bearing, 1410 drive shaft. its amazing. ill try to find out who made the bumper, i think it was someone locally.
     
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    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    i believe all the stuff on his sub is made by a guy here locally... give me a day or so to find out.

    heres his email... i have his cell # but im not giving that out.
    dean@deanbennett.net

    sanity optional...
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    thx for the help mike
     
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    on top of each spring??? how does that work... shouldn't it be below each spring??? sounds like a fun thing to do.
     
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    It is on top of the spring between the spring and the frame to lift the truck away from the axle...:D
     

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