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Protect your vehicle's front end from the rigors of the great outdoors with a custom-fit grille guard by Westin or Aries Automotive. Enhance your vehicle's appearance while adding a rugged durability. The guards feature a no-drill application, making it easy to install and hit the trails. The tubing is contoured to the front of your vehicle, giving your vehicle a stylish finished look on the road and the protection you need while on the trail.

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Aries Grille Guard Installation - 2004 Chevrolet Blazer

Speaker 1: Today on our 2004 Chevrolet Blazer we're going to be taking a look at showing you how to install the Aries Black Powder Coated Steel Grille Guard, part number AA4044. So whether you're doing some serious off-roading, driving down some country back roads, or if you just want that aggressive look on your truck, our Aries guard is going to be a great choice. And not only is this going to protect the front of our vehicle from brush and other things when we're driving down the country roads, or even off-roading with our Blazer, but it's also going to give it a nice rugged look.Now, our grille guard is one piece and there's no drilling required to get it installed, and it is made out of a carbon steel construction. Our guard is going to have a one and a half inch diameter tubing. It's going to be a heavy wall tube design. It's going to feature a semi-gloss black powder coat finish, which not only is going to give it that nice look, but it's also going to help resist rust.The risers are going to have a protective rubber strip going around all the way to the bottom and up and around the top towards the back, which is going to keep it protected against scratches or anything like that.

Pilot Bully NR-Series Stainless Steel Bull Bar Installation - 2005 Ford F-250

Speaker 1: Today on our 2005 Ford F250 Super Duty we're going to be taking a look at and showing you how to install the Bully NR Series Stainless Steel 3 inch Bull Bar with Skid Plate. Part number NR-304. This is what our Bully Bar looks like when it's installed. As you can see, it's constructed of a nice 3 inch in diameter stainless steel tubing. It's going to be a chrome polish. It's also going to have a skid plate that is removable.Now, this is going to be also good for mounting lights on.

Westin Sportsman Grille Guard Installation - 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

Today on our 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac we're going to take a look at and also show you how to install the Westin Sportsman Grille Guard. This one-piece grille guard offers a black powder coating on a steel frame. The Part Number is 40-0805. This is a very rugged brush guard. It gives a superior protection. It's going to protect from dents on maybe our bumper or our hood, our grill, our headlight areas, just to give us superior protection whether it's from brush that may come up and rub our vehicle while we're offroad or other hazards that we can sometimes find running across the road. You see the smaller bars here. These are going to give us full headlight protection without hampering our headlight performance and they're very easily removable.

Aries Grille Guard Installation - 2012 Chevrolet Colorado

Today on our 2012 Chevrolet-Colorado, we're going to be taking a look at and installing the Aries black grille guard, part number AA4080. Also available in polished stainless steel, part number AA4080-2. Here's what this grille guard is going to look like once it's installed on the vehicle. As you can see, it's going to give us a nice heavy duty clean look to the front of the truck. It's made of a heavy duty carbon steel construction with 1-1/2 inch tubing. Here in front of the headlights, it's got these cages.

Westin E Series Bull Bar Installation - 2012 Ram 2500

Today on our 2012 Ram 2500 crew cab, we're going to take a look at and show you how to install the Westin E-series bull bar with skid plate. This is the polished stainless steel 3 inch tube. Part number is 31-5550. Here's what the bull bar's going to look like installed. As you can see, it's got a really nice, highly polished stainless steel look to it. It's going to give us that rust proof protection that we really want.

Pilot Bully NR Series Bull Bar Installation - 1995 Chevrolet C/K Series Pickup

Today on our 1995 Chevy CK Series we're going to install the Pilot Bully NR-Series stainless steel 3" bull bar, part number NR-101. Now here's what our bully bar's going to look like once it's installed. The bully bar is constructed with a mandrel-bent stainless steel tubing with a mirrored polish bar and plate, offering a seamless weld construction. It's a heavy duty 3" diameter stainless steel tubing. Additionally, the bottom mirrored plate is removable. Here in the crosstube there are two plugs.

