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mounting Bull bar 2000 Prerunner

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by dand, Oct 19, 2011.

  1. Oct 19, 2011 at 6:24 AM
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    Got a 2000 xtracab Prerunner.I want to mount a bull bar, but the only mounting point I see is a tow hook on passenger side.,none on driver side.Anyone here have experience with a bull bar on a 2000 Prerunner?
    Please give me the info..;)
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  2. Oct 19, 2011 at 10:38 AM
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    Look at build!
    idk about the bul bar but when i had my brushgaurd on it mounted using 4 bolts (2 on each side) with the tow hook holes, but the tow hooks had to be removed. just look on each side of your skid plate and see if youi can find the holes and if you have the push bar just hold it up and see where it looks like it might go
     
  3. Oct 19, 2011 at 10:39 AM
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    Step 1. Throw bull bar in trash can.
    Step 2. Drive your truck around knowing if you hit something, the bull bar will not act as a damage multiplier.
     
  4. Oct 19, 2011 at 11:56 AM
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    Look at build!
    :rofl:i was gonna say the smae thing but didnt wanna hurt any feelings. but i totally agree...save up some pennies and get yourself a nice bumper or at least a brush guard!
     
  5. Oct 19, 2011 at 1:13 PM
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    No problem,I wasn't worried about protection,just like the way they look and want a platform for lights.
     
  6. Oct 22, 2011 at 1:50 AM
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    Brush guards are damage multipliers as well.

    OP, if the [damage multiplier] is made for a Tacoma, it should bolt right up to where the front tow hook and loops are on the front of the frame. That's the only place I've seen them mounted.
     
  7. Oct 22, 2011 at 1:52 AM
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    None of these are helping the op.....

    They mount where the tow hooks go but you will have to remove the tow hooks. IMO if you want to put a bull bar on your truck go for it its your truck not ours. As you can see I drive a street truck so I'm kinda an outcast on this site.
     
  8. Oct 22, 2011 at 1:54 AM
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    Op you looking for one like this?
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  9. Oct 22, 2011 at 2:02 AM
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    Did I not answer the question exactly how you did immediately afterwards?

    Also...I like your truck, even though its not a lightly modded/armoured 4wd. It's classy and tasteful IMHO.
     
  10. Oct 22, 2011 at 5:35 AM
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    SRQ TACO,
    yeah thats the bar I was thinking about,but now am leaning toward a Defiant light bar instead.
    And I like your truck too.
    Thanks for all the help guys.
    DanD
     
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