Higgys 80 restor/project

Higgy

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Thought id have a go at Making some corner Bumpers, The plastic ones on the 12v were Knackered... Got an old head board off one of me Trailers, And set to...
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Each piece was cut and welded....Pain in the arse job to be fair. But Pleased with it.. The one on the other side will be more of a challenge cutting round the wheel Carrier. Made up brackets so as to use the existing mounts, Painted the inside with chassis Black but il find a good two pack maybe for the top and spray them once they are fitted.. Crack on :thumbup:
 
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iwan_t24

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Nice job mate! I'm a big fan of these.. my original corner's are hanging in there in good condition. But will follow suit in the future!:thumbup:
 
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Shayne

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This thread should be called "How to save an 80" :clap:

Wishing now i'd bought steel to make bumpers 2 months ago because your bumper corners prompt some rueful hindsight ,
 
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Higgy

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Thanks for the reply's.. This was going to be a tenplate , for a pair to be made out of Thicker steel, But was impressed with how Rigid it is, I thought sod it il keep this one..... Its just 2.5mm Galvo from a trailer head board... I did brace it with stainless bar on the inside... I think it will withstand a decent Knock...
 
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