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Can anyone here fabricate a light bar for cheap?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by t-frax, Oct 23, 2010.

  1. Oct 23, 2010 at 7:22 PM
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    t-frax

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    I'm looking for anyone here that can fabricate a light bar for cheap. I really want one like the avid light bar but don't wanna shell out that much for it.
    So if you are fabricator/welder that can make one similiar, please let me know.
     
  2. Oct 24, 2010 at 2:21 AM
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    MountainEarth

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    The Avid is awesome. Save your pennies.
     
  3. Oct 24, 2010 at 5:55 AM
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    Pugga

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    There's a 20% off coupon for the Avid lightbar for TW members. I doubt you'll find someone to custom fabricate one for less than that.
     
  4. Oct 24, 2010 at 7:45 AM
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    larryde09

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    I tend to agree. With raw metal material costs, finishing costs (paint, bed liner or powder coating), mounting hardware, etc...the costs add up to equal approximately the cost of an aftermarket bar. Not to mention shipping costs and/or labor if the fabricator isn't a friend doing a favor.

    Rock sliders/step bars are worth the DIY cost, but a light bar might not be worth it...more complicated bends, welds, etc.
     
  5. Oct 24, 2010 at 10:19 AM
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  6. Oct 24, 2010 at 10:22 AM
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    pm sandman427
    his guy, krfab, does awesome work! i just got my tiregate a few months back and im lovin it! he'll custom make you anything bro! just pm sandman bout it!
     
  7. Oct 24, 2010 at 1:05 PM
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    streetacos.com is Beefed Tacos website. He has put together some insane sliders. Im interested in having him put together a light bar similar to the avid light bar, but with his own style. Hopefully something that resembles his sliders. His website says he is open to ideas for custom stuff and he his a vender here on TW.
     
  8. Oct 24, 2010 at 1:17 PM
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    wanna post a pic of the tiregate? :D
     
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