How Do You Install a Bull Bar?

How Do You Install a Bull Bar?

To install a bull bar, locate the pre-drilled holes and bolt the bar into place. Most bull bars can be installed in a couple of hours.

Choose a bull bar that is complimentary to a vehicle and check local and state laws to be sure that type of bar is not illegal before making a purchase.

  1. Read the instructions
  2. Read the manufacturer's instructions on installation before beginning. Gather the necessary tools and make sure all the parts are in the package.

  3. Find the holes
  4. Crawl under the vehicle and find the pre-drilled holes.

  5. Bolt the bar into place
  6. Bolt the bar into place using the bolts that came with the bull bar. Torque them down according to the manufacturer's specifications.

  7. Connect the bar to the brackets
  8. Connect the bar to the mounting brackets. Make sure everything is level and even.

  9. Make sure everything is secure
  10. After installing the bull bar, check to make sure that everything is secure and the bolts are as tight as they can be.

Experts recommend getting the help from a friend when installing a bull bar as they are heavy, awkward pieces of metal. Properly installed, quality bull bars last as long as the vehicle.