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Need Front Bumper and Winch recommendations/opinions/info

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TL697, Feb 13, 2010.

  1. Feb 13, 2010 at 8:08 AM
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    TL697

    TL697 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I do quite a bit of wheeling/ trail riding by myself... I realize it is always better to use the buddy system, but living up here in the mountains, it is not always easy/convenient to find somebody who wants to head into the forest every time I do... Especially since it is so available to me...

    Therefore, a bumper/winch combo is on my wish list...

    I like the ARB bumper...

    As far as winches go, I don't even know where to start...

    Take me to school...
     
  2. Feb 13, 2010 at 8:48 AM
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    Brunes

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    Go read the offroad threads- There is some info there about winching/recovery forumlas and some good lists for what to have in your recovery kit.

    Also gotta make sure you get a winch that'll fit your bumper choice. ARB has recommendations, as do several of the vendors who sell ARB.

    Good luck!!
     
  3. Feb 13, 2010 at 8:52 AM
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    Stillfly199

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