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Old 09-20-2018, 02:44 PM   #1
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Default Mule pro front receiver??

Anyone one here put a front receiver hitch on their mule pro fxt? Look at different options and wanted to see what everyone else has done.

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Old 09-20-2018, 10:26 PM   #2
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I have a bumper from eagle Mtx accessories that has one
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Old 09-21-2018, 06:39 AM   #3
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This is my rig above and I bought my bumper from here:

http://www.texas-outdoors.com/tough-...xt-utv-bumper/


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Old 09-21-2018, 09:22 PM   #4
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I got one from Triple C in Aledo
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Old 09-21-2018, 09:27 PM   #5
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I added one to mine, don't remember the company name, got it on the internet.
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Old 09-21-2018, 10:16 PM   #6
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Old 09-21-2018, 10:34 PM   #7
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thanks guys. It might not be perfect but i think this will work till i can afford a front bumper!!
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Old 09-25-2018, 03:45 PM   #8
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Looks like a winner, I might have to copy
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Old 09-25-2018, 04:42 PM   #9
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Nothing wrong with that!
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Old 09-25-2018, 04:56 PM   #10
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I'm making another one for my uncles mule. I will take more pics and write up a parts list
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Old 09-26-2018, 07:07 AM   #11
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Tuff Country Bumper
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Old 09-26-2018, 07:19 AM   #12
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I have been told that will block too much air flow for your radiator. I have a 50lb one mounted up front and haven’t noticed any high temps , yet.
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Old 09-26-2018, 09:17 AM   #13
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This is my rig above and I bought my bumper from here:

http://www.texas-outdoors.com/tough-...xt-utv-bumper/


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How do you like that high seat?
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Old 10-10-2018, 07:59 PM   #14
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Sorry For the late response but this is what i used for the receiver hitch. Oh course it has been just long enough for me to forget the measurement exactly. This should give you the basic idea. I took and 1/4" thick flat steel and cut it about to 27". i took it to the mill and squared it to 27" even. If you look at the front of the bumper there are 2 vertical bar that are 3" wide and i think 6" tall. this is what you will be bolting around. I drilled 1/2" holes 1.5" from the sides and 1" from the tops and bottoms. The holes are 3-1/8(3.125) apart from each other. Mill out the center about .0010 bigger then the receiver. The pics is what it will end up looking like. I used 4 pieces Galvanized flat steel that was 1/8 thick and drilled holes 3-1/8 part to line up with the holes on the mount. I used 3" long bolts with flat washes and lock washers. These small flat steel will go behind the 3" vertical bars on the grill of the Mule. I hope this makes since to yall( sorry im not very good with typing on the computer)

if yall have anymore questions or dont understand what i'm trying to say, feel free to call or text me at five 1 two- 297- three 034
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Old 10-10-2018, 08:01 PM   #15
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I have been told that will block too much air flow for your radiator. I have a 50lb one mounted up front and havenít noticed any high temps , yet.
I have not had any issues with this set up at all. i have been know to drive my mule on the FM and county roads a few miles to get from property to property.
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Old 10-10-2018, 08:38 PM   #16
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How’d you attach it to the bumper? U bolts or did you make a bracket for the back of the plate?
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