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Old 03-31-2011, 03:05 PM
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Default Front hitch reciever progress

Almost finished fabbing up my hitch reciever for the front of my truck. I did this so I can mount my winch to a hitch and have front or rear winching capabilities. Took 1/4" channel steel and cut the bottom off so it's 4" tall. Then cut 45 degree cuts in the top. Plan on bending them tomorrow and getting it welded up. Im then welding 2 D-rings to it for extra measure. Photos will be added when finished. I will have about $12 total in this. FYI: all edges will be cleaned up. I know it looks rough right now, thanks to the acetylene torch...lol. This will be bolted through the bumper mount (on the frame with four 1/2" grade 8 bolts.




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Old 03-31-2011, 03:08 PM
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damn i wish someone would make me one
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Old 03-31-2011, 03:17 PM
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Default Re: Front hitch reciever progress

^ yeah, what he said ^
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Old 03-31-2011, 03:19 PM
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me next?
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Old 03-31-2011, 03:48 PM
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Lol Just takes a little initiative guys! And a torch, a welder, and some fab skills....lol
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Old 03-31-2011, 03:51 PM
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and Ambition. Which i have not. lol
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Old 03-31-2011, 03:53 PM
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Money pays!
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Old 03-31-2011, 04:08 PM
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I have everything except a torch, a welder, fab skills and metal
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Old 03-31-2011, 04:24 PM
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^lmao

solder that shit together...it'll hold!
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Old 03-31-2011, 06:33 PM
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what if i actually sent u money to make one someday?
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Old 03-31-2011, 07:59 PM
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Default Re: Front hitch reciever progress

Thats always pissed me off that there are no tow hooks on our 1993-1997 rangers. So if and when I get stuck theres no where to hook onto the front.
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Old 03-31-2011, 08:21 PM
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I want one
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Old 04-01-2011, 03:41 PM
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Well I would have to buy the steel and the other shit...How much would you guys be willing to pay for them? I know the d-rings are about 8 bucks a peice, reciever would be 30, steel would probably be around 20. So, Im thinking around $100 plus shipping would be fair. They are around 25-30 lbs.
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Old 04-01-2011, 03:44 PM
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thats actually pretty good.
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Old 04-04-2011, 03:02 PM
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Default Re: Front hitch reciever progress

Progress as promised. Cut 1/2" of 2" ID square tubing for the gusset on the reciever. Drilled 21/32" hole for the 5/8" pin. Should be welded up and on the truck this weekend.






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