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Day 1: a set of sliders



Days 2-3: front bumper almost completed









 

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i can't tell but i hope you gusseted the mounting points.

and def add another mounting point.
 

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yes they are gusseted
 

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I would go with more than 3 points on those sliders
these are just your basic everyday sliders, for maybe a "once every 2-3 months" trail ride. Nothing hard core here
 

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I would go with more than 3 points on those sliders
If your going to weld them on then yes I would have to agree.
Bah, weld ons. You should convert them before you weld them on.
x2 I would change to bolt on and you would be fine with 3 mounts.

something like this: click here

If you don't have the resources to make bolt ons, cbi sells just the mounts for 15$. check it out.
 

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i like the bumper...
i would probably plate some of it just because i like a little more built look..
but pretty sweet
 

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Bumper looks good
 

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Damn that bumper looks good!! I like the way you tied it all together in the center. Took a lot of thought to pull that off and have it look that good.
 

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If your going to weld them on then yes I would have to agree.


x2 I would change to bolt on and you would be fine with 3 mounts.

something like this: click here

If you don't have the resources to make bolt ons, cbi sells just the mounts for 15$. check it out.
First off, the bumper and sliders look great! Did you design the bumper yourself?

I also wanted to ask Mudweiser about the bolt-on needing only 3 mounts, while the weld-on it's recommended to have 4. Why is that? Is it because welding creates a weak zone in the frame with the HAZ, thereby making it inherently weaker and needing an extra (4th) mount just to be sure? I only ask because I'm curious and interested in learning.
 

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Looks good brad is that your dads truck?
 

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yea its his.

Im gona go ahead and add another mount, dont really see why if done right but oh well.
 

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no Im just gonna leave it........... Actually thats the last thing I did today before I came home.
 

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OK, You be suprised with what people over look sometimes?
 

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started on the rear bumper











 

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Real nice job there! I like the overall look of your sliders and the front and rear bumper. The only thing I was surprised to see is the use of the tow hitch as your main support structure to fab up the rest of the bumper. That particular tow hitch is really hanging low. using it, you loose a bunch of departure angle, you will be dragging your bumper a bunch of times. I would get rid of it and weld on some box/retangular tubing and fab up a receiver hitch built in.

This way your departure angle would increase and your bumper will look tons better.
 
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