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Old 03-31-2013, 12:43 AM   #1
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bull bar on a mag grey off road

ok, i know this has been asked a million times probably, but i have a 2012 mag grey dcsb off road, 100% stock, and i cant take stock no more!!!!!!!!!!
so i want to do a bull bar or maybe an nfab light bar.... (i dont off road basically, i just want something that looks good, and can put some stupid brights on the front, for asshats with high beams that dont drop them, and for when no one is around at night on my way home from work, to watch for deer!!!!)

this light bar deff wont kill my bank
http://www.n-fab.com/products/sfID1/.../productID/500

or which westen, the black or the chrome, only chrome on my truck is the front grill trim and rear bumper thats getting rust

i know the westen can hold 2 lights i believe, the nfab can hold 4, and has tab for my stupid nys plate they can weld on, and while on the light topic, what are the best light bulb lights (i dont like the look of led light bars, sorry) that i can hook up that arnt huge, but decent sized, bright as day light, and wont kill my alternator (i have the tow package, but i dont have a clue to the amp output on it, and dont want to max it!!!) heres a pic of my truck also



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I have a Smittybilt Bull Bar and KC Lights on my MGM TRD Sport. It's all about what you like. I also have no chrome on my truck because I hate chrome.
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i dont mind chrome, but im half tempted to find a sport rear bumper the chrome is just outta place in the rear!!! how many lights can yours hold? and how much did that take outta the bank account if you dont mind me asking
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i dont mind chrome, but im half tempted to find a sport rear bumper the chrome is just outta place in the rear!!! how many lights can yours hold? and how much did that take outta the bank account if you dont mind me asking
Bull Bar (which only has 2 holes for lights) was $160.00 shipped. Bought it from 4wheel parts online. Got that deal due it being a Labor Day special. The KC Apollo Lights were bought on eBay for $95.00 and some change for shipping.
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thanks for the info!!! looks like it is a direct bolt on? so in 2 years or so if i swap out to another 2nd gen new one, i can unbolt and rebolt, without leaving holes in the body work
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thanks for the info!!! looks like it is a direct bolt on? so in 2 years or so if i swap out to another 2nd gen new one, i can unbolt and rebolt, without leaving holes in the body work
Exactly. It bolts directly to the frame rails with brackets, then the Bullbar mounts to the brackets. Took about an hr for me to install it and that was only because I used hand tools. Best thing is that there was no modification or cutting required to the front bumper. Sometimes though I wish I had gotten an Avid or NFab lght bar with 4 light tabs. But oh well, I can get that at a later time.
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Bull Bar (which only has 2 holes for lights) was $160.00 shipped. Bought it from 4wheel parts online. Got that deal due it being a Labor Day special. The KC Apollo Lights were bought on eBay for $95.00 and some change for shipping.
Is your TRD a 2013? I just got mine yesterday and ordered a Westin Bull bar. Did you have to remove the tow hooks and stock skid plate?
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Is your TRD a 2013? I just got mine yesterday and ordered a Westin Bull bar. Did you have to remove the tow hooks and stock skid plate?

I have a 2012 TRD Sport Pre Runner so no hooks. Did not have to remove skid plate to install Bull Bar and no interference issues.
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Hey do you guys know if the TRD skid plate from a 2005-2011 fit 2012-2013?
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Some of the bull bars you will lose the tow hooks(not sure if all of them you do). Whatever you do, do not do any towing with the bull bar. You can cause more damage then using the tow hooks.
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Westin bar placed without removing skid plates or tow hooks.
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