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Arb Bumper fitment

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TacoTron, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. Jan 26, 2010 at 3:43 PM
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    Hey guys needed some help. I wanna get the arb bumper for my 07 Taco.
    Does anyone know if the new arb bumper will fit with a body lift? Any suggestions would be appreciated
     
  2. Jan 26, 2010 at 3:48 PM
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    mine wobbled on my 02
     
  3. Jan 26, 2010 at 3:52 PM
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    Does yours have a body lift? and does it fit nice and snug even tho it wobbles
     
  4. Jan 26, 2010 at 3:53 PM
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    It will fit but you will have a gap between the bumper and the upper grille and headlights.

    Fink
     
  5. Jan 26, 2010 at 3:53 PM
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    yes i do and no it had an inch or two gap from the headlights. it was sturdy, it wasnt gonna come off but it freakin wobbled!
     
  6. Jan 26, 2010 at 3:54 PM
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    That's scary - did you ever try and winch with it?
    I hope not...

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  7. Jan 26, 2010 at 3:55 PM
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    DAMNIT thanks fellas certainly dont want that gap at all
     
  8. Jan 26, 2010 at 3:56 PM
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    id push with it and pull around the dodge whenever it wasnt wunning :D
     
  9. Jan 26, 2010 at 3:59 PM
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    that is kinda scary ahh i guess i cant go with the arb bumper
     
  10. Jan 26, 2010 at 4:00 PM
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    Body lifts = no good.

    You're going to have it with any bumper after a body lift unless you fab up a bracket or come up with a filler.

    Do a search on here and other forums about it...it's been done.

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  11. Jan 26, 2010 at 4:01 PM
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    the guys from kenshaw mountain accessories told me it would fit and wouldnt have a gap but im not positive
     
  12. Jan 26, 2010 at 4:03 PM
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    Fitment would not be a problem...it will just not fit normally.

    Anything that mounts to your frame will be at stock height while anything mounted to the body is going to sit higher.
    If you have a 1" body lift then odds are you will have close to a 1" gap, etc...

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  13. Jan 26, 2010 at 4:07 PM
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    Understood i just got off the phone with kyle from KMA bumpers and they said there able to build it to accomodate the body lift so there would be no gap so i guess theres one solution
     
  14. Jan 26, 2010 at 4:07 PM
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    hey i love mine, its a good cheap way to do a lift



    but going back i wish i got full suspension instead
     
  15. Jan 26, 2010 at 4:09 PM
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    I agree with you i love mnine but also wish i went with a full 6 inch o well haha
     
  16. Jan 26, 2010 at 4:12 PM
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    That's ideal, I say go for it.

    That's all I'm saying.
    I'm the type of guy that likes to do something right the first time.

    I've dropped a ton of money on stuff only to replace it a year later when I could have just saved up for a few months and gotten what I wanted/needed sooner.


    Please tell me you don't mean a 6" body lift...

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  17. Jan 26, 2010 at 4:14 PM
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    i got 3 suspension 3 body, i didnt know better at the time


    i wish i didnt get the sliders before i decided 6" suspension would be better

    i love the body lift and it holds up well its just inconvienant for the reasons mentioned in this thread
     
  18. Jan 26, 2010 at 4:17 PM
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    This is getting off-topic but wow...I ran a 1" body lift on my '95 Runner back in the day and that is the only size body lift I'll ever run.

    OP,

    Post up when you get the bumper...I'd like to see how they mod the ARB to fit the body lift.
    Are you taking your rig to them for fitment or are they just doing it based off the height of your body lift?

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  19. Jan 26, 2010 at 4:17 PM
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    no not a 6 inch body lift i have a body lift and suspenion that equals 6 i with i just with the 6 inch suspension from fabtech but i cant complain right now where im at
     
  20. Jan 26, 2010 at 4:18 PM
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    Ya gotta do what ya gotta do, right?

    IMO a 6" lift is just useless/insane/too much unless it's a SAS.

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