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post #1 of 6 Old 03-18-2010, 04:44 PM Thread Starter
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I know this has been asked before but I can't find the thread that I thought I did a while ago...

Do ranch hands for a 99-04 fit on an OBS with some basic mods or are the frame widths so different that it'd just be too involved? Thanks.

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i also would like to know if a ranch hand off a 06 durmax will fit a obs?
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I would say a definite "no" on that one Vidpro. The frame widths are likely entirely different as well as the mounting system. Not to mention the style is completely different as well and won't match your headlights, grill, etc!

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Have you tried to call RH and talk to them about what you want? I have done this in the past and if they did not have what I wanted they gave me options and helped out in any way:

They called around to their vendors and located parts for me

or they can always make you something (It gets a little pricey$$)

Just call them - they helped me find something all the way over in Goergia, good people and Aggie owned!!

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Thanks TxAG, I did call them actually but it was still a little pricey. I forgot to update this thread that I picked a used one up for my 95 off Craigslist for $400 down over in Beaumont. I haven't updated with pics because it's still sitting on my porch getting sanded from time to time between classes and such. Thanks again!

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no big deal with the frame width just make new brackets and get out the mag drill but i'm curious about how it will look with the headlights?
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