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1997 Ford explorer Go Industries Grille Guards
1997 Ford explorer Grille Guard by Go Industries has proven itself in the market for a number of years now, and continues to enjoy a devoted following. It provides substantially more protection from damage resulting from highway mishaps such as hitting deer or other wild animals. This Grille Guard for Ford explorer is a great package that looks "right" on contemporary design cars. You get protection, ease of installation, great looks and a warranty period that meets or exceeds the industry standard.
The 1997 Ford explorer guards by Go Industries boast with solid uprights bolted to your frame. These grille guards also feature padded uprights for damage-free pushing. Bolted to the uprights are typically a bar for mounting auxiliary lights, a top hood guard bar, and shaped headlight guards. Go Industries brush guards come in two distinct finish looks: durable black powder coat and highly-polished. Polished models are either chrome plated over steel or feature a mirror-polish of stainless steel. Each of these finishes is available on front end grille guards and taillight guards. Winches can be rigged to most Ford explorer brush guards, but they're best used with winch-specific grille guards and mounting systems that maximize pulling power. Winch-specific grille guards require more solid mounting to your vehicle's frame a task that can require cutting, drilling, two or more extra people for help, and several hours time.
1997 Ford explorer Big Tex Grille Guards by Go Industries
Made from a single piece of massive, 14 gauge steel tubing just a shade less than 2 inches in diameter, the Big Tex Grille Guard for dwarfs standard 1.25 inch guards and offers extra protection from road debris and off-road brush. The Big Tex is the original grille guard on the market today with an entire frame made from 1.9 inch tubing. Its unique design, heavy outside welds and giant size results in a stylish grille guard that won't bend, flex or vibrate when in use. Big Tex Grille Guards are made to custom fit 1997 Ford explorer . All feature easy frame-mounted no-drill installation, heavy-duty rubber pads, optional headlight guards, optional black diamond step and you retain your tow hooks on all applications. Big Tex Grille Guards are available in duplex nickel-chrome plating (with a six-year warranty) or a rugged matte black powder coat finish covered by a three year warranty.
1997 Ford explorer Pro Series Winch Front Bumper Replacement by Go Industries
Once piece, fully welded grille guard made for on or off-road use. The outside portion of the bumper is constructed of seven gauge smooth steel, the center section and skid plate are made of 1/4 inch heavy duty smooth steel. They use schedule 40 pipe that includes four light tabs that hold up to 6" lights. This unit comes with heavy duty mounting brackets for extra strength. Offers and easy "no drill", hassle free installation. Unit will accomodate tow hooks and your liscense plate. The finish is a textured black powder coat that provides extra resistance to dings and scratches. Offers the highest ground clearance than other brands.
1997 Ford explorer Quad Guards by Go Industries
This patent pending part gives your Ford explorer a tough look minus the expensive cost. Designed for today's law enforcement vehicles - they decided to introduced this for public use in 2010. Constructed from a fully welded one-piece design using 3/16 thick uprights and 14 gauge 2.5" round tubing on the top bar and 1.9" round tube for the bottom. Comes in a gloss black powder coat finish that provides excellent protection from scratches and corrosion. You know an installation is going to be pretty easy when the mounting kit only has two brackets and eight bolts. By using sturdy factory mounting points this grille guard is not only functional, but you can probably install one in about one hour or less.
1997 Ford explorer Rancher Guards by Go Industries
Go Industries' one-piece, fully welded Rancher Grille Guard for 1997 Ford explorer provides the maximum front end protection for the headlight and grille areas of your vehicle. This grille guard is constructed of 1.9", 14 gauge steel tubing and one-quarter inch, laser-cut steel uprights. The center section is 16 gauge steel with one-half inch punched holes. Each Rancher Grille Guard is designed specifically for Ford explorer, contouring to the lines of the vehicle while providing an easy, no drill, hassle-free installation. Go Industries designed the no-drill mounting bracket system to utilize existing holes in the frame for extra strength, rigidity, no vibration and retain your tow hooks on all applications.
1997 Ford explorer Winch System Grille Guard by Go Industries
Go Industries' Winch System Grille Guard is designed for rugged durability and provides a base for other options. This modular style grille guard comes with two uprights, two cross bars and is frame mounted for maximum strength and can be used alone for serious front end protection. Next add the brush guards to compliment the vehicle's lines and for additional protection to the headlight area from debris and off-road brush. For the rugged individualist who finds themselves in situations where perhaps it may take a winch to get your vehicle back on the road, you can add the optional 9.5 winch carrier available in matte black powder coat finish. Put it all together and you have a Winch System Grille Guard specifically designed for your vehicle that can meet the requirements for your winch operation.
1997 Ford explorer Knockdown Grille Guards by Go Industries
In the battlefield that is everyday traffic, you need to go in with the right armor. The Go Industries Knockdown Grille Guard offers serious steel protection for your 1997 Ford explorer front end. With the Knockdown out front you'll be closely guarded from scrapes, bumps, and dings. The Go Industries Knockdown Grille Guard is constructed from heavy-duty steel that stands up to all the hazards of the road. It's finished off in your choice of brilliant Chrome or subtle Black Powdercoat and includes two light tabs to mount your auxiliary lights. For certain vehicles you can add a pair of optional matching brush guards to wrap around and protect your headlights. Your Go Industries Knockdown Grille is simple to build and install. Bolting it together is quick and pain-free and uses standard hand tools. The Go Industries Knockdown Grille Guard is custom-designed to fit your specific year, make, and model vehicle, so in most cases it bolts directly to factory holes without any drilling. In about an hour your 1997 Ford explorer will be ready to knock down the competition.