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bull bar vs. brush guard

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Garrett Timmerman, Dec 3, 2008.

  1. Dec 3, 2008 at 1:19 PM
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    Garrett Timmerman

    Garrett Timmerman [OP] Active Member

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    can't decide which would look better on front of my truck, and which would be functional.
    **i want to mount lights, if that helps

    pictures anyone? help me out
     
  2. Dec 3, 2008 at 1:27 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Here's my brush guard.

    [​IMG]
     
  3. Dec 3, 2008 at 1:29 PM
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    Krazie Sj

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    Bush guard. Bull bars look retarded IMO. I have no idea what they're for besides causing an eyesore.
     
  4. Dec 3, 2008 at 1:29 PM
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    Garrett Timmerman

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    thats nice man

    easy to mount lights on?
    did you install it yourself?
     
  5. Dec 3, 2008 at 1:32 PM
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    norcalbb11

    norcalbb11 Nor*Cal

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    and here is the bullbar haha very easy install
     
  6. Dec 3, 2008 at 1:33 PM
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    norcalbb11

    norcalbb11 Nor*Cal

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    flowmaster 40 series, tinted windows, airaid CAI, removed 2nd filter, aries black bull bar
    sorry no lights on it but their are two holes on the bullbar in the center opening that people have put lights on and pulled the wire through that way i believe, i am not to great at that stuff so i have not done it.
     
  7. Dec 3, 2008 at 1:37 PM
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    Garrett Timmerman

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    no worries, it still looks real nice even without the lights
     
  8. Dec 3, 2008 at 3:34 PM
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    norcalbb11

    norcalbb11 Nor*Cal

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    thanks man i like it even though it is just for looks but oh well haha
     
  9. Dec 3, 2008 at 3:40 PM
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    blake1012

    blake1012 Go Braves!

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    I personally like bull bars. here is a pic of mine on my 2003 taco

    honeymoon 013.jpg
     
  10. Dec 3, 2008 at 4:23 PM
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    duckcmdr

    duckcmdr If it flies it dies!!

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    I like the Bull bars. I have a stainless steel Aries. Damn i can't get into photbucket for the pic. Work CPUs. I'll get one for you tomorrow. I don't think there is any function 2 lights if you want. I like the look.
     
  11. Dec 3, 2008 at 4:39 PM
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    LonghornTaco

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    Yes, it was very easy. However, the brush guard only comes with two holes. I drilled out the other two.

    Always trying to push the new bumper thing! :)
     
  12. Dec 3, 2008 at 4:40 PM
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    rhoppas

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    Here is my stainless Hunter4x4 bull bar with ProComp lights...

    [​IMG]
     
  13. Dec 3, 2008 at 4:45 PM
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    HerNameIsLucy

    HerNameIsLucy I miss Lucy. :-(

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    with old driving lamps

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    with new off-road lamps

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  14. Dec 3, 2008 at 4:49 PM
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    LonghornTaco

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    I looked at light bars, but couldn't find anything I liked. The only one I liked so far is the one Toku has - but SURPRISE, it's custom!

    I really need to learn how to work with metal!
     
  15. Dec 3, 2008 at 4:56 PM
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    i say we start a poll
     
  16. Dec 3, 2008 at 5:09 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Oh no, not another poll! Just do a search - I'm sure there's already 50 polls on this subject... :)
     
  17. Dec 3, 2008 at 5:16 PM
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    derekabraham

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    I like brush guards better. I've just never been a fan of bull bars.
     
  18. Dec 3, 2008 at 5:43 PM
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    I've been wondering how a brush guard would look on my rig....
     
  19. Dec 3, 2008 at 8:17 PM
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  20. Dec 3, 2008 at 8:27 PM
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    duckcmdr

    duckcmdr If it flies it dies!!

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    here are the pics. I would like to get lights


    [​IMG]

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