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i want a bull bar

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by gospurs21, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. Aug 23, 2011 at 10:28 PM
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    gospurs21

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  2. Aug 23, 2011 at 10:37 PM
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    BAMFTACO

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    Those bullbars makes your truck look like it has a underbite look into avid offroad they have a pretty cool lookin bull bar
     
  3. Aug 23, 2011 at 10:45 PM
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    gospurs21

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    yeah its $133 and its made out of carbon steel... is that bad carbon steel?
     
  4. Aug 23, 2011 at 11:00 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    depends on what you're interested in. If you like it, buy it!
     
  5. Aug 23, 2011 at 11:01 PM
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    But yeah, skip the bull bar and get an Avid bar.
     
  7. Aug 23, 2011 at 11:02 PM
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    I dunno, all the bull bars I have seen are really really weak... but the one you linked says heavy duty, so... I have no idea.

    I have an AVID on my truck, and I can stand on that thing, really strong.
     
  9. Aug 24, 2011 at 3:18 PM
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    id love an avid bar. but as you noticed its very cheap the product i showed you. im just 17 without a job. my parents bought me the truck i have to work for everything else im trying to get a job. but i only have 220 saved up thats why i want the bull bar thats $133 and the avid bar cost like $330+ haha
     
  10. Aug 24, 2011 at 3:21 PM
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    Just save up a little bit more, be patient and get the avid bar! Quality product and actually gives more bumper protection.
     
  11. Aug 24, 2011 at 3:22 PM
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    i want some cheap rims anyone know what type of rims? i want 20 inch black ones not xd series, moto metals are the cheapest brand i know. any other cheaper brands anyone know about? ha
     
  12. Aug 24, 2011 at 3:22 PM
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    Your better off saving your money to get the Avid bar. Its way strong and looks amazing on the Tacomas. I have one on my Tacoma, it definitely separates it from the rest of the Tacomas around me.
     
  13. Aug 24, 2011 at 3:23 PM
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    Save up until you have a job.
    If you dont have one, and only have 220, I'm assuming that's like birthday money and whatnot...You'd be better off saving up for something else then blowing it all on a bull bar
     
  14. Aug 24, 2011 at 3:29 PM
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    You can always go old school and get some steelies. Those are pretty cheap.
     
  15. Aug 24, 2011 at 3:30 PM
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    What is your main reason for wanting a bull bar?

    If you like the looks then by all means go for it..this is your truck..but if you are wanting it to put lights on, Id suggest taking your time and really looking at ALL your options.


    I used to have a bull bar on my truck. Granted I wasnt a very active member at that time and was unable to see what all else is out there. So when I saw everything that was out there I wanted to do nothing but get my bull bar off. Luckily I was able to sell my bull bar and get most of my money back.

    But when it really comes down to it..THIS IS YOUR TRUCK. do with it as you please :thumbsup:

    just my .02


    Edit:
    Dont get something just because its the only thing you can afford now. Save your money. Get you a job, and in the end. You will be SO much happier when you get what you REALLY wanted with your own hard earned money.

    Again if you REALLY want this bar..get it. and dont let anybody tell you different.
     
  16. Aug 24, 2011 at 3:35 PM
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    I lost track thousands of dollars ago.
    Carbon steel is fine but I'm sure it's made from the weakest & thinnest steel available I would wait and save your money.
     
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    Everyone's pretty much saying the same thing. I used to be in the same position you are (I'm only a year older), but I waited until I could pay...And look how my truck turned out! :D
     
  18. Aug 24, 2011 at 4:27 PM
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    Gave a guy 130 for this one. Didnt want to wait either. Just for looks. Dont do any offroad. Just my preference.


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  19. Aug 24, 2011 at 10:45 PM
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    Op just up your money and like someone said be patient I was in the same delema as you and would buy cheap shit and realized if I saved my money I could of got something better
     
  20. Aug 24, 2011 at 10:53 PM
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    If you want something cheap, spend the money. If you want something good, save the money. Oh and don't spend it as you get it.

    And get one thing at a time...if you have 220 bucks right now, and you spend 133 bucks, you have jack left over for rims..not to mention if you get 20's you'll need some tires too..

    SAVE YO MUNNNY! Ha
     
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