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Light bar

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Taco76087, Jul 30, 2010.

  1. Jul 30, 2010 at 8:25 PM
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    Taco76087

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    It depends on where/how it mounts. Toyota did change things at the front end of the frame rails between the '97 and '98 models. The they changed it again between the '00 and the '01 models.
     
  3. Jul 30, 2010 at 10:44 PM
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  4. Jul 31, 2010 at 7:37 AM
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  5. Jul 31, 2010 at 8:12 AM
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    i personally prefer the look of the defiant light bars myself. i find they give more of a cleaner look, while the nfab bars and procomp bars do look good i just think theyd look better on a truck thats all jacked up. defiants prices are a little high considering what they are but they do look good.
     
  6. Jul 31, 2010 at 8:24 AM
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    747 function > form

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    mount them on your bumper, and the money you saved can be invested in a higher-end set of lights...just my 2¢
     
  7. Jul 31, 2010 at 8:30 AM
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    Thanks for the link Matt, I agree these look alot better, considering mine isn't lifted, other than the billys.
     
  8. Jul 31, 2010 at 8:57 AM
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    This guy is in my local area and he is going to fab some light bars up on my truck really soon and he is good priced... He will get back to you asap if you email him he is very good about it too.

    here is a pic of a second gen he just did.

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  9. Jul 31, 2010 at 9:23 AM
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    Don't get the n fab style ones. They are not sturdy so when your off road lights are on and you are going down a rough road it looks like a strobe light. Waste of money!!! Find a brush guard or bumper.
     
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    Hm. I kinda like the n fab bumpers better. Seems like you get more for your money than a strait piece of tubing with some lihjt tabs on it.
     
  12. Jul 31, 2010 at 6:36 PM
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  13. Jul 31, 2010 at 8:06 PM
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    Well yeah, as long as it comes with the 2nd gen too. :p But I think I'm just gonna put them behing a grillcraft, being it would be around the same price.
     
  14. Jul 31, 2010 at 8:08 PM
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    you might get more metal, but you get a lower quality product
     
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