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ARB & 34" - Cut into tires

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by SubFrozen, Mar 22, 2012.

  1. Mar 22, 2012 at 4:25 PM
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    Hey guys-

    I have an ARB front bumper on my 07 Taco. I just put on 34" tires on my 3" OME. I hit some nice sized dirt holes which pushed the tires into the bumper on the inside, slicing into the tires themselves all the way down to the metal in the casing. Needless to say, I have 2 brand new Cooper Discoverer STT's that are trash.

    Before I replace them, who here has information on how to cut the ARB front bumper to get things to fit with bigger tires?
     
  2. Mar 22, 2012 at 4:29 PM
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  3. Mar 22, 2012 at 4:33 PM
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    Exactly. It sucks I had to go through 2 brand new tires to figure this out. What did it take to cut that?
     
  4. Mar 22, 2012 at 4:39 PM
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    Ya that's what I was afraid of. That really sucks they were brand new too. I had another member on here cut it when I was picking up my shocks. He just used a dremel but try to get a tough blade cuz the ARB has some pretty intense metal haha
     
  5. Mar 22, 2012 at 4:49 PM
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    lol... that happened to me with my coopers. It cut huge chunks of lugs off.
     
  6. Mar 22, 2012 at 4:50 PM
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    I was thinking of cutting mine back. do you have pics of the inside of the bumper?
     
  7. Mar 22, 2012 at 4:58 PM
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    Looks like I'm headed to get a dremel and some heavy duty blades.
     
  8. Mar 22, 2012 at 5:03 PM
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  9. Mar 22, 2012 at 5:10 PM
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    Ya here's some.

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  10. Mar 22, 2012 at 5:11 PM
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  11. Mar 22, 2012 at 5:16 PM
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    Did y'all have any issues with the powdercoating chipping where it was cut?
    I only rub when loaded down while going over a bump and while the steering is cranked all the way. But it is still annoying. Have thought about trimming, but hesitant about chipping.
     
  12. Mar 22, 2012 at 5:18 PM
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    thanks

    such a small area that is exposed afterwards, i just used some satin black paint and sprayed the area...can't tel the different between the satin and the powdercoat...only one who will know the difference is you
     
  13. Mar 22, 2012 at 5:23 PM
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    Gotcha,
    Dremel and a stack of cutoff wheels await.
     
  14. Mar 22, 2012 at 5:41 PM
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    With my 35's and glass fenders I had to take close to 6" off

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  15. Mar 22, 2012 at 5:42 PM
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    Ideas for what to do with these 2 Cooper's now that driving on them will probably cause a blowout?
     
  16. Mar 22, 2012 at 5:43 PM
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    They under warranty? ;)
     
  17. Mar 22, 2012 at 5:45 PM
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    Dam that sucks
     
  18. Mar 22, 2012 at 5:55 PM
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    Nah, you can tell these were chopped into.
     
  19. Mar 22, 2012 at 5:56 PM
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    Figure worse they can say is no. And if they do say no ask them to hook you up on the new pair.
     
  20. Mar 22, 2012 at 6:14 PM
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    Mine were so out of balance after they were cut i had to take it off.
    I was missing 50 cent piece size of lugs half way around.
     
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