Westin Sportsman Grille Guard Installation - 2006 Ford F-150

Today on our 2006 Ford F-150 4WD, we'll be installing the Westin Grille Guard part number 40-2015. Note the install for this application will be similar to a 2WD but we'll be following the 4WD install procedures. To begin we'll need to remove the manufacturer's tow hook. There's two. One on each side and each one is held in with two fasteners. We'll remove the fasteners and the tow hooks. Now after we remove the tow hook and fasteners, we'll go ahead and pull the old nut plate out of the frame that held the fasteners tight.

Westin Off-Road Driving Lights Installation - 2006 Ford F-150

Today on our 2006 Ford F-150, we'll be installing the Westin Off Road Driving Lights, part number 09-0505. We're going to mount these on the Westin Sportsman Grille Guard that has already been installed on the truck. To begin our install, our grille guard has mounting points for the lights already. We'll go ahead and locate the attachment points and remove the rubber plugs. Now to secure the light to the bar, the stud will go down through the light bar, then we'll install a flat washer, a split lock washer and secure with a nut. Let's go ahead and set out light in place and then we'll install our hardware. There's our flat washer, our split lock washer and then the nut. With our hardware finger tight, we'll make any necessary adjustments to the light and then tighten it down.

Westin HDX Grille Guard Installation - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab, we're going to be installing the Westin HDX Grille Guard with the Punch Plate made out of black powder-coated steel. Part number 57-3615. We're first going to begin here underneath the vehicle, we're going to be starting over here on the driver side, we're going to need to remove a bolt, it's this bolt right here, that runs horizontally through the frame and through the tow hook. On this side there is a nut, we'll go ahead and take that out. We'll go ahead and repeat the same process over here on the passenger side. Next we're going to go ahead and just loosen the bottom bolt for each of the two tow hooks. Next we're going to come under here underneath the hood, we're going to need to remove this plastic cover to gain access down behind the grille. Now there's multiple fasteners that we'll need to remove.

