DIY rear bumper build

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Re: DIY rear bumper build

Post by Nissan KingCab » 29 Jul 2015 16:32

hugejp wrote:Would these templates work on my 2004 Y61 4.8??? :pray:
If your original bumper has the alu step plate then yes, but not if you have the bumper like the one that broke on Dawid Taljaards Patrol with the factory welded extension on recovery point.

The holes will probably be the same but it doesn't extend far enough to clear that extension on recovery point. If you make the bracket longer it might work.

My new bumper is closer to body than original and doesn't extend that far out, thus improving departure angle! :woo:

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Re: DIY rear bumper build

Post by Nissan KingCab » 29 Jul 2015 16:38

ricster wrote:Thanks mate !!!....

I can copy the measurements from here and draw it In CAD !!!.... Thanks

The angle you have done looks sweet !!!
Ah, the clever people with computers! I'm still old school with hand drawn plans. :biggrin:

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Re: DIY rear bumper build

Post by hugejp » 29 Jul 2015 20:28

GREAT STUFF!

Mine is the old shape, with the alu step in the back...

May I thief the plans from you please!
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Re: DIY rear bumper build

Post by Nissan KingCab » 30 Jul 2015 16:43

hugejp wrote:GREAT STUFF!

Mine is the old shape, with the alu step in the back...

May I thief the plans from you please!
I can mail you the template or you can copy it like Ricster, no worries! Glad if I can help fellow Patrollers out! :thumbup:

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Re: DIY rear bumper build

Post by hugejp » 30 Jul 2015 20:23

PM Sent... :woo:
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Re: DIY rear bumper build

Post by Nissan KingCab » 03 Aug 2015 14:46

hugejp wrote:PM Sent... :woo:
I sent the picture to you!

Can't wait to see what you and Ricster come up with, because everybody has their own idea of what looks good.

I finished painting my bumper this weekend and is now sitting very nice on the Patrol! :woo:

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Re: DIY rear bumper build

Post by ricster » 03 Aug 2015 14:59

HAHAHA.... I'm still trying to come up for air at the moment.... WWW WWW WWW
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Re: DIY rear bumper build

Post by Michael » 03 Aug 2015 19:11

Danie, please post a pic of your newly painted bumper......cant wait to see how it looks on your Patrol
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Re: DIY rear bumper build

Post by Reenen » 03 Aug 2015 19:35

Julle lot sal maak dat ek nou n voor en agter bumper maak vir my GRX. Hy het GEEN towbar, dus in plaas van towbar maak, sal ek sommer n hele towbar/bumper maak...

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Re: DIY rear bumper build

Post by Nissan KingCab » 11 Aug 2015 10:01

Here is a picture of my finished rear bumper just before we entered the Molototsi river.
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