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Old March 25th, 2008, 12:52 PM   #21
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I did order a new yoke along with a new Amsteel winch line and new Iroks today, however.

Back on topic: I would be interested in corner guards. I believe we are talking about the PSC Crusher Corner type, correct?
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Old March 25th, 2008, 01:22 PM   #22
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I did order a new yoke along with a new Amsteel winch line and new Iroks today, however.

Back on topic: I would be interested in corner guards. I believe we are talking about the PSC Crusher Corner type, correct?
And you didnt call me for this stuff

and yes the corners would be like the PSC type
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Old March 25th, 2008, 03:40 PM   #23
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I made mine out of 10 gauge (.134). I figured I only really wanted it to protect the body from ripping like an aluminum can when I rubbed it on the rocks. Even 1/4" would bend or buckle when hit just right. I gave it some thought last year about producing some of these because I have the equipment, but wasn't sure if the econmy would support it. For mounting I just punched some square holes for 1/4-20 carriage bolts. Can't give you real world info on if they would hold up (haven't wheeled it in rock since its been done) but I feel they will hold up fine.

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Old March 25th, 2008, 03:47 PM   #24
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Sure would be nice if someone made some corner guards for a Early Bronco
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Old March 25th, 2008, 04:33 PM   #25
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Drop it off and I'm sure I can get something made that doesnt look butch. No offense to guys named Butch. I have yet to be unable to get something made after a custom request by a customer.
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Old March 25th, 2008, 06:09 PM   #26
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Last Pic I seen of that Bronco Mike it needed more than corner guards
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Old March 25th, 2008, 06:33 PM   #27
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We just made deaner a set a week or so ago. We did his with 3/16th and made them custom. We opened up the wheel well and such. We also gave him Steel flairs to boot.

We don't have them on our site yet but we do make them. Jeepfreak, bring that 2A over and we can get that one done also.
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Old March 25th, 2008, 07:13 PM   #28
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You guys just heated them up and bent them around a form right?
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Old March 25th, 2008, 07:35 PM   #29
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Here is what JP fab has done for mine. they made one-off crushers ( there first time ) and have so far made them look comparable to anyone else. They took almost 1" out of the front, 2"s out of the top, and 4"s out of the rear.
Pricing is comparable to everyone else, but a heck of alot closer than anyone else.

id rather give a local Michigander the money then some one in Cali or who has there shit made for them. These pictures are not the finished product in which I myself have not seen YET!

JP Fabrication has done well so far by me, first time builds take alittle extra thought and care and so far they have accomplished what they needed to! I give JP fab a thumbs up, good luck and I hope this helps you out!!! Oh plus they are easy to work with and do what you ask from them.

what do you guys think?






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Old March 25th, 2008, 08:07 PM   #30
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I had a customer of ours try to make some aluminum corner "bling" panels for his TJ. Did it on his own time at our shop, I still have the die we made to bend them with, don't know how close it is to the correct radius, I could check. We went dumpster diving and found a hydraulic cylinder that was damn close and welded crap to it to use on the press brake. The idiot test fitted them on my TJ, scratched up my paint! But I couldn't say much cuz he's a customer...

Personally, I'm leaning towards more of the crush it out of the way group than the keep it together group. If I do anything, it will be something like 1/16" just to cover up the fender a bit after sliding the axle back further. But that I can bend by hand...

I think if you designed it to "not grab" stuff by possibly angling in the lower lips or adding tubing around the lower edge, it might add more strenth (by adding another plane to bend against). But who am I? I would rather have rubber fenders! :) I suck at design!

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Old March 26th, 2008, 08:25 AM   #31
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I think the radius is very close to 3.5"
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Old March 31st, 2008, 07:02 PM   #32
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SO far the only test my 3/16 corners have gotten was backin off the trailer into my GFs LHS. She needs a new trunk and taillight, I just lost some powdercoat
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tab I want a blank set of 1/8 inch yj full corners with no holes or fenderwells how much you charge me? basically just for the steel and the labor to bend it. or if i give you a posterboard template of what i want how much then?

PM if you want, very interested though
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Old May 19th, 2008, 10:17 AM   #34
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I don't care about the weight so for me a consumer the price would have to be considerably less to justify less strength.
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