Customized Constructed Bumper for the 4105

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The prevailing bumper appeared misplaced behind the 41 Cadillac and I made a decision to modified it to slot in near the again between the rear fenders.

(The image beneath is the completed reshaped bumper.)

Custom Built Bumper for the 4105
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The inventory bumper was set in place and as you possibly can see dose not match the again of the automotive. It was marked for heart and the place the primary cuts can be made. It is a lower and match as you go to get the look that I need.

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 As soon as the ends had been lower off it could possibly be slid beneath the gravel pan and scribed for the curve of the again of the automotive.

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 The highest a part of the bumper was lower off and I acquired a part of the curve however nonetheless not sufficient.

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 7 cuts had been made on prime & backside so it could possibly be bent into the curve form.

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 I bent a 1″X 1″ sq. tube to match the curve of the gravel pan then clamped it to the bumper because it was pulled and bent to match then welded the highest first because it was bent into place. The underside was bent as needed, clamped at every lower then welded.

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 All of the welded seams had been floor with a 40 grit flapper disc.

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 It now match the again of the automotive and was pulled in to the gravel pan however one thing needed to be added at every finish.

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 The ends that had been lower off the inventory bumper had been lower right down to match the reshaped bumper.

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 Either side was scribed to suit the angle and hold the middle line of the bumper consistence then welded in place.

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 Above and beneath you possibly can see the place the pointed finish of the bumper was lower off, trimmed down then welded again to type the turned again finish of the bumper.

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The brackets had been lower aside then the one aspect for use was sand blasted.

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 The mounting bracket’s had been bolted to the prevailing tabs on the again of the bumper then I used an acetylene torch to warmth and bend them to suit then drilled a gap near had been the bend is for the second tab is.

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 With each brackets in place it was positioned on the automotive to see the place the brackets wanted to be lower to suit the body.

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 1/2″ bolts had been welded in to fill the 2 holes the place the bumper bolts use to be.

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 After the brackets had been lower off the bumper was put in place, ends of the brackets held to the body mounting holes, marked, lower then bolted to the body and welded to the bumper.

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 With the bumper in place the tail pipes had been match and welded in place, helps fabricated and put in.

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 The reshaped bumper and accomplished exhaust system seems to be fairly good.

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 The underside inside fringe of the fender can be reshaped to match the ends of the bumper, aside from that I like the brand new look.

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