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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. Apr 24, 2013 at 5:38 PM
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    Gincoma

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    keep it until you get something else if your questioning it now youll question it for as long as you have your truck and thats not a good feeling, look for something first that better fits your needs then get rid of it...IMO I think their ugly, but thats just me :)
     
  2. Apr 24, 2013 at 5:58 PM
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    92dlxman

    92dlxman drinking whats on sale

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    just sell it to me;). . . . . simple
     
  3. Apr 24, 2013 at 7:39 PM
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    skidooman

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    Color matching is cool.:cool:
     
  4. Apr 24, 2013 at 8:47 PM
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    92dlxman

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    I wasn't joking, waiting for response. . . . . . .
     
  5. Apr 24, 2013 at 9:00 PM
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    Utard

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    Ditch the derp lights. It will look better.
     
  6. Apr 24, 2013 at 9:01 PM
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    OZ-T

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    OP are you high ?
     
  7. Apr 24, 2013 at 9:07 PM
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    lol ill trade you my nfab light bar with 2 lights for that arb haha
     
  8. Apr 24, 2013 at 11:35 PM
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    I like the clean look of the stock bumper and the big aftermarkets like ARB are gas robbing heavy and IMHO overpriced but... stock offers no protection at all. Frankly I would go with the beefy bumper that protects your truck.
     
  9. Apr 24, 2013 at 11:54 PM
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    if i had a 2nd Gen, I would drive over there from Idaho right now and buy it off of you
    but, you should keep it for the same simple reason that I plan on getting a stout after market bumper,
    that is: your taco is far less likely to turn into a pile of nachos if you smash a Moose at 70mph
    ...I almost did that 2 years ago with a Buick Lesabre
     
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  10. Apr 25, 2013 at 6:20 AM
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    I want to know how the truck breaths with having them big lights blocking the grill? Keep the ARB . Not a fan of the loops on and bumper but looks good on your rig.
     
  11. Apr 25, 2013 at 6:57 AM
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    knotty

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    yeah i have decided that i am going to keep it for now at least !!! you guys will be the first to know if i decide to sell or trade it !
     
  12. Apr 25, 2013 at 12:05 PM
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    Keep it, and if you have the money to throw at it, think about getting it color matched. I had an ARB on my old first-gen and now on my second-gen, and I think the main reason the black ARB looked fine on my first-gen and less so on the second is because my first-gen had black fender flares to continue the "line" started by the ARB.

    arbtaco2.jpg
     
  13. Apr 29, 2013 at 8:22 PM
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    Dudeguesswhat

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    Also interested if you decide to get rid of it :) I have a factory silver bumper with your name on it!
     
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