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Baja Bumpers Illegal?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Jm1hawk, Nov 25, 2010.

  1. Nov 25, 2010 at 9:31 PM
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    Jm1hawk

    Jm1hawk [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Are Baja Bumpers illegal????
     
  2. Nov 25, 2010 at 9:33 PM
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    Probably depends where you live. Here in Oklahoma they don't give a crap.
     
  3. Nov 25, 2010 at 9:36 PM
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    Do you know about Cali
     
  4. Nov 25, 2010 at 9:44 PM
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    everything's illegal here...
     
  5. Nov 26, 2010 at 9:02 AM
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    Do any bumper manufactures state "For off road use only" on there products? If they are not legal in this state, then the above phrase gets the manufacture off the hook for the most part.

    There are hundreds of aftermarket parts that say for off road use only, but people take the chances running it on the street.
     
  6. Nov 26, 2010 at 9:05 AM
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    Tons of people run bumpers..I highly doubt you will get in any troube..
     
  7. Nov 26, 2010 at 2:26 PM
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    I don't think they violate the "spirit of the law." If anyone wanted to get you, they'd be hard pressed to get you on this, but chances are they could find bigger violations to focus on. I just unbolted the flimsy plastic stocker and put this one on mine:

    RZ Rob

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  8. Nov 26, 2010 at 5:34 PM
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    some of this, a little of that
    It varies from state to state. Not sure about CA, but you need 4.5" of vertical height in UT. Had a buddy that couldn't pass state inspection with tube bumpers on his truck.
     
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    Yeah if I recall correctly here in WA you need 4" vertical
     
  10. Nov 26, 2010 at 6:16 PM
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    Thanks guys
     
  11. Nov 26, 2010 at 6:33 PM
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    Legal in Kansas...only draw back is im in Kansas!
     
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    paintdiddy

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    i think the fronts with the crazy stingers that stick out and up 300 ft might be an issue
     
  13. Nov 27, 2010 at 12:29 AM
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    50 state illegal. but! Localities and states don't always hold up federal law so you'll have to check your local statutes. I have not found a state in 10 years that doesn't have a searchable statute database.
     
  14. Nov 27, 2010 at 1:19 AM
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    Can you please site the Federal code that says what bumpers are illegal?

    It's also illegal to drive barefoot in California........ but I could never find a law that prohibits it. (Just an example, I don't drive barefoot, but probably would if at a beach)
     
  15. Nov 27, 2010 at 2:14 AM
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    same shit as everyone else
    In hawaii they wont give you a recon sticker if you have it! Fucking bastards! They all have illegal shit but when it comes to YOUR truck they wont pass you!
     
  16. Nov 27, 2010 at 10:12 AM
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    i mean dot calls it illegal.. think...

    btw off topic, but no state has a barefoot driving law... urban legend.. i almost always drive barefoot... slippers we all wear in hawaii are too dangerous to drive in and easy to slip off.

    im not that interested in finding it but if i do i'll post it... any passenger car can not modify the front bumper...nor the exhaust, air bags etc... but it'd have to be a federal agency to care... just like pot in alaska
     
  17. Nov 27, 2010 at 10:28 AM
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    WTtoolman

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    I agree, plus they are uggggleeeeeee!!!!300ft Awesome!!!! "Baja" bumpers, to me, just look goofy and cheep! Bumper laws are there for your safety and to protect any car you may come in contact with.

    Go ahead and put the bumper on but don't be surprised if you get ticketed for it. If they may right you a ticket, it's up to you to protest. If you don't protest and pay the fine, they win. I got a ticket for having "illegal mudflaps" about 10 years ago. When I protested it, the judge asked me what "illegal mudflaps" meant. I told him they were OEM mudflaps on the truck and didn't understand why I was ticketed. They dismissed the ticket but I still had to pay court fees.
     
  18. Nov 27, 2010 at 10:40 AM
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    :) :) im safe
     
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