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Old 10-17-2010, 04:01 PM
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hey guys im new here and had a couple questions. are there any shops in the 757 that do regearing for a decent price? also is there anywhere that will do custom fab work for like a hidden 2in reciever + light bar? truck is a Chevy Colorado, im from
Poquoson so im not sure if any of yall have seen it or what


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light bar...as in on top of the truck? how would you want that hidden? or were you just talking anout the hitch..the hitch can be modified to fit under the bed and behind the license plate
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sorry should have clarified i want a front 2in receiver to bolt inbetween and take the place of the front tow hooks. reviever hidden behind front plate with like 1.5 tubing come up off of it and "hoop" around about the same height as the lower grille section.. sorry for huge pics

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just red xs...but like a nerf bar..with a hitch ...and you want lights mounted to that bar? is that correct?
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yeah heres a link to a site with pics in the first post http://www.355nation.net/forum/proje...light-bar.html
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you have to be a member to see pics..

so you can buy it but you want someone to make it...it will most likely cost more to make it than buy it
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damn that sites annoying sometimes.. in order to buy it its like $500 then another $50 or so to ship it, id figure if i can get everything cut down to dimension then have a shop weld it up id save alot of $$$
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possible..but then all the grinding and smoothing out,then powdercoating it....you may save a few bucks..
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nah i wouldnt powder coat it, rustoleum + touch ups for life haha.. but you know of a shop that could hook me up? i mean all itd be is a straight bar trailer hitch cut down w/ .5 or .75" brackets w/ 2 holes drilled on each then built the "light bar" off of it
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i could definately do it,im sure i have a hitch laying around i could cut up,i have a tubing bender and notcher...

i would have to pull some measurements real quick..

swing by the shop and i will do some measuring real quick...and give you a price...print out the pic of what you want it to look like..the address is in my signature
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