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looking for a bumper

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Afwrestler1986, Nov 16, 2009.

  1. Nov 16, 2009 at 11:17 AM
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    Afwrestler1986

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    Ok, So I am looking for a new bumper for the truck. I am really liking the badland Bumpers, ans saw the ARB and AllPro each in action this weekend.

    So who has a badland? post up the pics.
     
  2. Nov 16, 2009 at 12:10 PM
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    Afwrestler1986

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  3. Nov 16, 2009 at 5:08 PM
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  4. Nov 16, 2009 at 8:52 PM
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    I will continue to be an unwavering supporter of ARB on this forum. :D
     
  5. Nov 16, 2009 at 11:41 PM
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    mountainwolfpup

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    First month of ownership... This month I'm removing front air dam, and also Rhino lining the bed.
    I gotta vote for ARB bumpers also. Tough as nails. Good fit to the vehicle.

    [​IMG]
     
  6. Nov 16, 2009 at 11:47 PM
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    i hate you for buying a badlands

    if you decide you would prefer an ARB i will trade you straight up right now no questions asked
     
  7. Nov 17, 2009 at 5:51 AM
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    Afwrestler1986

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    I will let you touch it if you want to. But only under supervision.
     
  8. Nov 17, 2009 at 11:15 AM
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    im gonna touch it...with a wrench and some sockets and im going to continue touching it till it magically appears on my truck :D
     
  9. Nov 17, 2009 at 1:17 PM
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    Afwrestler1986

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    lol, do i need to invest in a trunk monkey too?
     
  10. Nov 17, 2009 at 1:21 PM
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    I'm liking the AllPro over the ARB, just seems like it goes together so much better. Both are freakin beast bumpers though! :D
     
  11. Nov 17, 2009 at 3:35 PM
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    But the 1st gen allpro bumper is kind of prerunner-ish. Like, it sort of leaves the front exposed.

    ARB is very comprehensive.

    [​IMG]
    Like this.
     
  12. Nov 17, 2009 at 6:36 PM
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    the arb is too much for me too big
     
  13. Nov 18, 2009 at 11:03 AM
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    Ya looks sick on your truck :cool:
     
  14. Nov 18, 2009 at 11:14 AM
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    Too late, I already ordered my badland from Jeff. Really cool guy. If I had a garage and welder I probably would have, but that coupled with time leaves me with the buying option.
     
  15. Nov 18, 2009 at 3:29 PM
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    thanks:D

    i like the 95.5-97 face the best with it
     
  16. Dec 2, 2009 at 3:55 PM
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    Well, I just got a phone call. Jeff is shipping the bumper right now. :woot::bananadance::yay::bananadance::woot::yay:



    Sorry Tigerfan, not rubbing it in I promise. :eek:
     
  17. Dec 2, 2009 at 3:59 PM
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  18. Dec 2, 2009 at 4:01 PM
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  19. Dec 2, 2009 at 4:08 PM
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    The pics will be a before and after. I have an OME 3" kit going on at the same time. Not sure what to paint the bumper with yet though. I was thinking about the rattle can with the fine grit media in it already, but cant remember where I saw the thread with the pictures of it.
     
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