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Im playing with the idea of getting a bull bar

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by articcs22, Jan 5, 2011.

  1. Jan 5, 2011 at 5:48 PM
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    articcs22

    articcs22 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I have narrowed it down to three so far:

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    Waag Frontrunner grille guard
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    Hunter Bull Bar
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    Give me some input?
     
  2. Jan 5, 2011 at 5:50 PM
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    ktmrider

    ktmrider Senior Member

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    I personally dont really like them but I would get the first.
     
  3. Jan 5, 2011 at 5:50 PM
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    AzogSS

    AzogSS Well-Known Member

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    ARB Bull Bar. Mine ships on the 7th!
     
  4. Jan 5, 2011 at 5:50 PM
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    kessler89

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    If you must, go with option 1
     
  5. Jan 5, 2011 at 5:50 PM
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    DubyaDawg

    DubyaDawg Underprepared and Overconfident

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    The Waag is interesting, never seen it before. But I have the avid, and in my opinion you could not get anything better quality or more functional for the price.
     
  6. Jan 5, 2011 at 5:51 PM
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    wtbthree

    wtbthree Give 'er

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    Avid Off-road all the way. Very well built, quality products, a small but helpful TW discount. looks the best, IMHO
     
  7. Jan 5, 2011 at 5:52 PM
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    Johns Taco

    Johns Taco I'm not 4x4, and have an open diff. So i'm 4x1

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    I'm not a big fan of bull bars, but the one on the white truck look pretty good. :D
     
  8. Jan 5, 2011 at 5:53 PM
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    cheehab

    cheehab I bleed Black and Gold

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    I almost bought the hunter bar 4 times but the ARB is what I always wanted, so I just saved another little while and got one. I think the Arctic bars look cool in photos but I didn't like it when I saw it in person.
     
  9. Jan 5, 2011 at 5:57 PM
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    rcfreak201

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    eh not a fan but the one on the first white truck looks good!
     
  10. Jan 5, 2011 at 6:04 PM
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    06BLUEDBLSPORT

    06BLUEDBLSPORT Well-Known Member

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    i'd go with the third one, i think the Tacomas look great with bullbars compared to silverados, i used to have one and loved it
     
  11. Jan 5, 2011 at 6:10 PM
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    ICEMAN

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    I like the white one but only because of the grill can you buy that?
     
  12. Jan 5, 2011 at 6:13 PM
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    Khaos

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    Go with the first one (Avid I think?).


    I spent $300 something on my bull bar from the stealership, for the money I could have waited and got an actual bumper that improved my approach angle, let me add a winch, and looks way better.
     
  13. Jan 5, 2011 at 6:14 PM
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    Tbird

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    I took care of making the selection for you. The AVID OFF ROAD is the one you want. BEST looking, VERY functional, GREAT product built by a great guy.

    I beached my truck on a HUGE rock and it saved my front end. The bar took a fair
    amount of damage itself...but it totally kept the rock from even touching the truck.
     
  14. Jan 5, 2011 at 6:16 PM
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    tacomadude18

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    dude, if you get one you should sell me yours XD
     
  15. Jan 5, 2011 at 6:17 PM
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    MadeInMaine

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    I like them all

    The Waag one, I haven't seen around at all, so if you want something that everyone else doesn't have, go with #2...

    if you want what everyone else has, go with #1 or #3
     
  16. Jan 5, 2011 at 8:30 PM
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    I definitely don't like any of them, but the Avid one looks the best. My truck had a Westin I welded light tabs on it then sold it for $80.

    RZ Rob

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  17. Jan 5, 2011 at 8:41 PM
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    tiresmokintacoma

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    avid all the way.
     
  18. Jan 5, 2011 at 8:44 PM
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    I got ARB...worth every penny..nuff said.
     
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    AVID all the way!!!!:thumbsup:
     
  20. Jan 6, 2011 at 4:07 AM
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    Wattapunk

    Wattapunk Stay lifted my friends !

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    #1 WW Firefighter's, it's not bulky and follows the contour of the front end nicely.
     
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