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I want to build a new front bumper for my jeep. I know what i want it to look like but i cant find any dimensions or pcitures or material lists of what i need and i was looking for some help. I want the bumper to look likeName:  bumper 2.jpg
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Make a card board mockup then measure all the pieces out flat to figure out how much plate you'll need and what thickness. Tie the clevis tabs together with them selves and the bumper mounts so you know they'll hold up to use the rest is more for the "look"
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Originally Posted by jswift716 View Post
Make a card board mockup then measure all the pieces out flat to figure out how much plate you'll need and what thickness. Tie the clevis tabs together with them selves and the bumper mounts so you know they'll hold up to use the rest is more for the "look"
I was going to recommend cardboard as well. Basically anything that's cheap that you can use as a template.
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Originally Posted by 00cherokeesport View Post
I want to build a new front bumper for my jeep. I know what i want it to look like but i cant find any dimensions or pcitures or material lists of what i need and i was looking for some help. I want the bumper to look like
lol I feel flattered that you like my bumper.

I used cardboard and tape to make my own fake bumper. Then cut all the tape, next put all the cardboard sections on plate, traced around it, then cut it.
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You'll need:

-beer
-tape measure
-marker
-cardboard
-knife
-tape

Get after it.
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lol I feel flattered that you like my bumper.

I used cardboard and tape to make my own fake bumper. Then cut all the tape, next put all the cardboard sections on plate, traced around it, then cut it.
What did you cut with? Is an angle grinder with a cutting wheel enough?
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What did you cut with? Is an angle grinder with a cutting wheel enough?
sure if u bought 200 discs. Lol. My entire bumper is 1/4 thick. I used oxyacetylene cutting torch and a grinder to smooth out the edges.
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I dont know if you got anywhere with this but the JCR Offroad DIY bumper kit is pretty darn close to what you want.
It comes all pre cut and tabed. You just bend at the tabs and welderup!
http://www.jcroffroad.com/product/DIY-XJ-F.html
Pretty hard to beat the price.
I used their kit and added a pipe and made it a bit wider to extend out to the flares.
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I dont know if you got anywhere with this but the JCR Offroad DIY bumper kit is pretty darn close to what you want. It comes all pre cut and tabed. You just bend at the tabs and welderup! http://www.jcroffroad.com/product/DIY-XJ-F.html Pretty hard to beat the price. I used their kit and added a pipe and made it a bit wider to extend out to the flares.
that look good. Nice job
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Nice Work.
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t-mfab.com has a diy bumper kits! http://www.t-mfab.com/store-3/front-bumpers/
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