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All-Pro vs. Deer...No Damage

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by SManZ, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. SManZ

    SManZ [OP] el tráfico más lento se queda derecha

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    I was coming home on 495N this evening doing a hair over 60 in the lane 2nd from the left. I think there were 4 lanes here. Large doe comes running from the far right all the way across. I slammed the brakes and I think I slowed to around 35...maybe 30. I hit it with the left side of the center section and it ran off. I'm lucky I was kind of ahead of traffic and didn't get rear-ended.

    No damage to the AP bumper or the rest of my truck. The thing just paid for itself as far as I'm concerned.
     
  2. tacomaprerunner

    tacomaprerunner Dang liberals.

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  3. Oskie_78

    Oskie_78 Everything's BIGGER in TX!

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    Yeah I wanna see blood on the bumper or it didn't happen :D
     
  4. SManZ

    SManZ [OP] el tráfico más lento se queda derecha

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    Lol...nothing much to see from what I can tell. I think I hit the ass end of the deer. Couldn't see any blood or damage. I'll check again in the AM and take pics if there's anything there.

    I doubt the deer made it. It was running towards a concrete barrier on the far left so it would have had to have crossed back. Someone's probably having a less than stellar night out there right now.
     
  5. 06redtacoma

    06redtacoma Well-Known Member

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    yeah deer are really clumbsy on pavement they just slide around, good to hear that everything worked out for you. and every hit i have ever seen leaves hair everywhere, pop the hood and look in the radiator if you got a good hit in there will be hair all in it.
     
  6. Oskie_78

    Oskie_78 Everything's BIGGER in TX!

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    I'm try to convince the wife I need that all pro bumper for my ride to save me from deer :D .... It didn't work. :(

    I'm still getting it ;)
     
  7. ibengineer

    ibengineer Well-Known Member

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    just start swerving towards them and try to hit one....then when your stock bumper is totally destroyed its time to upgrade.
     
  8. Oskie_78

    Oskie_78 Everything's BIGGER in TX!

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    Uhhh... But I want to sell my stock one, will u buy my crashed up stock bumper?
     
  9. MXscott14

    MXscott14 Bartle Do Member

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    i just hit a buck tonight, luckily i have 35's and i just ran it straight over, i didnt even see it i just felt it and was like WTFFF was thatt so i pulled a U turn and there it was.... no damage to the vehicle tho
     
  10. Khaos

    Khaos Well-Known Member

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    Reminds me... I hit a coon on the highway last weekend... Not really sure how fast I was going. Ran out infront of me and 3 other cars infront of a massive bridge. Weird thing was, even though I know it I hit it, there was no blood/damage/evidence at all anywhere on my truck.
     
  11. S.B.

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    :rofl::rofl:
     
  12. SManZ

    SManZ [OP] el tráfico más lento se queda derecha

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    Lol :-D This is awesome.

    Lemme pop the hood this morning and see if I see anything in there :)
     
  13. woody6047

    woody6047 McGrubber

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    I have been wondering how it will hold up because i drive alot at night and there are deer everywhere out here. Glad it helped you. To bad i cant get rear ended by a deer, so i have an excuse to get my allpro rear bumper. :anonymous:
     
  14. wiscdave

    wiscdave Lets Do It!

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    gota show the wife this thread!! Thanks for the info! Deer are crazy around here right now.
     
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