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Bumper Opinions

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by longbow, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:10 AM
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    longbow

    longbow [OP] I see you now..................

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    Need some opinions here, my taco is an 05 with 30,800 +/- miles on it. I am not planning on selling it in the future, because for one it is payed for, and I have other mods I want to do...:D

    I have an All-Pro bumper on the way, but am trying to figure out what to do with the old bumper/skids/fogs. Should I sell them and make some cash, or put them in storage (I have a place to store them).
    What do you all think??
     
  2. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:11 AM
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    mjp2

    mjp2 Living vicariously though myself Staff Member

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    See if you can fit the fogs in the new bumper. Sell/scrap the rest.
     
  3. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:16 AM
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    Delmarva

    Delmarva Mayor of TW

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    store them... I always said I wasn't gonna get rid of my truck and look at me now... I want to get rid of it for another Tacoma... Now I'm scrambling to find stock parts... :laugh:
     
  4. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:25 AM
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    i rerouted my stock fog harness and put them behind the grill
     
  5. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:31 AM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Mine is sitting behind a door in my tiny apartment. I'm planning on keeping it, at least for a little while...
     
  6. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:40 AM
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    longbow

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    GREAT...now if I go to sell them, someone is gonna say,"well silverback gave his away....free" :D

    You just gave me one heck of an idea/mod....:wink:
     
  7. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:44 AM
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    longbow

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    Pick your brain a little.........
    To lazy (for now) to look......
    What would you say the gauge of the fog wire is?
    how much wire was their to re-route?
    can 4'-6' of wire be added and have little of no effect on current draw?
     
  8. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:47 AM
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    i added about 15" of wire.. not sure on the exact guage.

    help me out here, why would adding more wire increase the amount of power drawn?

    I just cut the wire before the harness.. added in length and used L brackets to mount the lights with existing holes and voila!
     
  9. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:57 AM
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    longbow

    longbow [OP] I see you now..................

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    Maybe I am thinking old school, now I am no wire guru. But I was under the impression the longer the wire the more drain there would be. Now I may be off in left field here....:crazy:

    So I take it you added your old fogs to your bumper, if so crap should of asked sooner since I have Piaa's on the way also.
     
  10. Feb 20, 2009 at 10:38 AM
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    piaa 510s are in my bumper slots.. the stocks are behind the grill.

    haha im no wire guru either, so you COULD be right, I will say that I am not experienceing any issues with my method, and it is CERTAINLY not the cleanest :D
     
  11. Feb 20, 2009 at 1:51 PM
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    :headbang: It's all good........:cheers:
     
  12. Feb 20, 2009 at 3:15 PM
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    nvdeserted

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    Keep 'em. Just incase you do decide to sell/trade your Taco someday you can either swap the AllPro onto your new rig or sell it seperately. It will be worth more "sold seperately" than it will on your truck. I guess that if storage of the stock stuff is an issue get rid of it, otherwise keep it.

    In the past, when I buy a used vehicle I RUN away from lifted/customised rigs just because alot of the time it means the previous owner wheeled it and who knows what kind of abuse that vehic has been subjected to. Plus you can get more for your aftemarket stuff sold seperately. Granted, not all buyers think like me, but that's my 2cents.
     
  13. Feb 20, 2009 at 4:49 PM
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    I still have my stock bumper setin behind the house, The stock skid was paper thin so it wasnt worth selling so I trashed that and I sold the stock fogs a good wile ago.
     
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