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Old 12-16-2006
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My solution to the front pushbar options

Well i work in a junkyard.. and as i was rolling around in the ranger.. i decided to take a cruise through the 4x4 truck section.. and low and behold a full size bronco had a nice chrome push bar on the front of it.. well me being the imaginative kinda person i am.. i decided i'd pull it off.. got it off after 4 rusty bolts, and stuck it up the front of the truck.. now.. i didnt realize how big it was at first, but after i put it on and mounted it with the lights.. i basically said screw it, im not taking it back off.. lol but i like it.. its massive.. i could take a cow out and keep rolling with it.. but hey.. it was free.. can't complain

btw.. thats my 22x24 carport.. not the junkyard.. thats about 20 miles in the direction that cameras pointed



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That thing is huge!!! There goes your gas mileage haha
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That thing is huge!!! There goes your gas mileage haha
lol its about 20 pounds at the most.. i have about 200 pounds of tools in the box.. and my whip, stereo.. and all take up weight.. but at the same time i've basically done weight reducing alot.. need bigger lights now though lol
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um no...lol
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just doesnt look good because its so wide...
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It is humongous....Makes those lights on it look tiny!!!
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why dont you just unbolt those two center sections and cut them to size so it fits. I like that style but it looks like a $20 suit on a 300lb man.
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I'm not diggin it, to big imo, but what ever works for you.
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well i pulled it back off.. im going to go get a JCwhitney bar.. just sell this one to someone who has the right truck for it.. just mounted my lights back on my bumper andonce again im pushbar-less :(
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well i pulled it back off.. im going to go get a JCwhitney bar.. just sell this one to someone who has the right truck for it.. just mounted my lights back on my bumper andonce again im pushbar-less :(
I wouldn't do that, I'd grind down the welds on the sides, hack about 6-10" off each tube and weld the side back up. Looks sturdy and clean, I'd add head-light bars while doin it, would look mighty cool
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well when i see a bar comin down the road with a ranger following it i wil know that its you
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well when i see a bar comin down the road with a ranger following it i wil know that its you
lol look for a truck with a whip in chase.. i'm getting the smaller version for the ranger.. already got someone who'll take it if it fits his bronco tommorow at school..
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ehh, I thought this $25 bar I got wasn't the right fit

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so push bars CAN look bad...you really should be just buying the right one that fits your truck...
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ohh yea.. i know.. that bars long gone now.. im just gonna buy the ranger center guard.. gotta get the BL and skid plate done first so i know how its all going to fit
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