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I only see one place in the pic where frame looks "flattened" a bit. And that looks right where the bottom u-bolt was, and looks like it was flattened from an over-tight u-bolt. I would put a u-bolt back in, but use nylock nuts this time, and not over-tighten it. Let others weigh in first, cause I don't have this same specific setup, just commenting on what it looks like to me. I'm wrong as often as I'm right.
Edit: after looking at it closer, I do see what appears to be a start of a "kink" happening, right at the bottom of the mount plate on that side of the frame tube. Hard to tell if it was from u-bolt tightening, or plow impact, or the combination of both.
2011 Grizzly 450 EPS
Artrax CTX 26-9-12's all around
on Rock A168 rims
JBS sheave - no shim
18 gram Dr Pulley overdrive sliders
MotionPro twist throttle kit
rear brake lever run in vertical orientation
gripper seat cover
rear fender flares
Champion 3000 lb winch w/ synthetic rope
KFI 48" plow
handlebar mounted light bar
homemade electric plow angle
homemade plow height indicator
2004 Rancher AT
it's finicky and a turd but
i'm not cruel enough to sell it
Last edited by tythomps; 12-13-2016 at 07:27 AM.