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Can someone show me what the latch looks like on the 4x4labs dual swingout bumper?

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by Arya Ebrahimi, Feb 25, 2007.

  1. Arya Ebrahimi

    Arya Ebrahimi

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    Hey guys,

    Spent over an hour trying to find the info I'm looking for through search last night. Although there are a ton of beautiful pictures out there, I can't find one detailing how the latch works. It appears as if there is only one latch that secures both swingarms.

    Can someone snap me a detailed pic of how it all works? I'm currently designing my own rear bumper and will be using dual swingouts, but can't figure out how I want to do the latch.

    Thanks,

    Ary
     
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    HTH.

    This is my rip off of lukes design : note his is much nicer but same exact principal.
    Purchase latch @ MSC and you will figure it out.
    Probally what you cant see is the stop blocks on the bumper and the arms.


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    So the two arms just clamp to eachother? There's nothing that actually clamps them to the main part of the bumper? What keeps them from wiggling back and forth?

    Thanks,

    Ary
     
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    Yes, they are clamped to each other. Pinned to the stop block by the cam action of the lever clamp.
    As long as you get the geometry close, It doesn't move.
    I get a tad bit of up and down @ the stop blocks 1/16- 1/8.