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Old 09-16-2007
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Hey im thinking of putting a westin bull bar on my 07' ranger. im wondering do i need to cut anything such as the lower plastic valance or anything to install it and do i need to relocate my liscense plate? please help me out before i buy it

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you shouldnt have to cut anything they are designed to wrap around. as for the plate, mount it to the bull bar.
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o ok thanks iv'e heard that i would have to cut holes in my lower valance and everything so thats good that i shouldn't have too. Would you recommend a bull bar or are they just not worth it?
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i prefer the westin full brush/grill guard. more front end coverage.
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alright i think about it but i dont really think i want all that in front i was just kindve looking something small yet nice lookin that i can put lights on but ill definatley give it a look thanks
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07ranger has pne. Look for his pics
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just saw this, since the 07 bumbers are more "squarish" the westin bull bar will push in the bottom a lil bit. what i did was make a half circle into the bottom, and the bumper returns to its orignal spot. BTW: u cant even tell that the half circles are there because the bar will cover it all up. heres some pics of mine for ya,

here is a perfect picture describing what happens. u can see my lower valence turns up and in.

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These are after my tires and lights, but u can kinda see that the bumper came back down to normal position.

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wow thats the same setup i want. what kind of lights are those on the bar i kno wthere piaa but are they the SMR? Awesome truck too looks kind of like mine, i hope mine looks just as good. How do you like the black too, people say that it rusts really easy and crap but i really dont want chrome so i guess how is yours holding up? No rust or paint nics.
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and overall what was the total cost of the setup if you dont mind me asking.
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bull bar: $50 off of here (picked up)
lights: $50 off of ebay.

Bull bar and lights $100
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Wow you got lucky man thats cheap im about ready to spend around 400 altogether. Hope i can find a good deal like you. and does your truck have any thing done to the suspension or is it stock?
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right now its stock. im just ordering the 3" spindles right now, i already have AAl for the rear so when the spindles come in, ill throw them on :)
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cool that looks good at the stock hieght i was scared that it was going to look dumb but now i cant wait to get mine. thanks
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