How To: Modify Brush Guard Backets For BL

Discussion in 'How-To Submissions' started by 2004xlmiller, Apr 26, 2012.

  1. 2004xlmiller

    2004xlmiller Member

    a few people have asked how to modify brush guard brackets to have the brush guard fit with a body lift. i recently did this so i took pics to share the procedure with everyone here. its straight forward but itll make people feel better to see it done and have something to refer to.
    safety glasses
    angle grinder
    tape measure
    masking tape
    spray paint to paint over the welds and prevent rust.
    first take your brush guard brackets and tape off 3 inches that you want to cut out.
    find a clamp or something to hold the bracket still while you cut out the 3 inches you cut out. i used my jawhorse, great tool. but any workbench vice will do the job.
    heres my setup:
    measure twice cut once. make sure your lines are parallel and spaced 3 inches apart. also, grind off the paint around the cut so the bare metal is exposed, for welding.
    after cutting you should be here..
    then weld the pieces back together, make sure theyre straight!
    and done!
    Last edited: Apr 26, 2012
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  3. Hooligan

    Hooligan Rangerholic!!

    Nice write up!
  4. good write up and pics make a world of difference sometimes lol

    should be a sticky
  5. 08 Ranger Sport 4X4

    08 Ranger Sport 4X4 New Member

    Great write up! This will be helpful to many.
  6. OP

    2004xlmiller Member

    thanks guys, hope it helps.

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