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Old 05-04-2012, 06:44 AM
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Re: Jay's 05 WK Build Thread

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Congrats on winning JOTM next year.
Took me a minute to get what you meant.

Nice 2013 tag Jay, lol.
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Old 05-04-2012, 11:07 AM
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Re: Jay's 05 WK Build Thread

I call dibs on next year!!! hahahahaha, Don't know how that happened.
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Old 05-17-2012, 11:15 AM
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Jay your jeep is sick bro, I love the way you cut the bumper. I want to do that to mine, is there a write up on it anywhere?
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Old 05-20-2012, 07:12 PM
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There is not a full write up with measurements, but in page 3 or 4 of this thread there is a description of how I did it. I just used a dremel. I love it this way!
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Old 05-20-2012, 07:30 PM
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I agree, it looks killer! I did something similar to mine and I love it. There were a couple obstacles on the trail yesterday that would not have been possible without trimming.
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Old 05-21-2012, 10:35 AM
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Re: Jay's 05 WK Build Thread

It def changes the look, in a good way. Im just nervous hacking up my bumper haha. But that is going to be my new project this weekend
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Old 05-21-2012, 11:03 AM
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Awesome! Post some pics when you are done. The cool thing about it is you can basically shape your front bumper however you want it.
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Old 05-28-2012, 12:00 PM
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Re: Jay's 05 WK Build Thread

Well....I hacked up my bumper.... must say that I love it though, Ill post a pic of it after I give the bottom an undercoat of Rustoleum. Thanks for the ideas guys
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Old 06-14-2012, 08:11 PM
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Well I finally started the hidden winch mount. It's pretty easy when all you have to do is follow Omelet's build instructions, although I'm doing it in a little different order:
First I cut out the front crossmember and smoothed off the edges:


Since don't have a long period of time to do it all at once I went ahead and cut the top bracket from angle iron, mounted it up, and sprayed it black so I can roll without a front bumper cover for a few days while I work on the rest.




I scored enough .25" steel plate at a local metal shop's drop pile to cut out the entire winch cradle for $10 and I'm cutting out the pieces now.
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Old 06-15-2012, 01:39 AM
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Re: Jay's 05 WK Build Thread

Awesome!!! Can't wait to see it all buttoned up. What winch are you going with?
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Old 06-15-2012, 06:17 AM
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Not sure yet on the winch, I'm going to look at an 8k lb warn this weekend that's on Craigslist. I'm stoked to finally be getting this done!
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Old 06-15-2012, 11:40 AM
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Rock on maing looking good!! Can't wait to see the final product
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