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Grille Guard and a 93' ranger

I recently picked up a grille guard off craigslist for $40. It doesnt have the right brackets to mount it. Any other way of mounting it besides welding? And is there somehwere i can find brackets for my ranger?
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Pictures of it would help, man.
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http://austin.craigslist.org/pts/831145747.html

I know it came off a lexus. I thought it would fit. So any ehelp would be appreciated.
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Based on that picture alone, I don't even see brackets. The ones on it don't even touch the bumper? That's all that is is a bumper mount one.

I'd take it to a local welder and ask him/her if they've got an idea on brackets. Shouldn't cost more then the price of materials for them to get some made for ya.
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the brackets that are on it are supposed to attach the the frame. Where exactly do the grille guards attach on rangers?
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Mine attaches to my bumper. There are some that attach to the frame, though. You can also ask a welder that too.

As far as buying some brackets, I don't know if they even make one that's compatible with going from different brands or models.

As mine is mounted, it mounts to the top and bottom of the bumper.
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can i maybe get a picture of how yours mounts? thanks
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Does anyone have a picture of how there grille guard is mounted on there rangers? I need to see exactly where and how it mounts.
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Who the hell puts a brush guard on a Lexus?!?!?!
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It was someone that had bought a lexus from a person off craigslist. it was originally in ohio supposedly where the dear are bigger. So the person that had bought the lexus here in texas took off the brush guard..so there i was buying it....lol
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Typically they are made vehicle specific. Sounds like they left the brackets on the lexus. Not knowing they are for it. If it looks like it can work with your truck you can attempt to make them on your own. Just need to get your hands on some 1/8 plate.



That brush guard inst much match for the deer up here. You hit one at highway speed you just might total a car. You might as well hit a light pole going 30.

This is a small deer for reference. They can be upto twice as big.
http://view.break.com/557978
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/pictures/view/45089/
http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=8eb_1201700949
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the 93s they don't make a bracket that fits its a custom fir because the frame mounted brush guards are for the 98+ trucks so take it to a local welder and have him make custom brackets thats the only way you will get it to fit.
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Why does anyone need a grill guard on a Lexus?
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Typically they are made vehicle specific. Sounds like they left the brackets on the lexus. Not knowing they are for it. If it looks like it can work with your truck you can attempt to make them on your own. Just need to get your hands on some 1/8 plate.



That brush guard inst much match for the deer up here. You hit one at highway speed you just might total a car. You might as well hit a light pole going 30.

This is a small deer for reference. They can be upto twice as big.
http://view.break.com/557978
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/pictures/view/45089/
http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=8eb_1201700949
Now imagine a 1600 lb. Moose that stands as tall as a horse....thats what I have to dodge up here lol.
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