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Old 07-30-2007, 05:21 PM   #1
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Bull Bar 2.5" or 3"

Hey Ya'll
I am looking at getting a bull bar...some sites say small/light duty trucks get 2.5 " tubing in their bull bar, where "full" size trucks get the 3".
Trying to look at photobucket pics from some of ya'll here and not sure which size you got... IS BIGGER BETTER? lol!!
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Old 07-30-2007, 06:36 PM   #2
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Hey Ya'll
I am looking at getting a bull bar...some sites say small/light duty trucks get 2.5 " tubing in their bull bar, where "full" size trucks get the 3".
Trying to look at photobucket pics from some of ya'll here and not sure which size you got... IS BIGGER BETTER? lol!!
Thanks everyone!
hey jen.......most of the bull bars that i have seen come only in 3inch for our tacomas. imo, they look better than the ones you can find in 2.5 inch. i just got my aries bull bar(3inch polished stainless)and it looks sweet(all except for the dent that happened during shipping....so im waiting to send it back for a replacement). here is a link to where i got mine from. imo, the aries look better than the westins....westins have black caps to hide crap welds, while the aries has ground and polished welds for a complete finish.

http://www.4wheelonline.com/Products...oductId=127062

good prices, free shipping....check them out!!
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definately check ebay. i saw a black bull guard on there w/ a back skid plate as well...that way i wouldnt have to paint it black...for 200 shipped. its a lil different style plate than the aries or westin...but fine for me. i know the main pic is stainless, but the pic at the bottom of the add is all black.

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Thanks everyone! I will go with the 3", and now start looking for the best prices...Thanks for the links,too, it makes it easier.
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Aries is definitely cheaper than Westin as far as price goes.
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Yeah...I think I even like the looks of the Aries better, too. I have found some on ebay for around $200!
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Yeah...I think I even like the looks of the Aries better, too. I have found some on ebay for around $200!
For $200 bucks, where! let me know, i'd like to order one as well.
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For $200 bucks, where! let me know, i'd like to order one as well.

http://www.4wheelonline.com/Products...oductId=127062

aries polished stainless for $269 and black powdercoat for $216(i rounded them off) and they include free shipping.

i have seen alot on ebay for right around $200, but im not sure if shipping is free there or not!
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click the thing that says "linky" in my earlier post and it'll take u to the ebay auction for the one i was talking about. and thats 199 including shipping
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With Westin and Aries you can only get a 3" bull bar. The 2.5" is only available for the older, smaller Tacomas.
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Bull Bar 3"

Here you go Jen. Love my Westin 3" Bull Bar.

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Order mine today!
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Old 08-11-2007, 05:03 AM   #14
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Thanks everyone. TJO-your pic looks awesome...
I ordered my Aries off ebay and should be arriving today or Monday!
$200 incl S&H! Can't beat that. Can't install in until After Aug. 20th...busy with work, so pics to come shortly after!
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