GU Rear Bumper

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GU Rear Bumper

Post by Grootseun » 11 Apr 2012 14:28

Ok so ive done all my homework and i know what im looking for as far as a rear bumper is concerned , i have a draughtsman in the auto industry and laser cutter operator on board in my team
The long weeekend at month end we will take off the rear and start to draw out the physical design and get the first on made

Photos to be added then and as soon as first one is made and we are happy that its moegatle proof i will make pricing available
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Re: GU Rear Bumper

Post by Grant » 11 Apr 2012 20:41

Driko,

I will send you a pic of the one i designed. I would love to have a rear bumper. Just plain and simple.
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Re: GU Rear Bumper

Post by Alex Roux » 11 Apr 2012 22:30

Hi Driko

Keen to see what it looks like and likely pricing
Ditto Grant's comments
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Post by Grootseun » 12 Apr 2012 07:13

Gents the idea is a plain simple bumper with recover points and good ground vclearance and def LED lights no more huge patrol drop out lights , with optional spare wheel carrier

Grant ive your going away on that long weekend pop around wih your GQ and htey can measure and design on your vehicel also , id love fo rus to have affordable bumpers for GU and GQ on file so when needed we just have the laser cutter cut and we assemble
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Re: GU Rear Bumper

Post by Peter Connan » 12 Apr 2012 07:45

Driko, please see if you can also recess the trailer plug?

Every time I need to hook a trailer, I need to bend my plug bracket kack into position! :surprised: :rolling:

If you need any help, I will also be around that weekend.
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Post by Grootseun » 12 Apr 2012 09:00

Peter ill def have th eplug recessed and protected im tored of that kind of problem even on my new navara same issue , ill talk to the guys and find out what day and time , maybe we can all sit and desing the right toy
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Re: GU Rear Bumper

Post by SCUBA Patrol » 12 Apr 2012 09:19

Watching the space :clap: :idea: :thumbup:
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Post by Grootseun » 12 Apr 2012 09:46

Scuba for what its worth ive sorted the intercooler kit for our 3.0 liters , delivering one today and one more next week ill put some pics up then we can get some more feedback form the users and not just my opinion , one is actually going to PE today

As fot the bumper jip watch this space its soon to happen
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Re: GU Rear Bumper

Post by Grant » 12 Apr 2012 10:41

Grootseun wrote:Gents the idea is a plain simple bumper with recover points and good ground vclearance and def LED lights no more huge patrol drop out lights , with optional spare wheel carrier

Grant ive your going away on that long weekend pop around wih your GQ and htey can measure and design on your vehicel also , id love fo rus to have affordable bumpers for GU and GQ on file so when needed we just have the laser cutter cut and we assemble

Hi Driko,

Will do so. I am planning to be at home. Below is the pic of the one I designed. Cannot find the file but will start looking.
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Re: GU Rear Bumper

Post by Grootseun » 12 Apr 2012 14:55

Grant looks good , very similar idea to what i have , lets see if you are home that longweekend we can look at designs and measure both vehicles while we are at it
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The ground clearance id like to get
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The finished product , i want ot go for this kind of lights
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More or less this kind of look
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