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Old November 22nd, 2010, 06:54 PM   #1
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who can build a tube bumper for a 1999 chevy?

i have a 1999 chevy that i crashed a few weeks back and am in the process of fixing.. i had a bolt on prerunner style front push bar that i got a lot of compliments on and would like to get another on but i cant really find exactly what i had so i though while i am fixing it i should upgrade at the same time.

the original set up was stock bumper and prerunner push bar:



than it looked like this:



and now i would like to replace is with a custom bent tube bumper similar to this:






so i guess no real tech needed here i just want to know who has the ability to build me someting similar to this and that is LOCAL to me.

also i would like to get some opinions on how my truck would look with this modification?

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Old November 23rd, 2010, 04:49 PM   #2
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no one with a tube bender?? i can do the skid plates and stuff myself i just need the tube part done.
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Old November 23rd, 2010, 08:17 PM   #3
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Firehawk has a bender for sale...you should buy it to do your bumper then let me use it after.

Can Goosey do it in Sebewaing?
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Old November 23rd, 2010, 08:39 PM   #4
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Firehawk has a bender for sale...you should buy it to do your bumper then let me use it after.

Can Goosey do it in Sebewaing?
goosey doesnt seem to have a tube bender the way he made it sound when i was talking to him about fabbing a roll cage for my YJ. otherwise that would have been the first place i went.
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Old November 23rd, 2010, 08:41 PM   #5
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heres a picture of what i am really looking to have made. its just a rough sketch (not exact scale) but it gives you a little better idea what i want.



i would like all the lines in red to be 1.5" OD, the main bar in yellow to be 1.75" or 2" OD and the bars in blue to be 1" or 1.25" OD. also id like them all be be around 1/8" thick.

the green circles are where i want light tabs and the orange boxes are where i plan to put my skidplates

what i really need is the bars bent and welded, light tabs, and the mounts to tie into the frame.

i will fab up the skid plates and paint it to match my truck.

i dont have a problem dropping the truck off without a bumper on it for a few days so you have time to mock it up and get it right. i would just like an estimate on the cost and a timeframe on when you would be able to get it in and how long it would take you.

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Old November 23rd, 2010, 08:53 PM   #6
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were building one similiar for an 04 tahoe next month. I can shoot ya some pics when its done or you can drop it off when we do the other and do both.
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Old November 23rd, 2010, 09:53 PM   #7
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Give us a call. We have made several like that.
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Old November 23rd, 2010, 10:18 PM   #8
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Found some pics





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Old November 24th, 2010, 08:04 AM   #9
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Give us a call. We have made several like that.
what kind of price range would you charge for a bumper like this?
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Old November 24th, 2010, 08:05 AM   #10
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were building one similiar for an 04 tahoe next month. I can shoot ya some pics when its done or you can drop it off when we do the other and do both.
send me some pics when you get it done and price on doing one for me!
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Old November 26th, 2010, 08:54 AM   #11
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and the job goes to.... Chop. hes the closeset person to me that gave me a quote and i cant wait to see how it all turns out!. the truck will be headed there to get the bumper done as soon as the frame gets strightened
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Old November 28th, 2010, 07:43 AM   #12
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Post up some pictures when that job is complete. I was looking to have something like that done as well.
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Old November 28th, 2010, 08:57 PM   #13
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there will be pics posted in my build thread for this truck once the bumper is done
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Old December 6th, 2010, 05:51 PM   #14
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if you don't mind...pm me with what it cost...???
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Old December 7th, 2010, 11:48 AM   #15
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chop does great work so im sure you will be really happy.

post pics when its done
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