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keep front bumper or go back to stock ???

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by knotty, Apr 24, 2013.

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stock or arb

Poll closed May 24, 2013.
  1. stock

    20 vote(s)
    18.5%
  2. arb

    80 vote(s)
    74.1%
  3. who cares !

    8 vote(s)
    7.4%
  1. knotty

    knotty [OP] Well-Known Member

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    the title says it all toying with the idea of going back to stock for a cleaner look !!!!


    what do you think ?

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  2. focotacoma

    focotacoma Well-Known Member

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    Im getting there......
    Colormatch maybe? Would look really good on a silver truck I think!
     
  3. LEX

    LEX --- --- --- - ----

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    Stock is everywhere. Keep the ARB.
     
  4. Boone

    Boone Vaginas are rad.

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    I'd have to say keep the ARB. If it's just looks you are going for it's your call. Is there anything other than looks that is a factor? Good looking truck BTW.
     
  5. aubi1414

    aubi1414 War Eagle!!

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    Keep it!! Looks great
     
  6. knotty

    knotty [OP] Well-Known Member

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    also i was thinking color match the arb bumper !! whatcha think ? I should of put that in the poll !!!
     
  7. joneill03

    joneill03 Look away, I'm hideous!

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    Keep as is. Silver and black compliment each other IMO.
     
  8. 01GREENTACO

    01GREENTACO Not all who wander are lost

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    Lost track many, many mods ago.
    I voted to keep it but if I were you, I'd look into color matching it.
     
  9. ChamYota

    ChamYota AKA Crash Bandicoot

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    I'd leave that bad boy on there the way it is, if it ain't broke dont fix it.
     
  10. nat

    nat Well-Known Member

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    I personally don't like the looks of the ARB bumper, but it does look better than stock. Keep it.
     
  11. jackrules

    jackrules Well-Known Member

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    if you get bigger wheels the ARB will look less out of place..
     
  12. FixedTRD

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    Keep it.
     
  13. brettb

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    I will take the ARB off your hands if you don't like it :)


    In all seriousness I don't know why in hell you'd want to switch back to the plastic POS.



    Unless you're THAT into the way your truck looks.
     
  14. Fluffymonkey

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    Keep it! I wish I had an arb when I did this
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    :p
     
  15. Desert Drifter

    Desert Drifter Well-Known Member

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    The ARB is one of the biggest bumpers out there, but it still looks way better thn the stock plastic bumper. If you want to get a cleaner look swap out those big ass lights up front, just and idea.....
     
  16. miacevedo

    miacevedo Well-Known Member

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    Depends on what you are trying to do. I personally don't care for the look of that ARB bumper... if you don't need a heavy duty offroad bumper, sell it or trade for stock ;)
     
  17. knotty

    knotty [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i dont need the arb bumper soi was thinking about going to something like this

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  18. MikeyMcFly

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    I'm counting down the days until I get the ARB. Granted, that's maybe 1,000 days off, but still, I can count!

    Although I'm fairly certain there are many, many members on here who would gladly trade their OEM bumper plus enough cash for one of those prerunner style bars.
     
  19. knotty

    knotty [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hmmmm thats a thought !!! if i could find a silver one and something close to oregon it might be worth it .. i would hate to ship that arb bumper lol
     
  20. Khaos

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    I'll straight up trade you my stock silver bumper with Fogs for the ARB.
     
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