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Old 09-27-2010, 06:48 PM   #1
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Relentless Fab 05+ Front Plate Style Winch Bumper Review

Thought I would write a little review on the Relentless Fab bumper I received a couple weeks ago from Eric. First of all, Eric was excellent at catering to my needs. I wanted this bumper built a specific way and he was able to do it all.

Installation was pretty easy. There were a few mods that I had to do such as cut the factory tow ring and shave some of the upper original bumper support down (thin piece of metal) but other than that it was pretty straight forward.

This thing is built like a freakin tank and the welds look really good and straight. Factory skid still works as well. The color is matte black and I had it powder coated. Fog lights are $18 Walmart specials and I plan to replace the 55w H3 bulb with a 100W PIAA or something similar. Still need to mount my Hella 4000's to the center. I will post pics when I do so.

Overall I'm very pleased with the product and IMO I think it's the best looking (and built) 05+ bumper on the market today. Please contact Eric for all your fab needs. I believe he builds sliders and will soon have a rear bumper for 05+ models.

http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/rel...s-fabrication/

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Old 09-27-2010, 06:51 PM   #3
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Old 09-27-2010, 07:17 PM   #7
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i also noticed this in building my bumper from the front with the tires you can really see the taco lean with the aftermarket bumpers. looks great.
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Old 09-27-2010, 07:44 PM   #8
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Thanks guys!

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i also noticed this in building my bumper from the front with the tires you can really see the taco lean with the aftermarket bumpers. looks great.
Not sure if you are referring to my truck or not but my coilovers have been adjusted to account for the lean. The ground was slightly uneven in the pics.
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Old 09-27-2010, 07:46 PM   #9
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Old 09-27-2010, 07:51 PM   #10
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I copied your side tubes off of the hoop

I plan on doing the same , with a slight modification
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Old 09-27-2010, 08:50 PM   #11
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Great looking bumper! I really do like the tubes coming off of the hoop

Looks great
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cant wait to see it with the lights mounted
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Looks good. I would like to have an all pro bumper for mine but it is way to much money
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my favorite bumper.
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Looks just like the CBI bumper you had except with no logo cut out. Why have you switched front bumpers like 3 times already? Just curious.
Na looks a little different than the CBI. Comes down a bit more on the sides and lines up with the fenders instead of sticking out. Has holes instead of the CBI logo and it's one solid piece. I pretty picky with my crap and I just wasn't crazy about the CBI at all. Don't get me wrong, build and quality was top notch. Just not my cup of tea.
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Old 09-27-2010, 09:20 PM   #17
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Thought I would write a little review on the Relentless Fab bumper I received a couple weeks ago from Eric. First of all, Eric was excellent at catering to my needs. I wanted this bumper built a specific way and he was able to do it all.

Installation was pretty easy. There were a few mods that I had to do such as cut the factory tow ring and shave some of the upper original bumper support down (thin piece of metal) but other than that it was pretty straight forward.

This thing is built like a freakin tank and the welds look really good and straight. Factory skid still works as well. The color is matte black and I had it powder coated. Fog lights are $18 Walmart specials and I plan to replace the 55w H3 bulb with a 100W PIAA or something similar. Still need to mount my Hella 4000's to the center. I will post pics when I do so.

Overall I'm very pleased with the product and IMO I think it's the best looking (and built) 05+ bumper on the market today. Please contact Eric for all your fab needs. I believe he builds sliders and will soon have a rear bumper for 05+ models.

http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/rel...s-fabrication/

Now what you all have been waiting for
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Looks great!
Damn I love this bumper! Great work as always!

Do you have a lay-away plan like K-mart? I would like to buy one lol!
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Old 09-27-2010, 11:40 PM   #20
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Looks GREAT!

Thanks for posting the review + pics! I have a BSP AC too and it helps to see what this bumper is going to look like on my rig.
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