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Old 09-17-2017, 01:49 AM   #1
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Bull Bars / Moose Bars ???

Anyone seen an All American or other cabover with added protection of Bull Bars ????
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Old 09-17-2017, 06:29 AM   #2
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Yes you can get them at truck junk yards
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Old 09-17-2017, 06:38 AM   #3
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Interesting, here's what mine would look like.

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I like that look! My junk yard guy said they are expensive used, something like $1000, but once I get some other priorities done I may look into. Hoping he may have a damaged one that I can rebuild.
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I have been looking for one, as well. New the aluminum ones are $1000 to $4000, but they hold their value pretty well used. More common out West.

I have a forklift guard I will build into a custom bumper. Radiator seems too vulnerable out there.


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Interesting, here's what mine would look like.

That looks tuff you should go for it. Added protection can't hurt, I feel a little vulnerable as the driver in a flat nose bus. In a truck you have a lot more substance between you and a front impact.
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Gives it a Mad Max type of look, I love it! Any idea how much weight that adds to the front of the bus?
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Those bars aren't all that heavy, maybe 150 pounds with all the brackets and such.
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I also thought about fabricating one from 2 in. Aluminum Rigid Conduit @ $40/ 10' stick.

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[QUOTE=Rusty;224268]I have been looking for one, as well. New the aluminum ones are $1000 to $4000, but they hold their value pretty well used. More common out West.

Would love to have one... $4500 to $6000 new, here in the great white north. Even smashed up they pay well for scrap aluminum.

Can't seem to find one for a FL65 cab, so I'd like to mod one from a Volvo. Don't need it, but I want it.
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