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  • Installation Instructions for Westin Sportsman Grille Guard for 2003 to 2007 Chevy Silverado 2500HD
  • If you have Westin Sportsman Grille Guard # 40-1245 the instructions are linked on the product page on the right hand side. I have also included a link for them here also to the right. If you have # 45-1240 I have linked those instructions for you as well.
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  • Availability of Bull Bar that does Not Interfere with Front Sensors on 2017 Ram 1500
  • I spoke with my contact at Westin and he informed me that there are not currently any Bull Bar products that won't interfere with front sensors like what you have on your 2017 Ram 1500. I recommend looking at the Westin MAX Stainless Steel Bull Bar # 46-43750-23755. This features a very nice, polished stainless steel light bar that will bolt to the winch tray so you can mount driving lights and an electric winch. It is a quick and easy installation process with no required drilling....
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  • Bull Bars/Grille Guards for 2014 Toyota Tacoma That Do Not Require Removal of Factory Skid Plate
  • All of the bull bars and grille guards offered for your 2014 Toyota Tacoma will require removal of the factory skid plate for installation. However, the skid plate may be re-installed after some necessary trimming to accommodate the mounting points for the bull bar. Westin offers their Ultimate Bull Bar in both chrome-plated-steel, part # 32-1600, and in black powder-coat finish on steel, part # 32-1605. My contact there confirmed these will fit your 2014 Tacoma. The installation instructions...
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  • Recommended Grill Guard for a 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2
  • I do have a grill guard option for you but I called my contact at Westin and they were not able to confirm fitment of the Westin Sportsman Grille Guard with Winch Plate part # 40-93845 on your 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2. For a grill guard that is a confirmed fit I recommend using the Aries Grille Guard part # AA4088 for black and part # AA4088-2 for polished. The Aries Grill Guard is a one piece custom fit guard with all included parts needed for installation.
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  • Installing Westin Ultimate Bull Bar on 2012 Dodge Ram 1500
  • The brackets for the Westin Ultimate Bull Bar actually pass under the bumper and attach to the frame members. I have provided a photo that will give you an idea of how the brackets attach to the vehicle. If your truck has the rubber splash guard attached to the underside of the bumper, it will need to be temporarily removed in order to install the bull bar.
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  • Winch Mounting Tray For 2013 Ford F-150 With EcoBoost
  • The Westin MAX Winch Tray designed to fit your 2013 Ford F-150 EcoBoost is part # 46-23745. This bolts to the truck frame and will accommodate most winches. This includes the mounting hardware and does not require drilling into the frame.
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  • Westin Bull Bar # 32-1690 Mounting Kit Contents
  • Even though we do not carry a replacement hardware kit for this Westin Ultimate Bull Bar with Skid Plate, part # 32-1690, I can tell you what the contents of a hardware kit would most likely include. I pulled the installation instructions for this product and found that you would need the following to install this product on your 2007 Ford F150: 2 BRACKET, PASSENGER AND DRIVER 4 M12- 1.75 X 30MM HEX HEAD BOLT 8 M12 FLAT WASHER 4 M12 LOCK WASHER 4 M12 HEX NUT 4 M12-1.25 X 30MM...
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  • Install Kit for Westin Bull Bar on 2010 Nissan Frontier
  • I spoke with my contact at Westin, who tells me that the Bull Bars are somewhat vehicle-specific. The only Bull Bars that are compatible with the 2010 Frontier are the # 32-1690 in chrome plated stainless or # 32-1695 in black powder coated steel. The hardware kit is part # 32-169PK, and is specific to the bars mentioned above. The Westin # 31-5170 you mentioned is only compatible with the GM Trucks and SUVs listed on the bottom of the product page.
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  • Grille Guard Compatibility with Parking Sensors on 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500
  • We don't have any replacement bumpers for your 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500, but based on the context of your question, I assume you are asking about a grille guard or bull bar. Although we don't have any that are confirmed to work with the parking sensors, we do have some that are confirmed not to. This is because they haven't found a way around the sensors yet in general, but some systems cause what appears to be no interference, yet the manufacturer cannot make a broad statement. Many...
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  • Aries Grille Guard Mounting Kit Recommendation for Part # AA4068-2
  • We do have what you are looking for. The part number you need is # AABRKT-4068 which is a fit for the Grille Guard part # AA4068-2 that you referenced. This also fits the # AA4068.
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  • Can a Front Mount Hitch and Grille Guard Be Installed at the Same Time on a 2013 Toyota Tundra
