source for bumper caps?

DougM

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I just built some bumpers from 1.5" .120wall tubing and need a source for plastic caps to cover the ends?

I plan on siliconing them in to keep water out but cant find any. I know they make them since Fabtech, etc plugs them into the ends of their bumpers.

Someone advised me welding steel freeze plugs into the ends but Ive painted them already and dont want to weld on them anymore.

PS if theres a source in SD area that would be great.

Thanks,
Doug
 

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Protrux has some in San Marcos. Check them out here on their site:

<A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.protrux.net/specials.htm>http://www.protrux.net/specials.htm</A>

$8/Pair

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Mike_HKmtrsprts

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we buy them from camburg and since we dont have tig welder we just mig them on the grind and buff to smooth finish the plastic ones look kinda ghetto, but hey what ever float you boat....Mike
 

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just cut some little circles out of sheet metal and mig them on then grind and paint. Sounds easier to me then driving all over to find some fabtech looking cap. I just did this on my bumper and it only took a little while and it doesn't even matter how good the circles are cut.

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The plastic caps are great because you can store your favorite pharmacutical inside the tube.They neve look there.I read that somewhere

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TDORSloppy

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Here Protrux is selling them for $8 a pair. They only are made for 1 1/2 .120 wall tubing. They are billet alum. and are a couple thousands over 1.25" O.D. so they tap in and stick with a rubber mallet. Their number is 760-761-0170.
 

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Turn your own plastic ones on a lathe.

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I do like the billet alum ones.. As soon as Protrux has some for 1.750x0.120 then I think I might just have to get me a pair.

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DougM

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Id just rather get the plastic, silicone them in and they''ll never come out. Plus they dont look all schmegma'ed out like the aluminum ones.

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Yeah and I bet that aluminum skid plate looks schmegma'ed too.. LOL .. You do know you can paint aluminum to match the bumper. But have fun paying 4 or 5 bucks or maybe more for some little peices of plastic. And will they be the same color as your bumper??? I think not....

Doug I am just givin you s@*t. Dude it is your ride so do what ever you want.

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TDORSloppy

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I'll admit, the caps are kinda disco but better than rusty holes or gizzed on pieces of plactic. If I had a bumper I would put them on my piece of shyt.
 

Kritter

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I think the spelling is jizzed rather then gizzed

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Ya know I think Fabtech will sell there bumper caps ... Just dont know if you want to have Fabtech on the side of your custom bumper... It might blow peeps mind.

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DougM

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Hey Thanks Kreg, but i'll pass on the FabTech stuff.

I did find a source finally for the caps.

Industrial Metal Supply here in town-

thanks for all the help and some goofy suggestions!
 
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