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Installed my new bumper

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by LonghornTaco, Jan 28, 2009.

  1. Jan 28, 2009 at 9:53 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Got my All Pro bumper in today and got it installed! :D

    In case you forgot what my truck looked like before :cool::
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    Here's the bumper assembled... Silver07taco, you were right - not all the holes line up that great and it has to be manhandled to make them fit. In fact, there were two bolts that I couldn't even get close!
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    Installed before the lights
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    Now, with the lights. I just used a couple of the Hellas I had on the brush guard for now, but I plan to get some 8" IPFs.
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    I was actually a little amazed at how many parts had to come off that won't go back on... But there is one that I was wondering about...
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    This is some sort of bracket and it has the threaded holes for the skid plate. I couldn't get the bumper to fit properly with these and the skid plates on so I removed them. They don't appear to do much other than provide a mounting place for the skid plate and protect the sway bar. Can someone shed some light for me??
     
  2. Jan 28, 2009 at 9:55 PM
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    tigerfan00

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    dude...looks WAY better!
     
  3. Jan 28, 2009 at 9:55 PM
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    THXEY

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    sick!!!! if you dont mind me asking... how much did youpay
     
  4. Jan 28, 2009 at 9:56 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    So, what are you trying to say?? It looked like crap before???? :mad:

    j/k... :D

    Just over $1K shipped with the light bar.
     
  5. Jan 28, 2009 at 9:57 PM
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    SiRMarlon

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    Very Nice!! My brother is picking up his All Pro bumper on Friday!! :D we should have it installed over the weekend!
     
  6. Jan 28, 2009 at 9:57 PM
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    Wow! Looks Great!!:thumbsup:
     
  7. Jan 28, 2009 at 9:57 PM
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    no it definately looked good before but now you have beef to go with the flame broiled taste :D
     
  8. Jan 28, 2009 at 9:58 PM
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    looks good!! how long did it take? was it straight forward? dtruijillo is pickiing up one tomorrow and i'll be picking mine up in a week or two.
     
  9. Jan 28, 2009 at 9:58 PM
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    ya man it loooks ssooooo sick
     
  10. Jan 28, 2009 at 9:59 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Nicely put! :)

    I mentioned this somewhere else before, but since I went wheelin with Silverback in Texas, I'm much less interested in making it look good - now want to make it wheel good!

    The winch and full skids should be done in the next month or so....
     
  11. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:00 PM
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    funny how that happens huh?
     
  12. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:00 PM
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    what winch are going going to go with?
     
  13. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:01 PM
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    looked great before, but now it's even better :drool: haha
     
  14. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:02 PM
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    Sweet Deal Tom! I didn't know you were going to get one! It's going to look sick on your truck as well!
     
  15. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:05 PM
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    yeah, i decided on the AllPro as well...not overbuilt but under built either. shall meet my needs perfectly!
     
  16. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:05 PM
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    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Took about three hours from start to finish. Wasn't too difficult, but there were no instructions (not like I need them :cool:) but a couple of things had to be figured out.

    Thanks!

    Silverback recommended the Warn 8000 and I think I'm going to go with that one. I think it will do everything I need it to do and it's a Warn so it's dependable.
     
  17. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:05 PM
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    Look awesome.

    I love how you just pile all the parts and tools behind and next to the other cars around you. Hey....ur tacoma is always first!!!!!
     
  18. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:06 PM
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    Lookin good longhorn! What winch ya gonna get? What skids too- budbuilt?
     
  19. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:06 PM
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    oh how i remember working on my truck in an apt parking lot...people used to get pissed at me because id have my shit spread out all over the place...i hated every second of it
     
  20. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:07 PM
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    Great job! Looks so much better! :thumbsup:

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