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Old 06-04-2014, 09:18 PM   #131
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Nat, whaddya think for steel tubing for a bumper, nothing too heavy on the front end. Multiple 2" square tubing? The bumper itself is pretty stout. I need something more for above the bumper.
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Old 06-04-2014, 11:07 PM   #132
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I have the skills and the tools. My biggest questions was material size. I cant bend anything too big. Maybe 1.5" I could do double pipe if needed.

Just needed some ideas to kick around in my head.
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Old 06-05-2014, 12:25 AM   #133
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Hmmmm...could make it so the whole section slides into pockets welded to the bumper.

I'll add it to my list of projects....all which seem to be wrenching on vehicles lately.
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Kinda along these lines. Red lines are pockets. I need something that will come off easily. Might have to download the pic and zoom in.
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I think I have access to 30' of 2 1/2" - 3/16 square tubing. I'll check after our weekend trip. Have to figure out what to make the pockets out of yet.
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Change of design:

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I might have better access to flat stock. Thats pretty strong right there, I've yet to bend it. I do want it to give if I hit something, so it cant be too strong.
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709 miles this weekend, just shy of 10mpg to boot!
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Cool . WHERE ARE THE PICS?
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