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mine mounts to my duff bumper swing out
Whoa!! This looks like a Bronco II I should be featuring at
Do you have a thread with pics? The link in your signature doesn't work.
 

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I try to make all weight as low as possible on short wheel base rigs. I have the front and rear stretched to 97.5in wheel base and would like one more inch next time I dig into it. BUT, with that said. I had to get creative with the Hi - Lift mount on the B2. This Mount wont really work for for a stock axle and not high offset wheels but it worked very well for us. I used a off the shelf Hi - Lift mount attacted to the body and clearanced everywhere I needed to get it mounted. Its mounted with wing nuts. Never came loose. Makes no noise. And is easily removable!


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That's thinking outside the box OCD...
Haha, And now you can see why I am who I am ! Sleep Deprivation will do a number to a automate guy with a welder that suffers from OCD !:headbang:
 

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all the jeep guys here have them mounted outside and all their hi-lifts are rusted and looks stuck. but, since the jeeps look like they never leave the street, i suppose it doesn't matter. i tried to put it in my wrangler but with kids, it was just to much in the way so it went in the garage. now, there are two in there just sitting
 

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I keep mine in the garage and just stuff it in the back of the truck when I'm going out and think I might need it. Keeps it from getting too rusty.

I also use it as winch of sorts around the property so it's nice to have handy. I even made a clamp on a chain that I use for pulling T posts out of the ground.
 

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I try to make all weight as low as possible on short wheel base rigs. I have the front and rear stretched to 97.5in wheel base and would like one more inch next time I dig into it. BUT, with that said. I had to get creative with the Hi - Lift mount on the B2. This Mount wont really work for for a stock axle and not high offset wheels but it worked very well for us. I used a off the shelf Hi - Lift mount attacted to the body and clearanced everywhere I needed to get it mounted. Its mounted with wing nuts. Never came loose. Makes no noise. And is easily removable!


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YOu win...that is super cool
 

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I keep mine in the garage and just stuff it in the back of the truck when I'm going out and think I might need it. Keeps it from getting too rusty.

I also use it as winch of sorts around the property so it's nice to have handy. I even made a clamp on a chain that I use for pulling T posts out of the ground.
I use mine for pulling stuff out of the ground too. T-posts and 4x4s
 

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No pictures of my old set up, but, one of my B2, I attached it inside on the passenger side rear and ran the top of it towards the passenger seat, over the wheel, to keep it clean, as I used to live in Taxachusetts and NH, the road salt is brutal. Just keep it right up against the side so it does not spear anyone in an accident.
 

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To give a general concept here in I do not play in the mud. Now there are times it is inevitable you are throwing mud and rocks, but with that said I have had Hi-Lifts for many years without rust or rot issues. Plus I'm a big boy, If I have to grab a muddy Hi-Lift then a will 🤘 You simply buy a bag and use PB Blast Lithium Grease Spray when you put it away. YES, away. Plus we live in Northern California so weather and no salt works great for us. This lift still isn't bagged or greased yet sense last season without issue ( New Bag got ordered when I posted this :taunt: )


Buuuuuuuuut. I have a issue with inside mounted equipment when it comes to weight. Its one of the most dangerous things you could do especially when you have kids. I don't care about the mount or whatever was used to mount it its unsafe in my book and I wont do it just because I've had to witness the aftermath is large items coming loose during off-roading and traffic accidents. They are projectiles at that point. My 7 year old daughter would be sitting next to a 50lb Hi - Lift held on by wing nuts. I'm good. BUT again. Just my $0.02. Many people have done it safely for decades.
 

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I built sand rails in Michigan for many years (more like trail buggies and we weren't kind to them). I had several rules for our personal machines. Keep the weight low. No expanded metal flooring... seen a fella take a huge sliver from above his ankle to sticking out his ass. Horrible. And air cooled only... saw a couple people get schorced from hot coolant. Again... horrible.

My point OCD... I totally get your point. Enough of it I might very well rethink plans for mounting my hi lift inside the G-Unit.
 

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Some of the over 60 like me would remember the old bumper jak that use to mount in the trunk.
The only place I would mount a hi lift is the roof or like OCD frame mount.
I made the mistake of running over to this car that rear end another car at high speed
The couple in back seat were in 4 pieces
Not what 14 year old me was expecting
 

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Definitely thinking harder of my outside mount all that being said @OcdFabrication. The thoughts I had earlier are earning more respect for a final decision. Hopefully have rear lift done and bumper mounted in the coming week/s and get this moving forward!

Something like this. I know I know, should have been an artist...

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