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Hit Deer With ARB BUMPER

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TheTacoManChach, Feb 20, 2010.

  1. Feb 20, 2010 at 6:52 PM
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    TheTacoManChach

    TheTacoManChach [OP] I AM THE GREAT CHACHOLIO!!!

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    So I hit a full sized Doe with my ARB bumper friday morning going 45 mph... I launched him about 30 feet... bumper didn't move, scratch, dent, or even blink... BUT~ the plastic foglight provisions they put on it did faulter a little.
    I guess the head of the deer went straight for the foglight and busted that plastic... so now i gotta figure out a new game plan for that...
     
  2. Feb 20, 2010 at 6:56 PM
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    Stillfly199

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    Pics? What did it do exactly to the fog light piece? I saw on an fj forum where they were doing 55 (i think) and only dented the plate, those things hold up really freaking well. Bet your glad you had it :D
     
  3. Feb 20, 2010 at 6:56 PM
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    TheTacoManChach

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    australian designed... I can hit a kangaroo goin 50 if i have to
     
  4. Feb 20, 2010 at 6:56 PM
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    badguybuster

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  5. Feb 20, 2010 at 6:57 PM
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    TheTacoManChach

    TheTacoManChach [OP] I AM THE GREAT CHACHOLIO!!!

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    lemme go see what pics i can get... it maybe hard to tell on the camera phone
     
  6. Feb 20, 2010 at 7:03 PM
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    TheTacoManChach

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    You can see the foglight is cracked also...
    Im not sure why but both of them cracked the other morning for no good reason... I also had a skillsaw fall 2 feet at work that same day and the handle/case shattered... ?
    Oh... and i did have to dig my license plate outta the wench hole... but even though it ripped the metal on the license plate to fit in their and scraped it reall good, it left no marks!
     
  7. Feb 20, 2010 at 7:04 PM
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    thats pretty awesome...well not that you hit the deer, but that the bumper held up so well.
     
  8. Feb 20, 2010 at 7:05 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?

    i call bullshit........a doe isnt a him....lol.

    glad it held up. i dont think i'd wanna do that in mine
     
  9. Feb 20, 2010 at 7:21 PM
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    Hopefully mine will hold up this well. Weird that both pieces broke for no reason. Good thing you got the bumper though. Paid for itself right there
     
  10. Feb 20, 2010 at 7:30 PM
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    Wow thats great it held up that well. I think im going to save up for one for my future 1st gen. lol. :cool:
     
  11. Feb 20, 2010 at 10:40 PM
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    Wife hit a deer last monday morning. 3200.00 in damage to her Honda Accord. Insurance is taking care of it. Deer can really tear up a car or truck pretty quick. Glad you only suffered minor damage. Sounds like the ARB did its job.
     
  12. Feb 21, 2010 at 5:18 AM
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    TheTacoManChach

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    Deer Launcher Mod FTW
     
  13. Feb 21, 2010 at 8:35 AM
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    thatcarolinaboy

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    You launched "her" about 30 feet. Haha just busting your balls...this is exactly why I have to get a bumper on my rig soon. Just can't decide on which one I want to go with.
     
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