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Old 03-27-2010, 06:23 PM
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I was thinking about getting a brush guard on my new truck but i then realized that it would compromise the awesome look of the front grill we all love on the new rams. Now im thinking about getting a bull bar, probably an aries one, but i was just wondering about how to install these things and if i can do it myself (someone with absolutely NO mechanic experience at all). Ive read online that they're pretty easy to install but im just wondering that if i get one, would it be better to just have the dealership/autoshop install it. Any pictures of rams with bull bars/ brush guards would be cool! Thanks!
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fairly easy you need to cut the valance and my brush guard just bolted on
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i will go get a pic of underneath in one minute BRB
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ok now keep in mind this is on an 08 it does get a little difficult mainly lining it up





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Those guards look better on the 3rd gen Rams...
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heres a better pic of a 2009 with a brush guard


actually i think it looks kind of cool
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Bull bars on the 4th gens are like two boys f##k'in, just wrong...
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Bull bars on the 4th gens are like two boys f##k'in, just wrong...
(in sarcastic voice) why dont you tell us how you really feel
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My install is exactly the same as Hemi's
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I'm not sure how it'll look on your '10, but this is what I did on my '08. It bolted right up the the bumper support brackets from underneath. You just needed to remove the nuts, slide the brackets over the studs, then reattach the nuts. On one of the bolts I had to grind a flat spot on the connected washer, but it wasn't too bad. Also had to notch the valance, as someone else said. Took about an hour or so to install.

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This is a "hunter bull bar" that I got on ebay. You can do a search in the eBay motors section to find 'em. My only complaint was that the brackets almost immediately started to show rust, which caused the paint to peel off. After almost two yrs there was the beginnings of surface rust on the stainless as well (not sure how that happened).

I haven't decided if I'm gonna go with a bull bar on my '10 or not.


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