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Bull bar recommendation?

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by TacomaRy, Nov 15, 2010.

  1. Nov 15, 2010 at 6:21 PM
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    TacomaRy

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    I have a 2009 Speedway Blue double cab taco.

    I am looking into putting on a bull bar and I wanted to see if anyone can recommend a decent looking one for my particular truck. Should I go silver or black?

    See pic below.

    Thanks all!
    -Ryan

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  2. Nov 15, 2010 at 6:23 PM
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    jtav2002

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    Prepare to get a lot of comments saying how ugly bull bars are lol. I prefer black myself, but my truck is mag gray. Chrome might look better on blue. Not sure. I painted my skid plate black too. Mine is the Aries, but the Westin is basically identical.

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    I may eventually get the Avid bar. Not sure.
     
  3. Nov 15, 2010 at 6:28 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Its not a bull bar but something else to think about.

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  4. Nov 15, 2010 at 6:38 PM
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    jtav2002

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    Thanks for posting that, you're making me want one more haha.
     
  5. Nov 15, 2010 at 6:40 PM
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    jjw1

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    buy my chrome toyota bull bar
     
  6. Nov 15, 2010 at 6:43 PM
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    FlyingTaco

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    Avid for sure. I have the same truck as you and I line-xed my avid, it looks awesome
     
  7. Nov 15, 2010 at 8:08 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Well then get one!!:D
     
  8. Nov 16, 2010 at 7:26 AM
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    brettb

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    I dont really see a point to bull bars...
     
  9. Nov 16, 2010 at 11:42 AM
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    DonL

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  10. Nov 16, 2010 at 11:44 AM
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    I would go with the Avid like Danny has. I personally think bull bars looks terrible IMO
     
  11. Nov 16, 2010 at 11:49 AM
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    I have a Westin and have been happy with it. The only reason I have mine is to protect the front of my truck from the wall in the garage.
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  12. Nov 16, 2010 at 11:58 AM
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    I was looking at an Aries bull bar but I have decided that the Avid is the way to go, my girl is buying me one for Christmas :)
     
  13. Nov 16, 2010 at 12:08 PM
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    :thumbsup:
     
  14. Nov 16, 2010 at 12:09 PM
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    ^ Thats been there since I moved in (3years ago). I have to pull my truck all the way up to the wall or the garage door doesn't shut. Originally I was going to move the ball so that when I hit it I would know I was in. But since I have to be all the way up anyways, it really doesn't matter.
     
  15. Nov 30, 2010 at 3:06 PM
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    Ha! Thats awesome! Thanks for the recommendations all!

    I will check out the Avid for sure!

    Are they difficult to install?
     
  16. Nov 30, 2010 at 3:08 PM
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    My recommendation DON'T BUY ONE! BULL BAR=GHEY!:D
     
  17. Nov 30, 2010 at 3:09 PM
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    Dont do it
     
  18. Nov 30, 2010 at 3:09 PM
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    Avid FTMFW Easy to install i did mine in 5 mins by myslef!
     
  19. Nov 30, 2010 at 3:11 PM
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    Its not bad at all!!

    Hey when did you get Avid bars Daniel? I thought you were rolling with N-Fabs?:rolleyes:
     
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