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Old December 16th, 2010, 11:30 PM
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I am thinking of putting my gas cans behind my tire like a rockware bumper. I am concerned about how far the tire will be sticking out. Anybody have an opinion on that. I could do it like the old SG bumper, but don't like the exposed gas cans hanging off the back of the truck. Just looking for input. I got the bumper built, and the corner guards, now I need to start on the tire, gas can, and jack holders.

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Old December 17th, 2010, 12:44 AM
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Looks like I might be too late to assist but thought I'd throw these up anyway. Very simple use of angle iron. Haven't taken any serious hits to say whether they're bullet proof, but will take a heck of a lot more than the aluminum fender. Riveted on some diamond plate to blend with the factory look of the LE. Bolt on so no body modifications necessary.
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Old December 17th, 2010, 08:56 AM
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I am thinking of putting my gas cans behind my tire like a rockware bumper. I am concerned about how far the tire will be sticking out. Anybody have an opinion on that. I could do it like the old SG bumper, but don't like the exposed gas cans hanging off the back of the truck. Just looking for input. I got the bumper built, and the corner guards, now I need to start on the tire, gas can, and jack holders.

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I personally think putting the cans between the vehicle and tire pushes the tire out too far. That's a heck of a lot of weight out there.
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Old December 30th, 2010, 07:52 PM
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here is what I have so far. There are more pics in the small project section.
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Old December 30th, 2010, 09:01 PM
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Looks very well done, you should be proud. I would love to see a few pics closer up of the corner protection if you have any.

Will you be at SCARR this year?

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Old December 30th, 2010, 10:51 PM
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I like it, but I think the tire is too high. As-is it makes your light bar useless anyway and I am sure the rearward visibility sucks that way.
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Old December 31st, 2010, 08:52 AM
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Yes, I agree. I mentioned that in the project section. This is a trial and error process for me because it is the first one I have built. I put the tire that high for departure angle and to leave room for a 35" tire. However, I think there is about 3-4 inches I can lower it and still have plenty of room. I am going to live with it for a little while to figure out everything I do and don't like, then take it off and modify it as needed. Other suggestions are welcome.
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