  • Grille guards and front mount hitches normally use the same or some of the same mounting locations and/or occupy some of the same space in front of the vehicle. It is highly unlikely you will be able to install both a grille guard and a front mount hitch. I have included a link to the front mount hitches and a link to the grille guards we have for your 2013 Toyota Tundra. Since these items are going to install on the frame rails of the truck, they would interfere with each other.
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  • Installation Instructions for Westin Ultimate Bull Bar with Skid Plate for 2003 Ford F-150 Supercrew
  • I do apologize that there were no instructions in the packaging that came with the Westin Ultimate Bull Bar with Skid Plate, # 32-0245. I have included a link to the instructions below. Here is a brief overview: NOTE: Cutting the air dam is necessary if vehicles are not equipped with either tow hooks or fog lights. See NO TOW HOOK instructions. If you do have tow hooks then move on to the next step. Remove tow hooks by removing front bolt and loosening rear bolt sufficiently. DO...
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  • How Would The Westin Sportsman Grille Guard, # 40-0145, Install On My 2000 Dodge Durango
  • This Westin Sportsman Grille Guard, 1-Piece Black Powder Coated, part # 40-0145, would install onto the bumper brace bolts on the outside of the frame on your 2000 Dodge Durango, you will need to be underneath your Durango to access this area. .
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  • Installation Instructions for Westin HDX Grille Guard for a 2014 Ram 1500 SLT
  • Below are the written instructions only for Westin HDX Grille Guard # 57-3540 for your 2014 Ram 1500. I will also send you a copy of the complete instructions in a separate email. 1. Remove contents from box, verify all parts listed are present and free from damage. Carefully read and understand all instructions before attempting installation. 2. Remove the lower bumper front valance by removing the two M6 bolts at the ends and prying out the center pins of the plastic retaining clips...
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  • Is Trimming Required to Install Westin Ultimate Bull Bar # 32-1965 on 2013 Dodge Ram 1500 Express
  • The Westin Ultimate Bull Bar # 32-1965 is indeed a fit for the 2013 Dodge Ram Pickup and will fit all cab styles. This item installs without drilling. My contact at Westin advised that trimming of the air dam is required. Also, the installation instructions indicate that if the bottom splash guard is to be reinstalled after the bull bar is attached it will require trimming to accommodate the bull bar lower mounting bracket. In a separate email I have forwarded the installation instructions...
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  • Mounting of the Westin Sportsman Grille Guard # 40-0145 On 1998 Dodge Durango SLT
  • The Westin Sportsman Grille Guard, part # 40-0145 attach to the outside of the frame rails on your 1998 Dodge Durango SLT. You may want to compare each bracket to makes sure that one side is not slightly bent which could be preventing the mounting holes from lining up. I have attached a diagram showing the mounting of the Westin # 40-0145 grille guard.
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  • Do Tow Hooks Have to be Removed to Install a Bull Bar # 31-5950 on a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500
  • According to the directions, linked below, for the Westin E-Series Bull Bar with Skid Plate, Stainless Steel, # 31-5950, for your 1997 Dodge Ram 1500, tow hooks are not mentioned as needing to be removed, relocated, or modified for installation of the Bull Bar. If your truck does have tow hooks, either from the factory or aftermarket, you will need to determine, based on the instructions, if they occupy an attachment point needed by the Bull Bar. The only mention of tow hooks being removed...
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  • Installation of Westin Ultimate Bull Bar with Skid Plate # 32-3600 on 2012 Toyota 4Runner
  • According to the installation instructions on the Westin Ultimate Bull Bar with Skid Plate, part # 32-3600, you will remove three factory bumper mount bolts on each side of your 2012 Toyota 4Runner and line up the frame mounting brackets for the Westin Bull Bar with the holes and reinstall the three factory bumper mount bolts on each side to hold the mounting brackets to the vehicle. The Bull Bar will mount to those mounting brackets using two bolts for each mounting bracket. Before...
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  • Will Westin HDX Grille Guard # 57-3540 Fit 2014 Ram 1500 Outdoorsman 4 X 4 with Factory Tow Hooks
  • The Westin HDX Grille Guard you referenced, part # 57-3540, will fit your 2014 Ram 1500 Outdoorsman 4 X 4 with factory tow hooks and plastic bumper cover as long as it is neither the Sport nor Express model. I confirmed this with my contact at Westin. The bumper cover does not affect installation, according to my contact. Installation will require temporary removal of your lower bumper front valance and factory tow hooks, but these will be re-installed. Tools required for installation...
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  • Bull Bar Fits for 2017 Ford Explorer Limited with Front Parking Sensors and Camera
  • For your 2017 Ford Explorer Limited we do have one bull bar option that is a confirmed fit since you do NOT have the Adaptive Cruise Control or Collision Warning Systems on the vehicle. Westin offers their polished stainless steel E-Series Bull Bar # 31-5570 which offers no-drill installation. With it you can use License Plate Relocation kit # 32-0055. This will likely block the parking sensors but will otherwise fit well on the Explorer.
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