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Bull Bar Questions

Discussion in '2001-2005 Explorer Sport Trac' started by learjet2254, July 26, 2011.

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    1. learjet2254

      learjet2254 New Member

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      Hey Guys, I'm looking into buying a bull bar for my 2003 Sport trac with a 3 inch body lift. I was wondering whats a good brand of bull bars for my sport trac. I was also wondering if I'm going to have to change anything to make it fit with a 3 inch body lift.
       
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      Yeah since you have a bodylift you'll have to fabricate mounting brackets
       
    4. 01Rockstar

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      will look better with a full brush guard if you have the cash.
       
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      I like the Westin Safari Bar. That's what I've got on mine. (No body lift though)
       
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      Hey J.B. could u provide a pic of the bar and ur lift now?? Curious as to what it looks like :)
       
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      Yup, as Jerry said, fabricating mounting brackets will be necessary. I made mine of 3/16" steel plate. It's what I had laying around, and it's stout. More solid than the factory brackets on my wife's Westin on her Tahoe.

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      You'll also need to be comfortable with cutting some cladding, like this...

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      Bull bar or full brush guard is personal preference. I like my full brush guard, though.

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