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Avid Off Road Front Bumper for 2nd Gen 6lug

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by 05RedTaco, Nov 3, 2011.

  1. 05RedTaco

    05RedTaco [OP] Nom Nom Nom

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    Yesterday I picked my tube bumper from Avid Off Road. This bumper is based on the bumper Avid made for OUTKAST (Josh). I have added hoops above the headlights those complete the look and should protect the whole front of my truck. The bumper is made of steel tubing with steel skid plate. It should withstand some serious abuse. The build time was 3weeks, hand build in USA not by little kids in China... I am very satisfied with the quality and fit and finish of the bumper. Thumbs up to Avid!

    Now for some pictures...

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  2. wrxRome

    wrxRome Houston's Swamp Rat

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    now you need some mean ass tires to set that look off
     
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    DTFtacoma Dezert Toy Fabrication

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    Good price most likely HREW but that's fine for most people I'm more of a DOM dude lol
     
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    MMazz365 Well-Known Member

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    HREW? DOM? lol
     
  5. Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    Haha, x2, doubtful it's solid steel bar :)
     
  6. Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    Hot Rolled Electric Welded

    Drawn Over Mandrel

    2 ways of making round metal tubing, one has a seam, one does not.
     
  7. 05RedTaco

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    Shortened antenna, ebay Intake, JBA long tube headers, 2nd set of cats cut out and straight piped, 14" Magnaflow muffler dumped before axle, relocated rear diff breather, Avid off road front bumper. Bilstein 5100's front and rear, OME 885x coils, Light Racing UCA's, 2" Toytec AAL, Hella 700ff lights, Falken Rocky Mountain AT/S 265/75/16 Load E 10ply, Blu Logic handsfree
    Sorry... LOL of course its not solid steel. Its just a steel pipe and yes its mandrel bent.

    Ok edited 1st post to satisfy you guys :)
     
  8. JLee

    JLee The Man! Vendor

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    I lost track thousands of dollars ago.
    DOM does in fact have a seam you just can't see it because if the finishing process. Seamless tubing is big bucks.
     
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    What kind of support are behind the skid?
     
  10. 05RedTaco

    05RedTaco [OP] Nom Nom Nom

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    I will take some pics of how its done behind the skid...
     
  11. chadderkdawg

    chadderkdawg Don't ask questions you don't want the answer to..

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    x2, those H/Ts look weak! Wicked bumper though, if you get bored with it, send it my way :thumbsup:
     
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    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    We know what you meant, it's steel and it's solid in the sense that it's very sturdy :D I've always heard Avid makes some good stuff.

    Damn, do I at least get an A for effort? :eek:
     
  13. 05RedTaco

    05RedTaco [OP] Nom Nom Nom

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    The pathfinder H/T's are the biggest pieces of shit tires I have ever had on any vehicle I owned. Tires are next on the list...

    I LOVE the bumper, no way its going off my truck anytime soon :D
     
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    I am going to blame it on English being my 2nd language :eek:
     
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