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Front Bumpers

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by Justin, May 7, 2012.

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Which front bumper?

  1. ARB Deluxe Bar

    25.3%
  2. CBI 2nd Gen Moab 2.0

    15.6%
  3. Demello Front Bumper 3 Hoop

    17.5%
  4. Relentless Fab

    41.6%
  1. May 18, 2012 at 4:33 AM
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    XXXX

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    Read his directions.... your trimming a small amount of metal. It's so easy a drunken monkey could do it and no one would ever know even if you did go back to stock. IMO some "other" bumpers require the same metal to be removed - they just don't tell you about it and it looks like poop and rubs when you install it.

    Relentless
    ARB
    Elite

    There may be more that I don't know about.

    Either way look at designs yourself instead of relying on others opinions. This is a large purchase and you should be well aware of what your buying.
     
  2. May 18, 2012 at 5:40 AM
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    Don't make me come over there!!!
     
  3. May 18, 2012 at 7:47 AM
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    Whoops.... :facepalm:

    Sorry Kevin.... And I did take a real good look at Chad's. if they were around when I got mine I would of gone with you for sure. :)





    ADD ATO to that list of strapped bumpers.
     
  4. May 18, 2012 at 8:12 AM
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    Lol... Actually I'm not sure if Chad's has the additional frame braces on it or not since his was the first ever front I did. However all the others since then do have it, both the hybrids and plate.
     
  5. May 18, 2012 at 8:13 AM
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    All the bumpers listed are bad ass for sure...but I favor Relentless Products :)
     
  6. May 18, 2012 at 8:19 AM
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    I'd give Billy a call @ BruteForce, better customer service, top notch products, makes delivery dates.

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd-gen-tacomas/164975-bumpers-2nd-gens-only.html
     
  7. May 18, 2012 at 9:46 AM
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    Yeah I had a feeling that nothing would fit on snug perfect, which is understandable. Well thanks for the input, I'm going to look at the designs more and see what I like.
     
  8. May 18, 2012 at 2:26 PM
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    Lastly, ARB limits the tire size you can clear. Something about how the bumpers are built so unless you want to cut up the brand new ARB, you could have a rubbing issue if you go too large with the tires. I can't remember what size people were having an issue with, I'd have to search to find a thread on it.[/QUOTE]

    i clear 285/75/16's with no issues. i do have ome 886's up front.
     
  9. May 18, 2012 at 2:56 PM
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    i clear 285/75/16's with no issues. i do have ome 886's up front.[/QUOTE]

    I love the look of yours. It's so clean. Which winch do you have?
     
  10. May 18, 2012 at 3:14 PM
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    I love the look of yours. It's so clean. Which winch do you have?[/QUOTE]

    i'm running warn vr10000 with synthetic rope.
     
  11. May 19, 2012 at 10:27 AM
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    digital cam pics 007.jpg digital cam pics 006.jpg brute force fab
     
  12. May 19, 2012 at 10:40 AM
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    oh my thats a good looking bumper you have there ^

    these aftermarket bumpers look so much better when they are color keyed to the truck nice looking truck:thumbsup:
     
  13. May 19, 2012 at 10:42 AM
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    he did an amazing job on the bumper. then i had a buddy spray with rockguard and color-matched. im very impressed
     
  14. May 19, 2012 at 10:45 AM
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    thanks man
     
  15. May 19, 2012 at 10:46 AM
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    whats rock guard? is it a powder coat type of finish or like a colored line-x type material?looks like it has a nice sheen to it.
     
  16. May 19, 2012 at 10:54 AM
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    its like powdercoat but its not baked. it hardens up and keeps from chipping. its like whats sprayed under our rocker panels if you've ever noticed
     
  17. May 19, 2012 at 3:04 PM
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  19. May 19, 2012 at 6:38 PM
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  20. May 20, 2012 at 11:31 PM
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    I highly recommend the CBI bumper, it is built incredibly well, no need to modify anything for the install, easily clears 35in tires with plenty of room to spare, has multiple places for mounting lights, holds up to a 9500lb winch. Also the thing is solid, I hit a deer doing 35 and all it did was scratch the powder coat. These guys make an amazing product, I will always recommend them to anyone and I will be buying my Rear HC bumper from them very soon. Plus the wait time from order to delivery was only 3 weeks.

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