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Brush Gaurd on or off??

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by cole47, Jul 25, 2009.

  1. Jul 25, 2009 at 1:54 PM
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    cole47

    cole47 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    ok been debating this for a while now and still not sure of what to do, and now that its RUSTING i gotta take it off anyway to paint it. so should i put it back on or leave it off? heres some pics of it on....

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  2. Jul 25, 2009 at 2:23 PM
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    01GREENTACO

    01GREENTACO Not all who wander are lost

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    Lost track many, many mods ago.
    On for sure! IF it were chrome I would say take it off but since it's black, leave it.
     
  3. Jul 25, 2009 at 2:33 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    Leave it on...looks good man!
     
  4. Jul 25, 2009 at 2:39 PM
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    Burgman

    Burgman I KEEEEEL YOU

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    leave it on, good for pushing slow pokes out the way
     
  5. Jul 25, 2009 at 3:03 PM
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    white+Peal

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    i would leave it on
     
  6. Jul 25, 2009 at 3:07 PM
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    Fluffymonkey

    Fluffymonkey Token

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    I like the beefy look. ON!
     
  7. Jul 25, 2009 at 3:07 PM
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    cole47

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    im wantin the ARB but the ol college budgets gettin in the way of that...so i guess its stayin on for now....would line-x be better than paint on it?
     
  8. Jul 25, 2009 at 4:26 PM
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    Siebler

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    Ive been in the same boat as you and have decided to keep mine as well (at least until I can afford a Beefed Winch bumper to match my rear bumper and sliders :D ).

    Ill be shooting mine with bedliner in the coming weeks. Im thinking that the Duplicolor will look better due to its lack of texture compared to hurculiner and others.
     
  9. Jul 25, 2009 at 5:39 PM
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    zeski25

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    fo sho
     
  10. Jul 25, 2009 at 5:44 PM
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    Gr8WhiteTaco

    Gr8WhiteTaco bishes love my haircut

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    keep it on. it makes for some good protection at times
     
  11. Jul 25, 2009 at 6:32 PM
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    yeaa i shot up my bed extender with the duplicolor bedliner and it turned out awesome im thinkin about doin that with the brush gaurd cause its not real chunky


    thanks for all the input guys greatly appreciated
     
  12. Jul 25, 2009 at 6:38 PM
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    keep it on, but i would take off that front plate ;)
     
  13. Jul 25, 2009 at 7:07 PM
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    Gr8WhiteTaco

    Gr8WhiteTaco bishes love my haircut

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    no doubt!! it needs a T on it
     
  14. Jul 25, 2009 at 7:10 PM
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    thats better than a cock
     
  15. Jul 25, 2009 at 9:29 PM
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    higherlux

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    TAKE IT OFF
    then paint it and then put it back on :thumbsup:
     
  16. Jul 25, 2009 at 9:56 PM
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    Coastie Joe

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    Bead blast it get it re powder coat it and put it back on! Looks nice on there!! Get some tail light guards too!! IMO :D
     
  17. Jul 25, 2009 at 11:23 PM
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    I agree, I was never a fan of tail light guards but when I added them I think it brought everything together...

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  18. Jul 26, 2009 at 6:56 AM
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    cole47

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    the one on the back says "clemsux" ;)
     
  19. Jul 26, 2009 at 8:10 AM
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    Motoknuckle

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    I say take it off....I just don't like the look of them.
     
  20. Jul 26, 2009 at 8:18 AM
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    mws4ua

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    Put it back on.
     
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