View Full Version : Building a winch bumper

09-27-2007, 09:56 PM
I've had this warn winch for a few years now and decided it is time to mount it to my Dakota. I can't decide whether to just build a tray for it and mount it as is or if I should ditch the front plastic bumper and build a whole new bumper. Ideas??

What material is best to use that can be light enough but strong enough??

Keep in mind that when I take the plastic bumper off I have to hide the radiator and the trans cooler. Stupid dodge.

This is sort of what I have in mind.


09-27-2007, 10:53 PM
thats a big HEAVY lookin bumper dude

09-28-2007, 06:36 AM
That's what I thought too.

09-28-2007, 09:02 AM
looks good but I don't think you need to use such heavy material to build it

09-28-2007, 05:29 PM
I'm just using his design as somewhat of a referance.

09-28-2007, 09:21 PM
I hope yer welding is alot better than that guys.....hoy.:confused0006: