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post #1 of 4 Old 04-01-2010, 07:10 AM Thread Starter
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Looking for a Prerunner

Can't afford the big bumpers right now, so I want to install one of those lighter bolt-ons.

I saw a post by Fordmugg with his Fab-tech that he said he bought off Craigslist, but it doesn't match what Fabtech sells. What they sell looks smaller overall, smaller diameter tubes, cheaper looking, and doesn't include the skid-plate.
His looks the best IMO.

Fordmugg's:


Fabtech's:






Then I saw Deviusdragger's sig and looked up his. Said in a post that it was made by ORU, but they only sell N-Fab's prerunner. Again, the two don't match. N-Fab's looks cheap and small. Notice the N-Fab is not as tall up to the hood line, and doesn't wrap around the bumper as much. See the extra 6" of wrapping, and maybe 3-4" of extra height?

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I know I'm being picky, but those subtle differences stand out to me. Anyone have any other options or pics?

2003 F-250 King Ranch 4x4 CC 6.0L STOLEN!

IDP SCT with "X-Race" tune
4" Diamond Eye Turboback Exhaust
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2.5" Lift
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18x10 Gear Alloy Full Throttle w/ 38" Nitto Mud Grapplers
Fab Fours Rear Bumper
Offroad Tech Front Bumper with Hella 500's 150w Bulbs
Smittybilt Xrc10 Winch
Icon Adj. Track Bar
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i have the nfab with lightforce on my truck. pm me your email and i can send you a picture. I dont know how to upload and im too lazy to photobucket

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Thanks for the pics, but I think I want something a little beefier than N-Fabs. If anything, I'd make my own.

I just called ORU. Deviusdragger does have an Offroad Unlimited brand prerunner, not an N-Fab. Unfortunately, they discontinued it. ARG!

Fordmugg explained that the Fabtech with desert gaurd is a different design altogether. It is also discontinued, but can be found. Looks like I may go with that one.


What is the deal with companies going with smaller, cheaper piping?!?!?

2003 F-250 King Ranch 4x4 CC 6.0L STOLEN!

IDP SCT with "X-Race" tune
4" Diamond Eye Turboback Exhaust
Zoodad
2.5" Lift
Bushwacker Cutouts
18x10 Gear Alloy Full Throttle w/ 38" Nitto Mud Grapplers
Fab Fours Rear Bumper
Offroad Tech Front Bumper with Hella 500's 150w Bulbs
Smittybilt Xrc10 Winch
Icon Adj. Track Bar
Carriage Works Billet Grill
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Autometer Overhead Gauge Pod
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the nfab is about inch and a half, how big of piping are you looking for?

2008 F-250 XLT 4x4 CC
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6" PC Stage 1 Lift
20x10 Mazzi Hulks
37x13.50 Toyo MTs
Lightforce 240RDLs
Piaa 240 smrs
Traction bars
Pmf drag link and track bar
PC stabilizer
4.30s
Detroit truetrac rear
Mag hytec rear
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