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nerf bars, Aries or Nashta

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by wildman, Dec 8, 2007.

  1. wildman

    wildman [OP] Member

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    Looking at Nerf Bars, I'm probably going with the Aries Bull Bar, but I read that their Nerf Bars are only 2 1/2 " instead of 3". I'm afraid that the smaller bars would not be as strong, or look as good as 3". Any thoughts?
     
  2. kristopherl

    kristopherl AKA: Jake the Wolf

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    I would definately stay 3" or larger.. I am still trying to find some bars that I like... waiting for Manik to begin production again... like their bars that have a 45 deg bend on each end.

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  3. WilsonTheDog

    WilsonTheDog Kylie's dad

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    deepsee Well-Known Member

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    i would go with westin sig series
     
  5. jhodge83

    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Staff Member

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    wat?
    n-fabs or sliders...
     
  6. WilsonTheDog

    WilsonTheDog Kylie's dad

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    Well that's definitely an option. I would say that you'd have to figure out what you're doing with the truck. Will you be offroading? Go with sliders. Mall crawling daily driver like mine? Nerf bars.
     
  7. wildman

    wildman [OP] Member

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    It's strictley on road. The only off road will be in the back yard. That's why I don't need sliders. Just nerfs to help protect from parking lot dings, and make it easier for wife to get in and out.
     
  8. 2003greenbean

    2003greenbean Carolina Alliance Costal Div

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    i have a set of manik's and love them
     
  9. MKW

    MKW Well-Known Member

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    My vote would definately go to N-Fab nerf steps.
    Mike
     
  10. rick

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    the westins and aries, and some others barely sit lower than the floorboard. more of a nuisance stepping over them
     
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