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Old 11-03-2015, 11:24 PM
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Default Pre-Runner Bumper

Hey! So I'm really big into the pre-runners looks and functionality. Eventually I want my 92 ranger to be one, but that's long in the future. For now however, I can get the look down: I want to build a pre runner type bumper, round tubing with a skid plate, maybe a few kc lights (or a light bar) and possibly a stinger. I have a design I like from a different user on the TRS forums.
That's his on a 88 I think.
The front of my 92 isn't to much different but it'll be a different fabrication. Really what I'm looking for is design plans, and or some measurements on tubing and thickness of tubing. Plus how do I mount a skid plate? I know there's a cross member under the hood that could be used, but I'll see what you guys can help me out with. Any help will be greatly appreciated!
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Old 11-03-2015, 11:52 PM
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This is my truck. Different year but same concept. I use 1.75x.120 mild steel. Use tabs to mount the skid plate.

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Old 11-04-2015, 08:45 AM
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How did you mount the bumper on the bottom? Also, nice truck man
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Old 11-04-2015, 02:52 PM
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Just a tube going from one side of the frame to the other. I gave it a bend to make it sit lower. Thanks!
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Old 11-04-2015, 03:53 PM
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I like it, but I don't have a tube bender so I might do small cuts on the tubing to bend it, then weld it together
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Old 11-04-2015, 05:20 PM
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Yeah you could do that
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Old 11-04-2015, 08:17 PM
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It seems easier, I'm terrible with a tube bender.. :/

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I still need to figure out how much material I'm going to need, and start designing it on paper with measurements
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Old 11-05-2015, 10:14 PM
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1.75"x.120

V1


V2
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Old 11-05-2015, 10:15 PM
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I like V2 better
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Old 11-05-2015, 10:17 PM
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Thanks. That's what I have on the truck now.
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Old 11-05-2015, 11:35 PM
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That also is a good bumper design, like the winch idea. I do need to acquire one
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Old 11-06-2015, 04:52 AM
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That is great looking bumper, nice work Stephen, did you build it? there are some nice benders out there , I think I am gona buy this one,

http://www.affordablebender.com/

I think bumper building out here in Tennessee could take off, I will use my truck as a Guiney pig
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Old 11-06-2015, 06:18 AM
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Thanks. I built both of the bumpers at my friends shop. He helped out a lot.
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Old 11-06-2015, 10:55 PM
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I'm at my friends at the moment installing a new exhaust, but soon I'll come up with a design for the bumper!
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Old 12-03-2015, 06:41 PM
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This is it so far, the bender works nice, I got m skid plate made last night, and bought some 7 in KC's off of Ebay
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