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front bumper

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Nitronick, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. Aug 11, 2011 at 9:40 AM
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    Nitronick

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    what do you guys think? the front bumper i built is finally complete :)

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  2. Aug 11, 2011 at 9:41 AM
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    Beefed Taco

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    Looks good! Is it bolt on or weld on? What I really like....how you painted the core black and filled the area with some useful lights, good move. That looks like a beast of a winch. My only complaint....we need more pics!:)
     
  3. Aug 11, 2011 at 9:43 AM
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    JLee

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    X2 the lines look pretty good but more pics.
     
  4. Aug 11, 2011 at 9:45 AM
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    SupraT

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    I agree looks good! But more pics
     
  5. Aug 11, 2011 at 9:45 AM
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    come on..show that thing off!

    :worthless:
     
  6. Aug 11, 2011 at 9:47 AM
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    kmok

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    Looks good! I really like the look of tube bumpers, we need more pics :D
     
  7. Aug 11, 2011 at 9:50 AM
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    Nitronick

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    its bolt on. didn't want anything permanent just in case i want to make a new one :)
    haha. alright ill get more pictures later today, but in the mean time i have to rhino line my rear bumper..
     
  8. Aug 11, 2011 at 3:12 PM
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    Is that 2" pipe? I was planning on making one like this but was worried about how i was supposed to bend that thick of pipe! I dont wanna have to buy a 300$ bender i was thinking of just making a jig and slowly heating-bending the metal?
     
  9. Aug 11, 2011 at 4:33 PM
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    actually its just 1 1/2 pipe. .120 wall. im just lucky that my best friend has a hydraulic tube bender :p
     
  10. Aug 11, 2011 at 4:42 PM
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    I know thats what i need, i might just have to look at tool shops to see if i can rent one or i might just try the heat-bend way
     
  11. Aug 11, 2011 at 4:48 PM
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    Can you post more pics ?
    :worthless:
     
  12. Aug 11, 2011 at 4:51 PM
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    Are those toyo open country m/t's?

    Nice bumper, what winch?
     
  13. Aug 11, 2011 at 4:57 PM
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    JoeTacoma02

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    Nice bumper man. Notice you're from Oregon City..be sure to check out the regional forum and drop by the Washington and Oregon BS thread. A few of us near your area.
     
  14. Aug 11, 2011 at 5:09 PM
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    Wow, it looks great!!

    We need mooaarr!
     
  15. Aug 11, 2011 at 5:41 PM
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    Looks mean. I like
     
  16. Aug 11, 2011 at 10:59 PM
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    sorry guys i got distracted and didnt take any more pics. but this is what i got distracted by :p......

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  17. Aug 11, 2011 at 11:31 PM
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    x2 , more pics bro' , looks great !!
     
  18. Aug 11, 2011 at 11:33 PM
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    God damn man! I wish I had those skills! PS what head lights are those? Really clean and sharp!
     
  19. Aug 11, 2011 at 11:36 PM
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    they are just clear headlights off ebay, the black ones. i got them like 2 weeks ago, the light is so much brighter without the fogged headlights.
     
  20. Aug 12, 2011 at 12:00 AM
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    damn it i need to learn to weld..
     
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