I think you could make a mounting bracket that would work without having to replace your body lift with steel tubing that you would also weld too.
Grind the rest of the crumple zone off so there is a flat surface where the original bumper mounted. Then put a flat plate over the triangle piece the original bumper mounted to, but extend this vertical to the height needed to mount this new front bumper. Basically a flat plate that is in front of your existing body lift block that connects to the flat surface of where the original bumper mount is. Then use a gusset in the shape of an “L” that braces the back of this flat piece. This “L” gusset would extend back along the frame rail and would be welded to the back of your flat piece that is mounted flush to the triangle piece where the original bumper was mounted. This “L” gusset would start out at the same height, or shorter if needed, and taper down as you got closer to the frame rail.
You could always cut off the edge of the flat plate on the inner side to give you an access point to get to the frame bolts that secure the “L” gusset to the frame rail, or to be able to weld the “L” gusset to your frame rail.
For the left side, imagine a large lower case letter “h” with an offset smaller letter “L” set just to the left and over the down leg of the “h”. This letter “L” is extending back the length of the body mount tab that sticks out.
For the right side, everything is just mirrored.
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