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Hood bug deflector reviews

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by Meddle, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. Dec 29, 2012 at 7:23 AM
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    Meddle

    Meddle [OP] New Member

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    Hi I recently bought the Tacoma sr5 double cab 4x4 black. I'm looking at buying a bug deflector and was wondering what the chrome deflector looks like and if anyone has pics?
     
  2. Dec 29, 2012 at 7:34 AM
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    4Wheelin4Banger

    4Wheelin4Banger Longtime Toyman

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    The chrome one might give you some sun reflection/glare problems.
    Never seen a chrome one just smoked ones.
     
  3. Dec 31, 2012 at 6:43 AM
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    hotrod45

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    i bought a smoke deflector from the dealer. not sure if it will deflect any bugs. added it for looks.
     
  4. Jan 4, 2013 at 11:35 AM
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    Mossy

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    I removed the one that was on my truck last week. Tossed it! Ugly
     
  5. Jan 4, 2013 at 11:41 AM
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    TnRedNeck721

    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    they don’t do much. they change the way the air flows over the hood/windshield and in that way stop some very small bugs. but than most the time the hit the upper high part of the windshield and roof.


    i got the clear bra from toyota when i got my truck. i love it. bugs stuck to it and i just take the tire brush and scrub them of.
     
  6. Jan 4, 2013 at 11:42 AM
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    BORNWILDGUY

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    I have one on my truck pics on gallery
     
  7. Jan 4, 2013 at 7:15 PM
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    krob32

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    I bought an AVS Bud Deflector II from Scott at TruckAddOns. It took my approx 15-20 minutes to install by myself. I like it because it doesn't touch the hood. He beat everyone's prices.

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    Here is contact info for Scott if interested.

    Scott Nauman
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  8. Jan 4, 2013 at 10:57 PM
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    ABA180

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    I have the same one, love it..easy as pie to install and it doesn't touch the hood. You won't need the bumper things for the hood they send..
     
  9. Jan 5, 2013 at 2:04 AM
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    BORNWILDGUY

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    If you want the chrome I think stampede is the only one right now that makes it for the 2012-13. This also doesn't come in contact with your hood either.
     
  10. Jan 5, 2013 at 6:04 AM
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    Meddle

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    Thanks for the replies, I might wait until someone with the same color truck posts a pick.
     
  11. Jan 5, 2013 at 6:14 AM
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    not a ’12-’13 but ’11 TRD sport.(user name is Blackpearl11, he is a local member to me and i don’t think we will care if i post) here is a few of his truck. sorry these are all i have of his truck. edit: idk what brand his is, and it is a smoked one not a chrome but may help and give you an idea of what it will look like.
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