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[Looking for] 1st Gen Tacoma - Rear BUmper Tire Carrier

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by ToyotaMachine, Jan 22, 2020.

  1. Jan 22, 2020 at 9:34 AM
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    ToyotaMachine

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    Hello Taco enthusiasts!!

    I have a 97 tacoma and am in want of a rear bumper with tire carrier that fits this thing. Just welded a rear frame box kit (trail gear) to support the weight, but can't find anything on the market. Anyone have anything they're sitting on or know any sites/links?

    Thanks in advance. First picture is my taco, and second is what I'm looking for. Would love the identical one from 4xinnovations, but seems like they didn't continue the make. Heres a YouTube vid of the bumper for example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fY2mhihf20&feature=youtu.be&t=752

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    Rear Bumper Example.jpg
     
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  2. Jan 22, 2020 at 9:39 AM
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    Don't you have something like this on your truck?
     
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  3. Jan 22, 2020 at 11:06 AM
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    Not a swing ,mounts on hitch ,u can make it swing down20200104_140502.jpg
     
  4. Jan 22, 2020 at 12:14 PM
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    Thanks for the post. The hitch ins't a bad spare idea. Gonna be using the tailgate quite a bit though. :/ Nice 02!
     
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  5. Jan 22, 2020 at 12:15 PM
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    You welcome n Thanks ,u can get a adapter that lets it fold down ,Amazon
     
  6. Jan 22, 2020 at 12:16 PM
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    Oh, and welcome to TW! :hattip: :wave:
     
  7. Jan 22, 2020 at 12:24 PM
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    Yes welcome to the club
     
  8. Jan 22, 2020 at 12:24 PM
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    Hey, thank you! Stoked to get in to the community. :cheers:

    https://www.amazon.com/Metal-Univer...ywords=hitch+swing+tire&qid=1579724436&sr=8-3

    Heres what I found in case someone stumbles across this blog. Gonna use this as a last resort, I still prefer the swing, but if nothing else it's a good alternative. Thanks for the idea!
     
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  9. Jan 22, 2020 at 12:26 PM
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    Just be mindful of your bank account when modding your truck! I found this out the hard way...

    :spending: :D
     
  10. Jan 22, 2020 at 12:27 PM
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    Welcome ,found it on here from other fellow members
     
  11. Jan 22, 2020 at 12:34 PM
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    My futures inevitable.. :lalala: hahaha
     
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  12. Jan 22, 2020 at 12:36 PM
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    My stereo system and backup camera were largely paid for with court-ordered restitution from a drunk driver who hit me back in 2015, and my ToyWerx grille was a birthday present from my dad, so I didn't blow all of my savings on my truck!
     
  13. Jan 22, 2020 at 12:37 PM
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    Shit tryin havin a wife whos into too,and u have 5 trucks lol
     
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  14. Jan 22, 2020 at 12:39 PM
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    Five trucks, but no payments! What's your fleet so far?

    In order by oldest to newest:
    • 1969 Ford F350 wrecker
    • 1991 Toyota long bed 2WD pickup
    • 1997 T4R SR5
    • 2002 Toyota Tacoma AC 4x4
    • 2003 Taco RC 5-speed 4x4
    • 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander
    Did I cover all of them?
     
  15. Jan 22, 2020 at 12:40 PM
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    U nailed it ,but i dont count the mits lol
     
  16. Jan 22, 2020 at 12:42 PM
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    It's got AWD and is considered an SUV...
     
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  17. Jan 22, 2020 at 12:42 PM
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    Sorry op ,back to topic:stayontopic:
     
  18. Jan 26, 2020 at 4:52 PM
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    Damn...

    Quite the yard. Those 69 wreckers are rad!
    No worries. Think I found one. Thanks for the help :D
     
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