Bullbar/bumper options

Bullbars, roof racks, suspensions and other accessories relating to vehicle performance
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Re: Bullbar/bumper options

Post by JoshJ » 04 Dec 2013 14:16

please indulge me and post a pic of a G string bullbar, Ag I mean G-tech :rolling:

I am crazy for the maniac 4x4 bull bar.
i googled it on the inner web, but i can't find any
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Re: Bullbar/bumper options

Post by ricster » 04 Dec 2013 14:26

Found this g-string bull....... oops
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:rolling: :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: ..... comes in red and black too
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Re: Bullbar/bumper options

Post by Alex Roux » 04 Dec 2013 18:26

ricster wrote:..... comes in red and black too

Cedric, are you suggesting that the Lion fans also wear this?
In that case, not to be left out, the makers should also consider the blue and white striped variation of this attire.
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Re: Bullbar/bumper options

Post by Stefan » 04 Dec 2013 20:18

maybe, but then it wouldn't be a 'Bull' bar. maybe a 'Lion' bar?

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Re: Bullbar/bumper options

Post by ricster » 05 Dec 2013 08:33

:lol: :lol: :lol: ..... Lions eat Bulls for breakfast !!!......yummy steak !! :lol: :lol: :lol:

:redface: :redface: :redface: I do hope that's a female mannequin ........ :rolling: :rolling: ..... don't want boerrie roll :redface: :redface:
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Re: Bullbar/bumper options

Post by Grant » 05 Dec 2013 10:55

Clem wrote:Guys, what are my locally available options for the following on a 4.8 GRX:
  • a bullbar or front bumper replacement with integrated winch mounting point and hi-lift jack point
  • rear bumper with hi-lift jack point
Can a hi-lift jack be used on the back of the car without fitting a replacement rear bumper? The front I assume is not really a possibility? I'll admit I haven't really looked at the possibilities yet by climbing underneath so right now am just drawing on the collective experience here.


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I have the high lift jack point in each rock slider and work like a charm. Best and most cost effective option.

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Post by Reinier Claasen » 09 Jul 2015 14:13

Hi Guys.
I'm in the market for a replacement front bar. What do you suggest and what prices are we looking at? I'm in KZN North coast.
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Re: Bullbar/bumper options

Post by Alex Roux » 09 Jul 2015 15:33

The ones wiith the big names (like TJM and ARB) are very expensive and comes with the air bag warranty. Last itme I checked ARB was more than 20k new!
Thats because they claim perform actual tests on vehicles to confirm that they are "air bag friendly"

Else you can have it custom made, in which case it can be a quarter of the price. My view is that they are also airbag friendly, provided that the correct mountings are used.

Then, depending on your budget, you can also hunt for second hand.

For the Patrol, I find that the approach angle of the factory plastic bumber is not all that poor. My original ARB bumper I had did not improve my approach angle.
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Re: Bullbar/bumper options

Post by IanT » 09 Jul 2015 16:29

Or option B, buy yourself the latest Drive Out mag, there is an article in there on a localy manufactured bull bar (it is on a defender but it says they do make for other makes!) looks nothing like the ARB but I like the look of it, and selling for about R3500 - R4000

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Re: Bullbar/bumper options

Post by Reinier Claasen » 10 Jul 2015 08:48

IanT wrote:Or option B, buy yourself the latest Drive Out mag, there is an article in there on a localy manufactured bull bar (it is on a defender but it says they do make for other makes!) looks nothing like the ARB but I like the look of it, and selling for about R3500 - R4000
Will this be in the Weg Ry too?
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