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Old 11-08-2012, 03:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Custom True Push Bar!!!

This is my first forum post here. I got my FJ 3 weeks ago and have been working on this push bar since. It's not done but here are some photos

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Size:  12.0 KB this is one of the 2 arms that holds the cross bar. It's made from 4" wide 3/8" steel flat bar.

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Size:  31.7 KB this is the bar welded up. As you can see I welded a 1" strip of .25" flat bar to the edges of the 3/8" arm. This creates an I-beam structure to make the entire bumper more rigid.

I have plans to make an upper mount to the back of the big bar to fully support the bar for impact but I will see if its necessary since it might be rigid enough on its own.

I wanted to keep a stock look with some strength of a steel bumper.

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Old 11-08-2012, 03:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 11-08-2012, 03:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Custom True Push Bar!!!

This is what I need, I seem to always need to push something around. My poor plastic bumper is all mushed and crumpled from moving dumpsters and stuff like that.
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Old 11-08-2012, 03:56 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I'm interested in seeing the final product. Nice moccasins btw
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Old 11-08-2012, 04:05 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I'm going todo a final test fit tmrw and then bedliner time! Btw guess what's being mounted to the top of the push bar

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Old 11-08-2012, 04:11 PM   #6 (permalink)
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That thing looks he77 for stout. Great idea.
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Old 11-09-2012, 04:27 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Well I'm fitting it as we speak but god is it a pain in the ass to get these bolts in!


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Old 11-09-2012, 04:32 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I'm going todo a final test fit tmrw and then bedliner time! Btw guess what's being mounted to the top of the push bar

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Very cool! What model LED lightbar is that? How wide? Also, if you do plan on pushing with that, i'd look into some kind of upper support as well.

Edit: sorry, i just read that you might be doing just that.
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Old 11-09-2012, 06:05 PM   #9 (permalink)
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