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Old 07-07-2010, 07:30 AM
jaywmu08 jaywmu08 is offline
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So i found a westin brush guard on craigslist and bought it. the owners bought it for their daughters truck but she didn't like it so it sat in a shed for three years. its in great shape and has all the hardware. i downloaded instructions but have heard that these can be a pain to install. Anything i should know beforehand, any tips from people who already did this? i was hoping i would beable to put my skid plate back on when i was done with alittle mod here or there, would that be possible? Can i still use my tow hooks or will the guard be in the way? thanks
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Old 07-07-2010, 10:09 AM
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I have an ebay Westin knock-off that looks the same, may have differences somewhere. mine was trouble mounting to the frame because it didn't fit right. I just cranked it down as best I could and it is SOLID. Don't know about the Skid plate, but your tow hooks will do fine.

Here's some shots of mine with and without the headlight portion

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Old 07-07-2010, 01:37 PM
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Helped install one before. Pretty simple really Need 2-3 people to do it
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Old 07-07-2010, 01:49 PM
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Helped install one before. Pretty simple really Need 2-3 people to do it
I would say get two, although I DID do mine myself.... wasn't the easiest thing I've done though. Maybe why I had my trouble.... also not sure if the westins are one piece, mine has bolt on headlight guards. maybe that is why i could do it by myself.
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