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Good Front Bumper?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by SubFrozen, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. Jul 1, 2011 at 9:14 AM
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    SubFrozen

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    Hey guys--

    This is primed and made of 3/16 plate. Does this look like a good bumper to add to my Taco?

    Is 3/16 thick enough to withstand some damage?

    He wants $500.00 for it. I can probably get holes added or reinforced mount points and/or connect areas for chains

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    -Will
     
  2. Jul 1, 2011 at 9:15 AM
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    kinkrider101

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    It looks a little bulky
     
  3. Jul 1, 2011 at 9:17 AM
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    Looks like Mr PotatoHead's mustache
     
  4. Jul 1, 2011 at 9:17 AM
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    meeestirg

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    what does it look like on the inside (support)?
    hows the air flow to your radiators?
    winch and/or fog light holes?
    where/can you strap a tow chain or strap to it?
     
  5. Jul 1, 2011 at 9:17 AM
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    ouyin2000

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    Put it on and see. The worst that can happen is you have to take it off and put the stock one back on. Costing you some time.
     
  6. Jul 1, 2011 at 9:18 AM
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    get some pictures of the mounts.
     
  7. Jul 1, 2011 at 9:19 AM
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    SubFrozen

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    The guy wants $500.00 for it to get it out of his place; customer never paid or picked it up.

    It looks like it's 3/16 all the way around, with support that bolts on to the stock mounting points.

    What you see is what I get; no holes, no connections. I can probably have him add some...
     
  8. Jul 1, 2011 at 9:20 AM
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    kinkrider101

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    This looks a lot like the bumper that that kid made" his first bumper" and people were saying the mounting points didn't look strong, anyone remember that?
     
  9. Jul 1, 2011 at 9:22 AM
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    i remember that. and how low does this bumper go ?

    personally i dont think its worth 500
     
  10. Jul 1, 2011 at 9:22 AM
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    MHS2846bg8

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    If I was going to drop that much on a bumper...i'd go with proven ones already. Aka... Elite or Relentless
     
  11. Jul 1, 2011 at 9:24 AM
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  12. Jul 1, 2011 at 9:25 AM
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    This

    It sounds like garbage, and I definitely wouldn't buy it if I couldn't go look at it in person and try it out.
     
  13. Jul 1, 2011 at 9:25 AM
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    ya i wouldn't say that thing is worth 500$, doesn't have any recovery points, and the seems look like crap haha, just sayin
     
  14. Jul 1, 2011 at 9:26 AM
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    I'd pass. $500 is steep for that. It's pretty big and no added options.
     
  15. Jul 1, 2011 at 9:29 AM
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    <-- Would pass.
     
  16. Jul 1, 2011 at 9:30 AM
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    Agreed

    For a couple hundred more you could get a Relentless
     
  17. Jul 1, 2011 at 9:33 AM
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    the guy who didn't pay or pick it up. ditched it for a reason, and you just found out why. ahaha
     
  18. Jul 1, 2011 at 9:34 AM
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    or for even less than a couple hundred more could get an ELITE!
     
  19. Jul 1, 2011 at 9:47 AM
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    Looks bad imo
     
  20. Jul 1, 2011 at 9:47 AM
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    Its ugly as f*ck please dont do it
     
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