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Only offroad bumper for jeep liberty
Love my ARB bumper/ WARN winch setup on my jeep. Works well, only flaw is that you can't cover the winch very well in winter & water will freeze the coil of wire up. Was an easy install atleast a two person job & have to install winch inside bumper before mounting it.
Purchased in November 2015 at ARB for $1,230.00.
I have been waiting 2 months for my bull bar and not even an update. Would not buy from them again and will ask for deposit to be refunded. Very poor service and have no idea when my bar will come.
Purchased in March 2019 for $4,300.00.
ARB bulbar came off
I drove back on the PDR road from cairns to Bamaga and found out at Bramwell junction that the 3 bolts had come out of my ABR bullbar on the drivers side and it was hanging off there are now 2 cracks appearing on the mounting both sides too near the Bolts. I am not very happy that the bullbar could fall off so easily as I had checked everything before leaving cairns and it was not loose And I can't but the bolts here. What concerns me is the cracks can they be fixed before they get bigger?
Rust after 3 months coming through
Bought bt50 fully kitted right from the dealer. The arb bull bar is showing serious rust spots after 3 months.
Now I live near the beach...but this is absurd. Rest of the truck as new....except of course my arb intensity fog lights which have rust coming through on the brackets,
I expected 3 years minimum rust free...got 3 months.
Ironmam Bullbar Deluxe
I had a Ironmam Bull bar fitted by Ultimate 4wd, Bilbra Lake, W.A 12 months ago, it is already showing wide spread rusting around the edges. The feedback I have been getting is "don't be surprised, the bar was never primed, it's a IRONMAN product, what did you expect?".
Looks like poor quality prep, poor paint, bloody poor product.
I was told the other day by a Ultimate 4wd employee that IRONMAN bull bar's were good, when I showed him this one, he got all sensitive and stormed off in a huff.
I have had plenty of demands and threats from IRONMAN's Lawyers and Management, but no action.
Purchased in May 2017 for $1,380.00.
Super impressed with head office Kyslth
After having a summit bull bar poorly fitted by Keilor ARB which caused damage to my bumper bar and getting a less than favourable response, decided to contact head office Kylsith and spoke to Jason.
To my surprise Jason and the team were fantastic and did a super job and repaired everything as what should have been done by Keilor.
Arb bullbar cracking
I also have purchased a summit deluxe bar for my 2017 Prado VX and have had the same issues with the bullbar wobble which has led driving lights factory fog lights and uhf aerial fitted. The guards were cut nicely with about 20mm gap between bar and guard which rubs as bar wobbles which in turn vibrates the aerial loose. We have used the predrilled holes to mount the LED lights which have needed to be tightened regularly and replaced bolts with high tensile bolts and locknuts with larger diameter mud guard washers and the steel plate has cracke...d all around the hole. The fog lights gets used rarely and the globes have had to be replaced in each. All of this on a car that is used primarily for highway driving and in under 8 months. Love the car regret buying the bar and not real impressed with the quality of the fitting☹️.
If you have a 2015 or newer Toyota Hilux, don’t buy an ARB Summit Bull Bar.
If you have a 2015 or newer Toyota Hilux, don’t buy an ARB Summit Bull Bar.
We purchased a 2017 SR5 Hilux new, and had ARB fit a white Summit Bull Bar, Classic canopy and an ARB Tradie roof rack.
We are pretty happy with the canopy and roof rack, and also the finish quality of the Summit Bull Bar. The finish quality of the bar and white paint is very good.
But this review is about the massive vibration and wobble in the Summit Bull Bar.
We had the bar fitted and straight away my wife was concerned about the amount of movement in the bar...on normal roads. When we purchased our Hilux new we were impressed with its on-road handling compared to older model Hilux’s we have owned. The ARB Summit bar completely ruined the feel of the car. It went from being very smooth on the road to vibrations and wobbling on even the smaller bumps in the road. You can feel the reverberation right through the car, even through the seat. (It did not do this before the bar was fitted)
Sensors go off in the rain drives me mad
Arbs service has been terrible considering the pricing of there bars the service should be amazing after many years and vehicles no more arb for me there is products out there just as good but a lot cheaper go online and save a bucket my Ute has been back four times for different problems never again
The worst decision I made.
I had a bull bar fitted to my 2016 Ranger Wildtrak (PXII model). It partially covers the headlights and greatly diminishes the ability to drive at night. I put my complaint to ARB Orange who forwarded my concerns and photos to Head Office. They disagreed that there was an issue and virtually said tough. I have received opinions from 2 mechanics who said I will have a problem registering the vehicle after 5 year period has expired. Other buyers beware. I will be pursuing the matter through the Tribunal.
More shakes than Elvis
Summit bar fitted to 2017 SR5 shakes at every bump in the road, much more than previous models. ARB are blaming the platform that Toyota have given them. Owners should be made aware before spending big dollars on this bar. Poor effort , the company is too big now to admit they get things wrong. Wake up arb engineers. This bar distracts the driver making it unsafe. My other concern is at some stage something will start cracking, we all know what corrugated roads can do.
Great Bull Bar Poor Finish
Have a ARB Deluxe Bar on my 2013 BT50 , in black, after only 4 years it looks like its done 20 years of hard work.
Paint faded , rust spots all over from stone chips. Thats a shame as its a great looking strong bullbar .
Rest of the car looks like new apart from this.
Shakes up to fifty mill either side of bar
It is dangerous and affects my driving and want a full refund. Anyone who feels the same should complain, they are blaming the soft mounts on the on my 60000 dollar car who's to blame Toyota or arb my opinion it arb cutting costs. Will never buy another arb bar all there good for is suspension an air compressors they can stick there over priced bars.
Rust Spots on Deluxe Bull Bar
I contacted ARB to discuss rust spots coming through under the paint on my deluxe winchbar. The store I purchased it through was helpful and happy to pass on my issue to Head Office. They rejected that it was a manufacturing issue and claimed it could have been caused by lack of maintenance. I took it to a panel beater who confirmed that it was not "environmental" as suggested by ARB. Now I am up for a $900 respray to fix defective ARB work. Save your money and look at other options.
2014 LC70 Dual Cab Landcruiser ARB Bull bar corrosion
ARB recently told me that my bull bar wouldn't be covered under warranty because I purchased it in 2014. For your interest the date today is 31/3/2017 & to back this up Brad Haddin has rightly said Virat Kohli needs to take time away from cricket. Back to the bull bar: Both side sections near the bend have rust bubbles coming up through the paint. Collectively this Cruiser has cost me about $90k as I have completely decked it out. I had a Parkside Towbar bull bar on my old Patrol for 18 years without a rust spot other than a good spray of stone chips. ARB is now a cheap well marketed Chinese knock off of a once great product. Shame on you ARB I'll never buy from you again.
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Do you have any excess stock for a Bull bar to suit Ford Ranger need one in Darwin
Hi what’s the cheapest steel winch bull bar I can get to fit my Pajero 2002 Nm please? Many thanks.
Anyone can help me to find a second hand steel winch bull bar in Sydney regions pls for Mitsubishi Pajero Nm 2002. It’s been really hard to find and brand new is very expensive. Don’t have that much budget at the moment. Many thanks.
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