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Side bars and Front bumper...

Post by G-MAN » 10 Jun 2009 08:48

Today I start making my own bumper and rocksliders! :think:
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Re: Side bars and Front bumper...

Post by Herrie » 10 Jun 2009 11:29

Remember we need pictures of you progress!
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Post by SRXy » 10 Jun 2009 12:34

Herrie wrote:Remember we need pictures of you progress!
Lol....I'm sure you'll see the finished product and then G-MAN will be more than happy to sell you a set! :wink:
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Re: Side bars and Front bumper...

Post by Stefan » 10 Jun 2009 13:09

G-man, making my own front bumper is somthing I've been giving serious thought to.

How did you start, do you have a design, or do you make it up as you go along? Are you doing all the fabrication yourself? What material are you using?

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Re: Side bars and Front bumper...

Post by Tjaart » 10 Jun 2009 14:39

OOOH :surprised:

Now this will be very interesting. It's something I also considered doing. Good luck and God speed. Keep us posted. :bravo:
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Post by Lunar » 10 Jun 2009 19:44

Hou ons op hoogte asb!
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Post by G-MAN » 10 Jun 2009 22:24

Make a cup of coffee, sit down draw some pictures... and more! :think: Start cutting some hardboard up, tape it together and then some changes. :doh: If im happy :biggrin: i start cutting up some metal plate! Some welding,grinding,bending and some 'hammer' work, then off to the coaters and Bob's your aunty. :blonde: Almost that easy :tease: :thumbup:
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Post by G-MAN » 10 Jun 2009 22:30

Oh yes! Side bars allmost finished,will take some pics and post it soon. :rock: :rock: :rock:
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Re: Side bars and Front bumper...

Post by SRXy » 11 Jun 2009 07:12

G-MAN wrote:Make a cup of coffee, sit down draw some pictures... and more! :think: Start cutting some hardboard up, tape it together and then some changes. :doh: If im happy :biggrin: i start cutting up some metal plate! Some welding,grinding,bending and some 'hammer' work, then off to the coaters and Bob's your aunty. :blonde: Almost that easy :tease: :thumbup:
LOL @ Hammer time!!!

Can't wait to see your cab with it's new bumper and sliders
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Re: Side bars and Front bumper...

Post by G-MAN » 12 Jun 2009 00:41

Side bars finished. :thumbup: :blonde:
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