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Front light bars

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by jbassett30, May 13, 2008.

  1. May 13, 2008 at 9:34 PM
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    jbassett30

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    im looking to get a light bar for my 07 Tacoma i like the westin ultimate bull bar but saw this pick and wondering what y'all have done and any advice you can give me on geting somthin nice for my front end :D[​IMG]
     
  2. May 22, 2008 at 5:16 PM
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    jtaco

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    i am looking for some sort of set up like this also.
     
  3. May 22, 2008 at 6:45 PM
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    tex

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    I just went out and took a few pics of my truck. This a NFab light bar. I bought it from Duck Comander last week and sprayed with Duplicolor bedliner. Then mounted some Hella lights today.

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  4. May 22, 2008 at 7:27 PM
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    im lookin for a new bumper like the pic jbasset posted. i dont like the toyota bumper but that arb bumper is way to heavy.
     
  5. May 22, 2008 at 8:08 PM
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  6. May 23, 2008 at 7:01 AM
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    now thats a cool tacoma action shot!
     
  7. May 23, 2008 at 2:04 PM
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    i pmed him for weight
     
  8. May 23, 2008 at 2:27 PM
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    The pic of the blue truck looks like a tundra? is that a tacoma with a tundra front grill or am i missing somthing
     
  9. May 23, 2008 at 3:05 PM
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    Nah, thats a Tundra for sure, look the 5 lugs on the wheels and the size of the cab
     
  10. May 23, 2008 at 3:41 PM
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  11. May 23, 2008 at 3:44 PM
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    definitely a tundra...look at the side mirror and the way the hood lines flow away from the windshield.
     
  12. May 23, 2008 at 9:02 PM
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    that is sweet looking man but terry from allpro says that the sheet metal bumper which is the one that has light tabs, which is the one u have, weighs 91 lbs and the tube they sell only weighs 81 lbs but has no light tabs. see im afraid the front of the tacoma already weighs too much . because in mud my front end sunk like crazy first and all i have is a bull bar on it rt now. i cannot find any pics of the allpro tube bumper on a truck 05 and up to see if it looks uneven or wierd or whatever. there has got to be a way to mount lights since their tube bumper does not come with light tabs but no one seems to know if they can be mounted to the front grill somehow or something like that. .
     
  13. May 24, 2008 at 7:02 AM
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    I see what your sayin ive never had the problems like that but there is a way to mount the lights on the tube bumper i dont know how but hers someone the does know.
    http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2634079
     
  14. May 24, 2008 at 7:04 AM
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    chris4x4

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    If you get the tube bumper, have an off road shop weld some light tabs on for you. SHould only take a couple of zaps with a welder, AND they will be right were YOU want them. :cool:
     
  15. May 24, 2008 at 11:39 AM
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    I saw this in the 4wd Toyota Owners mag.. Should be lighter due to not having all the plating.. check out www.badlandbumpers.com

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  17. May 24, 2008 at 2:24 PM
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    thats rt on silver taco, thanks a million.
     
  18. Jun 9, 2008 at 1:26 AM
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    why did you spray it?
     
  19. Jun 9, 2008 at 3:34 AM
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    i dunno if badlands is making bumpers for the 05+...but ive heard those bumpers are REALLY heavy and the fit aint always great...a lot of folks have needed to do a little fab work to make them fit right

    good looking bumpers though for sure


    arb's arent really all that heavy in the world of offroad bumpers...i think mine weighs in between 75 and 80lbs...my tubed rear bumper weighs almost the same amount and its MUCH smaller...i see what the OP is saying about weight and the front end dropping in mud...however you have to remember that your front end is carrying the majority of your truck...beds dont weigh anything...motors and drivetrains do...

    i dont think its an isolated issue to your truck with the front end sinking...
     
  20. Jun 9, 2008 at 4:06 AM
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    If I was getting a bumper, personally I would go with a Shrockworks.

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