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*another bumper question* How would this look on a taco?

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by drifter, Aug 24, 2010.

  1. Aug 24, 2010 at 11:34 PM
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    drifter

    drifter [OP] moderately modded

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    I know this bumper is for a jeep, but how would it look on a 1st gen? It looks easy to build IMO. Maybe add a small stinger/tip? Any ideas as to how it would look?
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    I also saw a pic of a yota with one of these on the back end *can't find it now*

    Maybe i'll photoshop it up onto my truck later and post it up...
     
  2. Aug 25, 2010 at 8:40 AM
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    BAMFTACO

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    Lift- king 2.5 with light racing uppers,tc coil bucket gusset, timbern bumps ,defined extended shackles with shackle brace. Armor- tire gate, custom tube bumper, kr fab rear bumper,trail gear wiy 78 in sliders Performance-intake manifold spacer, vibrant resonator as muffler, hps silicone hoses Random stuff- kenwood head unit,b&m t shifter, hood bug deflector, rear dust lights with custom bed bar and hi lift mount.
    That be a nice little project todo
     
  3. Aug 25, 2010 at 3:16 PM
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    Does anyone have a pic of their taco without a front bumper on? *if not then I guess I'll go rip mine off for a few pics* :D
     
  4. Aug 25, 2010 at 3:19 PM
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  5. Aug 25, 2010 at 4:06 PM
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    Thanks Matic, 1st gen is what I needed. That pic should work :D
     
  6. Aug 25, 2010 at 4:17 PM
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    np. I have some others at a higher level if you need.
     
  7. Aug 25, 2010 at 8:37 PM
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    I've seen many many similar types for the rear, but I cant say I've ever seen that design on the front on a Tacoma. I'm thinking that the design will just be too slim to look good and thats why no one does it.

    The factory bumper is about 12" high (I think) to protect the radiator and go all the way up to the grill, so I think placing a 12" slab of steel on the front would look really funny, not to mention what it would do to cooling abilities. It might get you a new nickname of "snow plow" though. Maybe you could get away with a bit of a hybrid, using tubing or something under it to help with the radiator protection.
     
  8. Sep 1, 2010 at 8:32 AM
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    Your right Manlaan, for the front it would be weird...unless it was some kind of hybrid.
     
  9. Sep 14, 2010 at 12:42 PM
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    Does anyone know what that kind of steel is called? If I called up a steel company, what would I be asking for?
     
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