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Old 04-04-2018, 11:35 PM   #1
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Default Mule 4010 bumper upgrade project

Decided to stiffen-up the factor front bumper on the Mule 4010. Some 1/8” plate, some time with a drill and grinder, and a couple hours in the welding shop.

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Welding complete and test-fit:



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Old 04-05-2018, 10:29 PM   #2
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Wow that looks great. You could just run the deer down out there in West Texas.
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Old 04-05-2018, 10:56 PM   #3
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Are you worried about it overheating? It looks good but your radiator is blocked pretty good
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Old 04-05-2018, 10:58 PM   #4
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Not at all. The holes should give it enough. As well as the gaps I built in. The mule’s top speed is 20-25 and usual is 5-10 so the fan is the cooler and not air thrust from speed. There are a few aftermarket guards that are solid and have no problems.


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Old 04-05-2018, 11:00 PM   #5
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Good thick coat of self-etching primer/paint and she will be off to get bedlined next week.




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Old 04-09-2018, 10:56 AM   #6
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Dropped it off a bedliner shop this AM....
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Old 04-09-2018, 11:48 AM   #7
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Looks good

Did you dimple die the holes?



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Old 04-09-2018, 11:51 AM   #8
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No....old schools drill and bits.


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Old 04-09-2018, 09:54 PM   #9
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Done!




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Old 10-26-2018, 02:11 PM   #10
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Are you worried about it overheating? It looks good but your radiator is blocked pretty good
Update: We can drive UTV's around town legally (Shiner) and we used ours almost every weekend to take the kiddos fishing at the park and to drive to Howard's for a cold one. Sometimes in triple digit heat and never took her out of low gear. No over-heating issues at all.
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