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Old 10-19-2006
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Ideas for My frount end

I am looking for a brush gard or push bar or what ever you would like to call them. Not sure what brand or style to choose from and looking for some imput and pictures of your own to help me decide. Linked a picture of my truck so any opinions? Its got a body lift if that changes anything.


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Nice truck. Here is what I have. Its made by Offroadinnovations. It might not be what your looking for but it might be so here you go any way.

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And heres mine...its a Westin Brush Guard. I really like it. This more what your looking for? Oh and Lord of War I really like that^^^


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Nice lookin truck Alex.
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heres one forsale in ohio thats modified to fit a 3inch body lift

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The manik guard that Rocky has for sale^^^is really nice and as mentioned has the brackets modified to fit a 3" BL.

Any aftermarket guard will have to have the brackets modified as I am unaware that offer a bracket to drop another 3" to accomodate the BL.
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Here are a few pics of my truck, I have a 3 inch body lift and I customized the brackets to work for me on my bull bar. I paid $245 shipped for the bar.





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Yep my manik brush guard is still for sale......Looks brand new still, for alittle more $ you can have the 150 watt KC long range lights with the wiring kit.....

The brackets are already cut andwelded for a 3inch body lift.....and i dont think MD is that far away, we could work something out im sure....

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Here are a few pics of my truck, I have a 3 inch body lift and I customized the brackets to work for me on my bull bar. I paid $245 shipped for the bar.





Thats exactly what Im looking for. It gives it a little edge with out covering up the grill. The full brush gards is a little too much for me but yours is exactly what I was looking for. How hard is it to build brackets?
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I have been looking at the westin bull bars like the one 05RangerXLT has. Does anyone happen to have a stainless one I could see a picture of?
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The brackets weren't hard at all, and I didn't even have to do any welding. I chose to just take a torch and cut off part of the bracket, redrilled a hole and mounted another peice of thick steel with a few bolts and then painted it with rustoleum. My bracket is actually adjustable because I drilled holes every inch so if I did remove the body lift, I could just drop the bolt down 3 holes to stock height. I will try to get some pictures of it later. If you look on Ebay they show the stainless bull bar on a red Ranger just to give you an idea.
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Here you go.

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