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Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by ILove2Drive, Mar 18, 2009.

  1. ILove2Drive

    ILove2Drive [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Alright, well I'm planning on buying a brush guard here really soon, and I have it narrowed down to two of them :D. I've found them on eBay and I'm not sure which one would be the best. The second one is stainless steel. Which one do u guys think would look better on my truck and is it worth the extra for the one with stainless steel?

    Here are the two guards:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=200316160261&category=33645&viewitem=

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/e...0389152953&sspagename=STRK:MEWAX:IT&viewitem=
     
  2. higherlux

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    the black 1
     
  3. LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    x1000 on the black!
     
  4. tacomaman06

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

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    go with the black one...............its the same one i got.
     
  5. ILove2Drive

    ILove2Drive [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Nice, its not prone to rust or anything like that is it? I know it's not stainless like the other one, so you think it'll last as long, as long as I keep her clean?
     
  6. higherlux

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    if it dose start rusting u can always bedline it
     
  7. tacomaman06

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

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    mine is so far...so good. what you may wanna do though.........spray paint the bolts and some of the welds on the headlight guards........some of those welds werent that powder coated too good. other than that/........keep her clean and she'll be good to go.
     
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    lift, wheels, tires

    ive had mine on for about 4 or 5 months and u took it off this past weekend and sprayed the bolts because they were starting to show some rust but the rest is all good!
     
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    cant look on ebay at work to let you know but i have the aries stainless steel brushguard on mine and i love it. i even hit a 120lbs deer with it at 70mph and didnt do any damage to the brushguard, cant say the same for the bumper. i only have one picture uploaded since my hard drive crashed a little while back
     
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    1st one taht black no doubt! I dont like chrome on trucks. Its too shiny for getting dirty!

    I'm trying to figure out out how I can paint over the crome on my bull bar. It came free on the truck, so I wasnt complaining when I bought it.
     
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    Mine's a Westin and it hugs the lights and curves perfectly

    My Truck 005.jpg
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    01GREENTACO Not all who wander are lost

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    BLACK!!!!!!!!!!!!! Never go chrome! Too flashy. The black on silver will look amazing!!!
     
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    I think black looks the best!
     
  14. ILove2Drive

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    Thanks guys! I'm hoping to order this ASAP, I can't wait! :) One of my friends got a brush guard a while back for his Dodge and he told me to just go and buy some new bolts from Lowe's, you think that'd just be best to do from the start?
     
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    Can you put lights on this brushguard? I was just wondering if it came with places to mount them or if you have to make your own.
     
  16. tacomaman06

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    yep......2 light holes on the horizontal bar near the top. on mine though......i drilled 4 holes and mounted 4 hella 500's on there.

    [​IMG]
     
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    that is sweet I think I may get one as my next upgrade. What is the difference in the yellow hellas and the white ones? Just the different shade or is there a purpose? I don't really know a lot about the auxillary lights.
     
  18. tacomaman06

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

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    the 2 clear ones have a long range beam, where as the yellow ones are fogs, and they throw a wide, yellowish beam, and it allows you to see the sides more clearly....especially in rain/snow and fog.
     
  19. ILove2Drive

    ILove2Drive [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Well, I just bought it! :D Can't wait to get it on!!!!
     
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    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Thor

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    you will like it man!!!
     
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