Rear bumper on a 45L Truck

arnott1t

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Looking for some rear bumper ideas on a 45 truck. Just finished my front one up and want something for the rear. Lets see what you folks have done.

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Tyler
 

arnott1t

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Here is the front one

Please pardon the sweet wallpaper in my room. I'm renting and this was the last room availible. Here are some pics.

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Made using 5" channel that has been beveled on the ends. Its 48" wide.
The two upright plates are 3/4" thick with 1.5" sch80 tube.
Its heavier than i hoped but all the metal was scrap from work. Needs a little more clean up then some paint. Waiting to build a back one first though before paint. Paint everything at once. Including my new shackles.

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Tyler
 
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Here's the only picture I have of a rear bumper on this computer. It's a TLC one. I think a swing out is not necessary if you have a pick-up bed. I am planning on sticking an FJ60 or FJ55 tire carrier up under the bed of mine.
 
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arnott1t

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I like em so far. Looks good. Real good. I'm thinking of something like the last one. Keep it tight up to the bottom of the bed. I like the wrap around stuff too. Maybe 3" channel with some angles. Have to see. With a reciever hitch.

Should be good
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Picture of mine

Here's a picture of the one that I recently built for my 1967 FJ45LPB. Made out of 4" OD Sch 40 pipe. Plasma cut down the seam and another one parrallel. Flipped the moonshape and wled back up in jigged stages to prevent warping. The wall on this piece is 3/8". The rest of the mounting frame is cut and fabbed out of 3"8" flat stock. It boxes the rear seaction of the frame completely with counter sunk holes on the inside to fit snuggly against the frame with the buck rivets. Built in receiver, with hole punched gussets for chains. The single holes on either side are where the bolt on rock sliders attach. (I will upload pictures of them next time I go wheeling and throw them on).
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Some more pics

The bolt on rear rock sliders bolt up to the frame of the bumper. 2 front mounts, and one rear mount via 1/2" grade 8 hardware.
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FJ45 Rear bumper

I used 3x6 box section, with tapered/welded end caps and a step-bumper receiver hitch welded to the bottom. It's braced against the rear crossmember and to the frame rails. Coated with cheapie roll on bedliner. See (hopefully) attached picture.

Steve
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All this bumper talk, so I got busy last night and today fabbing one up. been meaning to for a while so I had some ideas and a few things I wanted to incorporate...fj40 rear reflectors(since there are none on the LWB 45's), bumperettes(like the retro look and the truck doesnt get wheeled). Also in the process of adding the reciever hitch, and using an early FJ40 license plate light that will be in a little 'doghouse' above the plate.
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Brett, I like that. Did you change your hinges over to the newer style? I thought that style of hinge was only on the 4-hinge gates?
 
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