AnswerID: 60807 Submitted: Saturday, May 29, 2004 at 21:10
Don't know of anything in Melb off the shelf. We are owners (I don't get mine until Tuesday) of a fairly new, low volume vehicle. Custom made is probably the way to go. This will be a little more expensive but if you take enough time and ring enough people you will do allright. After all it is only a case of finding someone who is willing to take some steel or aluminium and bend it into the right shape. A few hours on the phone will save you money.
I tried to get a rear wheel carrier as I originally intended to fit LPG. None available "off the shelf", but after calling enough people I found a number of cost effective solutions. There is always someone out there looking for work, and they are rarely the well known "experts".
Given what you have saved as opposed to buying a Prado or Pajero ($15 - 30,000) it's a small sacrifice to pay.
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FollowupID: 322530 Submitted:
Sunday, May 30, 2004 at 23:40
Not so simple unfortunately. Because of the need to design and test a bullbar that doesn't affect airbag operation, the manufacture of bullbars for low volume vehicles becomes an issue.
A custom made job that doesn't render the vehicle technically unroadworthy would cost a helluva lot of money.
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