Bullbar

Submitted: Friday, Apr 02, 2004 at 20:23
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Hi All, Got a couple of prices for bullbars for my 99 Jack. I'm interested in an ARB bar or a TJM. I would prefer steel despite the weight { I think ?? } & I want a winch bar & of course has to comply with ADR with regard to airbags, & so I know it aint a $5 item but the quotes I thought seemed to be a hell of a lot of loot. The quotes were $1200 each. Can anyone give me an idea whether this is in the ballpark & if not, any suggestion where to try, even if another reputable brand.
thanks,
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Reply By: rolande- Friday, Apr 02, 2004 at 20:59

Friday, Apr 02, 2004 at 20:59
Pete,
When I fitted a TJM steel bar to the MQ Patrol in 1986 it cost me $850 fitted, so $1200 would seem about right for a good steel bar,
Rolande
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Reply By: Martyn (WA) - Friday, Apr 02, 2004 at 21:14

Friday, Apr 02, 2004 at 21:14
Peter,
Sounds close to the mark, nothing is cheap these days, you might keep your eye in the local paper, or in the weekend papers you never know what might pop up. 4wd club meetings especially specific marque clubs may be able to help. Sometimes the fourby shops sell secondhand gear off cheaply when customers have upgraded. Keep your eyes out something may turn up, the vehicle is four years old now goodies should start to be come available.
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Follow Up By: Member - Peter Z (VIC) - Saturday, Apr 03, 2004 at 08:56

Saturday, Apr 03, 2004 at 08:56
Thanks for your feedback fellas, it prob is fair enough. I'll check the papers etc for a while & if no go, I'll buy the newy.
happy travellin,
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Reply By: Member - Bradley- Wednesday, Apr 07, 2004 at 21:29

Wednesday, Apr 07, 2004 at 21:29
Yeah cause of the airbags they charge a premium for a compatible bar , $1200 is the best i have come up with as well , i'm heading towards the arb winch bar.
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