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Question Will a Bull Bar interfere with tech package?

Was just wondering if a Bull Bar will interfere with the tech package (parking sensors, camera mounted in bottom grill)

Anyone have one? If so, do all the gadgets still work? Would love to see a pic of it on an new Overland.

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Re: Will a Bull Bar interfere with tech package?

I've seen bull bars on 14/15 JGC with the front radar eyeball, and none of them seemed to be anywhere near obscuring the eyeball. Couldn't tell you for sure, as I've only seen them in passing.
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Re: Will a Bull Bar interfere with tech package?

ARB makes a front bumper/bull bar that is designed to work with tech package.
They have a picture of a WK2 on their web-site
Wadeaus, forum member, has one on his jeep, provides lots of good info


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Re: Will a Bull Bar interfere with tech package?

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ARB makes a front bumper/bull bar that is designed to work with tech package.
They have a picture of a WK2 on their web-site
Wadeaus, forum member, has one on his jeep, provides lots of good info


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Any idea how much they cost to buy? Install?
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Re: Will a Bull Bar interfere with tech package?

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Any idea how much they cost to buy? Install?
Starts around $1500 plus winch mount, ACC mount. at least 2-3 hours to install. Then the dealer will need to recalibrate to ACC camera.
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Re: Will a Bull Bar interfere with tech package?

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ARB makes a front bumper/bull bar that is designed to work with tech package.
They have a picture of a WK2 on their web-site
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I checked out ARBs site. Thats some serious bumper. Thats a bull bar? I dont need a winch or anything like that. Jut some sort of bumper to protect the front of the car. Something like this:



To me, that looks like it would block the eyeball camera?
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Re: Will a Bull Bar interfere with tech package?

That style of bull bar is generally unless as they are often not attached to anything particularly solid. It will also interfere the ACC camera
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Re: Will a Bull Bar interfere with tech package?

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I checked out ARBs site. Thats some serious bumper. Thats a bull bar? I dont need a winch or anything like that. Jut some sort of bumper to protect the front of the car. Something like this:



To me, that looks like it would block the eyeball camera?
Unless the bulls are very small where you live, that is a "nudge bar".

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Re: Will a Bull Bar interfere with tech package?

Wouldn't mind something like that.
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Re: Will a Bull Bar interfere with tech package?

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Unless the bulls are very small where you live, that is a "nudge bar".

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Haven't seen any Bulls here in New York City I guess I need a nudge bar then


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Re: Will a Bull Bar interfere with tech package?

Rocky Road Outfitters might have what you're looking for. I have the combo kit with ACC.


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Haven't seen any Bulls here in New York City I guess I need a nudge bar then
Ah, of course, for parallel parking! Pair it with a Bumper Shield XL in the rear to complete the protection.
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