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Old 03-06-2013, 10:47 AM
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hey guys, just wondering what the best route for a light weight bumper would be? im sitting pretty level right now, and the front is as high as it can go without keys.. and i dont want an aftermarket bumper weighing down the front of my truck. so i think i am going to go with a tube bumper. something simple yet effective like this :


what type of shops should i be looking for to make something like this?
is there anyone on here that makes custom bumpers that can ship to canada for a decentish price??
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Old 03-06-2013, 11:00 AM
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find a local fab shop to build you one, shouldnt be too expensive. offer to buy the material yourself. tube bumpers are plenty strong and very light weight.
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Old 03-12-2013, 03:17 PM
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Any local welding/fabrication shop will be able to set you right up. You will have better luck having a local shop build you one versus trying to have one shipped. Shipping will kill you. Not so much due to weight, but the odd shape/bulky bumper will tale up a fair amount of space and thus cost an arm and two legs, maybe a hand.
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Old 03-15-2013, 06:42 AM
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hey found a shop last weekend that only deals with custom jobs =) told them my plan, they are taking the truck in this sunday night, and getting it back tuesday after work
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Old 03-15-2013, 04:08 PM
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Nice. Let us know how it comes out!
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Old 03-15-2013, 04:11 PM
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hey found a shop last weekend that only deals with custom jobs =) told them my plan, they are taking the truck in this sunday night, and getting it back tuesday after work
Make sure to put up some pics for all to see
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Old 03-15-2013, 06:44 PM
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oh forsure guys haha. ill be posting lots
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Old 03-17-2013, 08:31 PM
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hey, got the bumper cut off/shaped slimmer. its sitting in the shop right now like this>> I think it looks killer even just like this
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Old 03-17-2013, 08:40 PM
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hey, got the bumper cut off/shaped slimmer. its sitting in the shop right now like this>> I think it looks killer even just like this
Looks like a 01-05 hairlip

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Old 03-17-2013, 08:51 PM
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pretty much the look I was going for, but it actually wrapps around to the fender, not just end. all the chrome is off as well. ill post the finished product tuesday
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Old 03-19-2013, 12:09 PM
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alright heres an "in the operating area veiw" of what it looks like right now, he sent me a pic of update,

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Old 03-19-2013, 12:13 PM
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Old 03-19-2013, 12:14 PM
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x2 i think it's sweet!
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Old 03-19-2013, 12:40 PM
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thanks guys! best thing is noone around here is gonna get one! this guy said he throws away the blueprints so noone can copy it, and if someone takes a pic of my truck and says "i want this" he will say no think of your own shit ahah
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Old 03-21-2013, 06:58 AM
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ITS FINISHED!!!!!!!!!!! WOOOOOOO pics below. (bumper is cleanest part! you know its new when,,,) lol



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