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Old 03-23-2015, 09:15 PM
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Has anyone ever drew up some frame stiffeners on CAD or come across some that have? I have access to a plasma cutter so I want to make myself some.
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Looking forward to this. I'm sure it's not that hard.
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It wouldn't be that difficult. Hardest part is getting the front mounting holes for the bumper correct. That's why I wanna see if someone maybe already did it to save myself the hassle.
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Doing the cad can be time consuming. I build them full length for XJ, ZJ & WJs too. It also take a press brake that can handle 5ft of 10ga. minimum
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I ended up drawing an entire set on cad. And I have a hydraulic brake for bending the stiffeners
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Originally Posted by kylelangereis View Post
I ended up drawing an entire set on cad. And I have a hydraulic brake for bending the stiffeners
if you're willing to sell me a set of be interested .. Or sending me the CAD program design.. I also have equipment to make these
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They're not perfect. They require a lil bit of tweekin. But yea, I can send you the files
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Those look great! Can't tell, what thickness are they?
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I'd love to have a set of those drawings as well if you wouldn't mind.
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Once I get back to school I'll convert the drawings to drafting drawings and post em on here
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Those look very clean....I was proud of my hack job 3"x3" angle LOL....put a price tag on those and sell'em!
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