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Old 12-13-2011, 07:05 AM   #1
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Replacement metal front bumper (non-plate steel options?)

So I just purchased a 2011 Sport 4x4...and I absolutely love it! My one and only gripe, and the only thing I plan on changing/modding, is the front bumper. I'm not going to be doing any hardcore off-roading for it's own sake, and I would like a bumper that is at least somewhat immune to shopping carts, soccer moms on cell phones in parking lots, and the occasional brush with a concrete wall in a parking garage.


So here's my dilemma. I don't want to modify the front suspension, so I can't put on a 200lb beast plate steel bumper. Grill guards are out of the question, as they don't provide any protection and make things worse. So...does anyone carry a lightweight metal front bumper?? One that I don't have to beef up my front suspension to install?? How about a regular old chrome job like almost every full-size truck comes with? Please help me folks!

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Old 12-13-2011, 07:12 AM   #2
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Relentless aluminum - approx 55 lbs.
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Relentless aluminum - approx 55 lbs.
Don't spose you know what those things sell for? I can't find any prices on their site.

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Don't spose you know what those things sell for? I can't find any prices on their site.

Thanks for the info!
This is group buy pricing but it will give you a general idea.
http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/rel...umper-buy.html
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I have a reg cab 2wd for the last 7 years I've had a "bent up" bumper on my truck i have changed any suspension at all, i haven't even replaced the shocks yet. This bumper is way heavier than anything you'll find out there.
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What about an Avid light bar?
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Avid lightbar is a good choice or something like a Bruteforce or ATO hybrid that weighs (and costs) significantly less than traditional plate bumpers.

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