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Front and back bumper

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Tacoma mud, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. Jul 28, 2011 at 5:34 PM
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    Tacoma mud

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    Could you suggest to me some good front grille guards, i dont want a really huge one that covers the whole front i just want one that is smaller that covers in between the headlights

    If yall have any good looking back bumpers could yall also suggest them

    Thanks :D

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  2. Jul 28, 2011 at 9:57 PM
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    ummm...check out our vedors...TONS of great custom stuff. Look at Relentless and Elite, they both make KILLER products and are my fav.
     
  3. Jul 28, 2011 at 10:01 PM
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    I'm trying so hard to not buy the elite front and rear bumpers...... must resist!
     
  4. Jul 28, 2011 at 10:04 PM
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    dude...dont fight it...DO IT! :D im trying to sell my honda bike to buy a front one...then ill HAVE to get a rear...and then sliders...
     
  5. Jul 28, 2011 at 10:05 PM
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    Yoytoda

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    sliders first... sliders always always first

    unless you dont offroad then you dont need bumpers or sliders lol;)
     
  6. Jul 28, 2011 at 10:25 PM
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    Blackdawg

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    true...but i dont go into that crazy of stuff yet..so ill avoid it till sliders...maybe ill get those after Front haha gotta get in on the GB tho!
     
  7. Jul 28, 2011 at 10:39 PM
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    Yea ive seen the elites and they look crazy, but for the pair its like 1500 :( to much money for me!!! I can barely afford a 2400 suspension
     
  8. Jul 28, 2011 at 10:44 PM
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    i made my own bumpers and sliders
     
  9. Jul 28, 2011 at 10:45 PM
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    Do you have a cnc machine???
     
  10. Jul 28, 2011 at 10:48 PM
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    no i just made a square tube bumper... kinda boxy but strenght to weight ratio is awesome

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Jul 28, 2011 at 11:11 PM
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    Yea that actually looks pretty good, ive seen some that are just horrible it looked like they just threw square tubing and circ. Pipe all together to make a ugly mess. I was thinking of just making my own with a tube frame and 8th inch sheet to fill in the gaps, prob be heavy as a house but better than paying 1500$$$
     
  12. Jul 28, 2011 at 11:15 PM
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    youd be surprised. my bumper weighs about 80lbs and is strong as hell
     
  13. Jul 28, 2011 at 11:22 PM
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    if i could weld. id make at least my own sliders...and a bed/roof rack like Allpros. Alas..i can't :(
     
  14. Jul 28, 2011 at 11:31 PM
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    meh its not that hard. i bought a welder off craigslist, practiced for a couple months on small stuff and then build me sliders. ($120 in materials) and they are super strong and have heald up great the past year of rock crushing
     
  15. Jul 28, 2011 at 11:33 PM
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    well..im 19...without my own house..for now..then im moving to the city :( to finish school...soooo...ill learn to weld later me thinks :) until then..ill trust Tim to make em for me :)
     
  16. Jul 29, 2011 at 9:48 AM
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    Im 18 and i took metal shop in highschool so i know how to weld belt i dont really have the tools or the materials.... I have a welder and a torch butnothing to cut the metal with except air shearers and thats only good for thin metal
     
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  18. Jul 31, 2011 at 9:20 AM
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    yea see i was an idiot and didnt take welding lol And can't you cut with the torch?
     
  20. Jul 31, 2011 at 10:31 PM
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    Yea but it will leave an ugly edge, i need like a ..... I forget what its called its like a really big circular saw but for metal, well i need that to get good clean cuts :D
     
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