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bed extenders and tail light guards, opinions

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by fireturk41, Dec 26, 2008.

  1. fireturk41

    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    how do yall think some black tail light guards will look on my DC Tacoma, i have a brush guard (ill try to put a pic but its not of my truck) also black and my truck is silver


    also what are yalls opinions on bed extenders?

    also in the future i plan to add a decent lift new tired and wheels, a whole new exhaust sysem, can air filter, possibly a tint and if i can ever afford it takin out the brush guard and addin a schrock works bumper



    also how do you install bed extenders and are they easy to take on/off



    also the previous owner of my truck put a dumb lookin sticker where the trd stickers go, im plannin to get some for my truck and get a pro to install for free (friends lol) witch would look better?

    http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v316/friddle_family/BLACK%20CAT/TRD%20Decals/?action=view&current=TRD-OR-FireFighter1.jpg

    or

    http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v.../?action=view&current=TRD-OR-FireFighter3.jpg

    on a silver truck

    2f8d_1_sbl.jpg
    a252_1.jpg
    bed-x5.jpg
     
  2. Motoknuckle

    Motoknuckle Braaaaap!

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    Bed extenders come in handy, especially if you're a moto guy like me and use your Tacoma as a race hauler.:)

    I personally think the tail light guards are just useless junk you can put on your truck, but that's just my opinion.;)
     
  3. fireturk41

    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    any other opinions?
     
  4. tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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    love the brush guard man.........bout to get one myself. the tail light guards aren't too bad................if ya like them...get em'. and as far as decals..........check out sockmonkey's work.................awesome decals from him!!
     
  5. fireturk41

    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    haha those are exactly whos they are if you want i can send a link to who sold me the brush guard it attaches at the recovery hook is easy to install and cost bout 230 bucks total
     
  6. sockmonkey

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    i have a bed extender in my truck....love it

    i use it for everything i put in the bed from groceries, to mountain biking gear, to whatever.

    they are not hard to install but do take a little time to get right

    [​IMG]
     
  7. tacomaman06

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    send me the link for the brushguard if ya have it handy!
     
  8. fireturk41

    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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  10. fireturk41

    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    theyre quite decent, i wouldnt reccomend pushing anything with it though, its exactly what is states, a brush guard
     
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    yeah............if i was gonna be pushing anything...i'd get the shrockworks bumper, but i mostly offroad while going hunting and fishing, and i think it'll work well for that. and a good place to mount my hella 500's!
     
  12. Andrew H

    Andrew H What is this "search" you speak of?

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    i dont really like those fire decals. nothing wrong with being proud of what you do but getting decals of a maltese cross with trd emblem is a little over the top. to each their own though.
     
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    Bassetdad What if God Smoked Cannabis

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    :( I listened to my better half & drove 3 mile with my tailgate down once.
    I now have :mad: a nasty dent/scratch in my tailgate as a reminder to listen to my inner voice the next time instead of the boss lady. A sales Rep was trying to talk me into a short bed double cab. When I pointed out the fact that the bed can't hold two bicycles he suggested the bed extender :eek:

    Seen, done, did the rolling with the tailgate down.... once was enough....
     
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    roxspin72 Enjoying my addiction

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    I have an access cab and only ended up needing it extended once. But, when in normal position the bed ext helps create a nice little boxed off area for whatever needs to stay put, ie... cooler, groceries, 5 gal water bottles, Help's by not letting everything bounce all over the bed.:D
     
  15. fireturk41

    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    yeah i looked into the shrockworks bumper it was a lil pricey

    but the one i have now does a good job, however if i ever hit a deer i think id replace with shrockworks, same if i ever can afford a new truck
     
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    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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    yeah...........with brushguards and bull bars........that is always something to think about. i may weld mine in place so it doesnt move to easily, but im not completely sure yet.
     
  19. fireturk41

    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    i didnt weld mine and it is quite solid, i got some locking nuts and basicly torqued them on, i have to take it off for a moment in a month or two cause im missing a recovery loop, and thats gonna be a sun of a gun to get off. and back on i have to custom order locking nuts in that size cause its in metric :-(
     
  20. Gr8WhiteTaco

    Gr8WhiteTaco bishes love my haircut

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    I've got the westin brushguard on my taco, here's a pic of what it looks like
    [​IMG]
    and i wish i got the tail light guards too because of this
    [​IMG]
    if i was you, i'd get the extender because dcabs are short on bed space especially if you haul atv's or bikes
     
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