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N-Fab Step Bars: black or stainless?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by cdn_bacon, Feb 16, 2010.

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Which one?

Poll closed Mar 18, 2010.
  1. Stainles steel n-fab step

    16.5%
  2. black n-fab step and save some money

    72.9%
  3. no steps at all.

    10.6%
  1. Feb 16, 2010 at 10:34 AM
    #1
    cdn_bacon

    cdn_bacon [OP] Well-Known Member

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    what do you think for this truck? I think I'm going to get a colour match grill ....

    are the stainless worth it? Anyone got a pic on an indigo ink blue?

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  2. Feb 16, 2010 at 10:37 AM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    if your not gonna wheel it then go ahead with the nfab. if you wheel then go sliders.
     
  3. Feb 16, 2010 at 10:50 AM
    #3
    TREY4x4

    TREY4x4 Well-Known Member

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    I just installed a set of black N-Fab steps this weekend. No pics, but they look great! Only thing I don't like is that both front brackets (closest to the front of the truck) only allow for 1 bolt instead of 2. Even though it should be fine, N-Fab should fix this known issue.

    $331 delivered from 4wheelparts.
     
  4. Feb 16, 2010 at 11:40 AM
    #4
    cdn_bacon

    cdn_bacon [OP] Well-Known Member

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    matte black or powder coated? pics?
     
  5. Feb 16, 2010 at 11:45 AM
    #5
    FishErTaco

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    A few days ago I received my textured (matte black) n-fabs and installed them, they look great. Chris, you sent me a message the other week I didn't respond to (sorry)...I have the same truck just not an OR TRD. The first set they sent me were for an Access Cab, had to return them and they sent me the double-cab ones....n-fab has good customer service, talked with the owner. I really like the textured better than the shiny powder-coated...I thought the powder-coated would be too shiny and look get marked up easier. Definitely happy with the textured n-fabs. I don't have pictures posted yet, will try to do that tonight.
     
  6. Feb 16, 2010 at 3:25 PM
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    TREY4x4

    TREY4x4 Well-Known Member

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    I had a hard time deciding, but ended up going with the powder coated.

    Here are a couple of pics I just took...

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  7. Feb 16, 2010 at 6:13 PM
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    FishErTaco

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    Here's some pictures of my textured n-fabs
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  8. Feb 16, 2010 at 7:27 PM
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    Holling

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    I voted no steps but if I was going to put anything on my truck it would NOT be chromed. It is your truck so if chrome tickles your fancy, then chrome it is.
     
  9. Feb 16, 2010 at 8:07 PM
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    kylek250

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    i dig the powdercoat, not big on chrome or stainless
     
  10. Feb 16, 2010 at 8:15 PM
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    BUZZ5

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    Not N-Fabs, but GoRhinos on IIP.
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  11. Feb 16, 2010 at 8:36 PM
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    smuggiesrider

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    I'm looking at the Smittybilt nerf bars that look JUST like all these. $247 + 13 shipping on summitracing.com. I will call them tomorrow to order them if they can ship them from smittybilt or else I have to wait a month or so. That's for the black powder coat.

    Just ordered them $260 to my door!
    Can't wait to post some pics!!
     
  12. Feb 16, 2010 at 8:55 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    I voted stainless because I got the stainless N-fabs , but the reason I got mine instead of black is so they will match the aluminium cargo rack I'm going to put on the rig ,

    OZ
     
  13. Feb 16, 2010 at 9:23 PM
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    V-TRAIN

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    go rhino, linexed, with stainless steps
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  14. Feb 16, 2010 at 9:54 PM
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    MOT

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    Black N-Fabs All The Way Bro!
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  15. Feb 16, 2010 at 10:49 PM
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    Tactical Tacoma

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    Yeah black would look real clean
     
  16. Feb 17, 2010 at 2:25 PM
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    yotarob2005

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    These do look good on the Indigo ink, but I still voted black
     
  17. Feb 22, 2010 at 2:41 PM
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    Fed Taco

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    Are you keeping the chrome rims??, Those stainless ones on buzz5's look good.
     
  18. Feb 22, 2010 at 3:26 PM
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    PreRunner

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    does anyone make any for the regular cab??
     
  19. Mar 8, 2010 at 8:09 PM
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    smuggiesrider

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    Had to cancel the smitty's (out of stock). Got the n-fabs ($305 delivered).
    I like em.

    IMG_0701.jpg
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  20. Mar 8, 2010 at 9:23 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    On your rig , the black totally makes sense with your bull bar set-up ,

    Nice looking truck ,:)

    OZ
     
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