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Old February 22nd, 2012, 02:15 AM   #18
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Started work on the rear bumper, Im trying to make it as simeple as possible wile still doing its job for recovery. Im useing 1/8" wall 2"x4" tube, for the bumper, the mounting plates are EX TEN-50 1/4" plates I cut on one of my lasers at work, along with 2"x4" tube for an inside the frame mount, the recovery tabs are laser cut from A514 3/4" that will go through the bumper and be welded on both sides.

Dring tabs


I cant figure how to post this as a video on here but this is them beeing cut out.
http://s74.photobucket.com/albums/i2...=VIDEO0046.mp4

http://s74.photobucket.com/albums/i2...=VIDEO0045.mp4

Bumper plates.


Cutting
http://s74.photobucket.com/albums/i2...IDEO0045-1.mp4

Got the rear bumper and hitch off.


Im still trying to decide what angle i should cut the ends of it at.



Wile I ponder on angles/waiting for warren pipe to get more tube in, I went to Joes Army Navy, and found thees neat little guys.

This.


Becomes this.


Also, since my taxes were nice, I took the ford 9" housing in to DTS and they installed a spool, 5.13 gears and a Ubolt style yoke for me, and with a 24hr turn around, it was a glitch but cool haha.

mmm


BEEEF


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