pickup trailer builds #1-#2-#3.... #2 got a upgrade today

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  1. Bowtiek10

    Bowtiek10 Registered Member Premium Member

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    Well, it looks really good with the CUCV grill. Trying not to sidetrack your thread here, but do you know how those grills hold up with hitting deer or elk? I'm thinking about it for my truck anyway
     
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    sweetk30 selective wrench turner guy Premium Member

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    friend had one on a truck with around 9" lift and 38.5 swampers . hit a deer at 60ish and flexed back to just kiss the hood and then back to normal he said .

    i my self have not tested it yet . . . . . and we got deer around here .

    and heads up i had to modify the plow frame to clear the cucv grill guard . easy mod tho .
     
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    In my experience with white tail deer the CUCV brush guard is meh, anything bigger and it's inadequate. Great for branches and a slow speed bump but that's all it's meant for.
     
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    I'm still looking for a old Warn bumper with the hoop but haven't seen one yet, I was thinking about using a CUCV for the time being. Its only a matter of time that I hit something here in Colorado though.
     
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    pickup trailer #2 got a upgrade today

    new set of timbren bump stops for extra capacity for when i put the bri-mar dump insert in here shortly .

    pics 1 & 2 hanging on shop lift and last pic is on the ground on just its own weight . might need to shim them for less gap . will find out .

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