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Bar or no bar?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Seanwarren13, Aug 13, 2019 at 7:40 AM.

  1. Aug 13, 2019 at 9:19 AM
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    natataka

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  2. Aug 13, 2019 at 9:27 AM
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    mbrogz3000

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    Those safari grilles became cool after Jurassic Park 1 came out...
     
  3. Aug 13, 2019 at 9:43 AM
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    lynlan1819

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    Sell it,somebody will buy it.
     
  4. Aug 13, 2019 at 9:54 AM
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    andrew61987

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    Also worth noting that the original Jurassic Park SUVs (in the book) were Toyota Land Cruisers. Imagine how much more awesome that would have been to have those instead of shitty Explorers they used in the movie.
     
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  5. Aug 13, 2019 at 10:19 AM
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    Tadman95

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    Mine came with one, took it off. Unless you're in brush why use a brush guard. It's not going to protect against anything but brush and could actually cause more damage in a small front end collision.

    Mine was a Westin, the top had mounts to the radiator supports, not good.
     
  6. Aug 13, 2019 at 1:42 PM
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    mbrogz3000

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    Those Explorers (mini-Broncos) still had that prevalent roll over problem. All of them are out of service now- what does that tell you? :)
     
  7. Aug 13, 2019 at 4:02 PM
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    Foozer

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  8. Aug 13, 2019 at 4:15 PM
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    Gtjmotors

    Gtjmotors ^not my truck.

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    Depends on how many deer are in your area... sometimes looks goes the way of function. Here in Montana it’s probably 50/50 for the cattle guards.
     
  9. Aug 13, 2019 at 5:39 PM
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    Nice96

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    Send the bar packing looks better without
     
  10. Aug 13, 2019 at 5:42 PM
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    Matilda's

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    Yeah looks odd on your truck I'll take it off your hands for sure :notsure:. Looks great man
     
  11. Aug 13, 2019 at 5:48 PM
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    Steves104x4

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    BUCKLE UP! It makes it harder for Aliens to pull you out of your Truck.
    I like it because shopping carts fear it
     
  12. Aug 13, 2019 at 7:00 PM
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    Slavi-Rosomakov

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    I personally like it of, but I had Jeep Grand Cherokee, white thathey had a similar bat. I didn't take it off. I like it. Right now I wouldn't add one to it.

    For you or it was fine to keep on bc you lived it. Now it's off. Is it worth paying money to fix it but another. Try it of off for a month and see what you think then.

    Good luck brother
     
  13. Aug 13, 2019 at 7:12 PM
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    Cudgel

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    I like it, especially since it matches the color scheme of your truck...unless it’s a piece of shit...never want Walmart crap bolted on a taco.
     
  14. Aug 13, 2019 at 7:13 PM
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    brookelongg15

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    Keeppppp it dummy
     
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  15. Aug 13, 2019 at 7:15 PM
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    BlkDakDave

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    Is it practical for you? Does it suit your purpose? Forget what others think, do what you want.
     
  16. Aug 13, 2019 at 8:20 PM
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    Goliath

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    Looks better with it off. Sell it and use the money for other mods.
     
  17. Aug 13, 2019 at 8:21 PM
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    Definitely prefer no guard, cleaner.
     
  18. Aug 13, 2019 at 9:28 PM
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    Jose_Dirte

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    That book was awesome. Congo was also a good book but the worst movie ever. I am not at all suggesting Jurassic Park was a bad movie by the way.
     
  19. Aug 14, 2019 at 2:31 AM
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    Paul'sFourBy

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    You should fix it and keep it. They're good for pushing Zombies out of the way.
     
  20. Aug 14, 2019 at 2:55 AM
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    Wattapunk

    Wattapunk Stay lifted my friends !

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    I can pretty much guarantee you will know your answer fairly quick the first time you plan on DIY oil change ,under the hood repair, or front end work. Personally, I rate those a step above a bull bar in looks but magnifying more damage in a small fender bender. Both are only for looks and offer very little front end protection in both on and offroad environments. Imho, I would lose both bar and lights and maybe mount lights behind the grill or lower front valence.
     

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