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Front Bumper Help

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TacoNH, May 10, 2009.

  1. May 10, 2009 at 8:13 AM
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    TacoNH

    TacoNH [OP] The Gunslinger

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    So being the attentive driver that I am, yesterday after grabbing a drink and some change from a gas station, I back up about three feet, crank the wheel all the way to the left to exit and I run straight into a concrete block that is about 2 feet tall. It more or less ripped off my plastic bumper from the fender and front of the truck. Totally shitty, but now I'm in the market for a nice aftermarket bumper. I've got a blue 2007 taco, check my pics. I would like to see some pictures, suggestions, reviews? Any help is much appreciated.
     
  2. May 10, 2009 at 8:20 AM
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    luk8272

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    How about a budget? Are you looking to wheel it? Any interest in a winch?
    Sorry to hear about this but you have a good disposition about it.
     
  3. May 10, 2009 at 8:28 AM
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    nvdeserted

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    I'm with this guy, if you have the extra cash, now is a good time to upgrade to an ARB steel bumper. It will look good in standard black, or you could have it painted to match and that'd look good too. If you're going to run a winch you'll need to beef up the front springs a little so the new weight won't sag them down.

    Or for a more aggressive look, the AllPro bumpers are great too.
     
  4. May 10, 2009 at 8:29 AM
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    luk8272

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    Justsomeguy

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    There's a few
     
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  5. May 10, 2009 at 8:34 AM
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    TacoNH

    TacoNH [OP] The Gunslinger

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    Wow you guys helped me quick, thanks a lot. As for budget, I don't really know and I'm not totally limited, but I would like it to come painted already. And as for a winch, I don't really do enough wheeling to make it worth the extra money. I'm looking for something tough, but not necessarily big and bulky like I see with these bumpers posted, but who knows I might go big and bulky. How much do most of these go for, I've looked at some elsewhere and they are all close to 500-900...
     
  6. May 10, 2009 at 8:41 AM
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    TacoNH

    TacoNH [OP] The Gunslinger

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    And I really like longhorns, because it doesn't have the winch
     
  7. May 10, 2009 at 8:45 AM
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  8. May 10, 2009 at 8:51 AM
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    This is his truck now (longhorn). You don't have to have the winch, its your choice. I think they run around the $1k mark.
     
  9. May 10, 2009 at 8:54 AM
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    luk8272

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    Here is longbow
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    Their both allpro bumpers.
     
  10. May 10, 2009 at 8:57 AM
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    luk8272

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