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Need Advice on Frt Bumper Protection

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jkon1, Nov 22, 2011.

  1. Nov 22, 2011 at 12:43 PM
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    jkon1

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    Tired of using touch-up paint to hide scratches and nicks on front bumper (facia). Have an "07" Tacoma TRD, silver. Tried to search web for bumper protectors but no success. Front bras cover entire front end. I'm only concerned with area below grill. Any suggestions? Was considering purchasing bumper cover replacement and not painting it. Thanks for any help.
     
  2. Nov 22, 2011 at 12:47 PM
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  4. Nov 22, 2011 at 12:49 PM
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    Bed liner works.
     
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  10. Nov 25, 2011 at 7:52 PM
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    I must say this looks amazing. It would probably be the way I would if I were to get an offroad bumper.
     
  12. Dec 4, 2011 at 11:32 PM
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    Thanks for suggestions. Not an off-roader, just want to see if there is a bumper cover that is raw black. Chips and scratches will not be as visible, and will match with black torneau cover, bug shield and window rain guards. Truck is silver. Will probably opt for replacement cover and not paint it. Just have to get info as to which is the best, probably OEM. Prices vary to a great degree on CAPA parts. this may be due to quality and thickness of cover. Will continue to investigate. Again, thank all of you-John
     
  13. Dec 5, 2011 at 5:03 AM
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    Bed liner your stock one if you want something that's black and will not chip, scratch, etc. It'll end up costing you about $30 in materials depending on which type of bedliner you go with.
     
  14. Dec 5, 2011 at 5:23 AM
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    The base model bumper skins are black....like the one in my middle sig pic. See gallery for more 05 pics.
     
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