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Offroad bumper on prerunner?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 01tacoprerunner, Jun 5, 2010.

  1. Jun 5, 2010 at 7:50 PM
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    01tacoprerunner

    01tacoprerunner [OP] Lifted 'n Locked 4WD Prerunner

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    Would it be stupid to put an offroad tube bumper on a prerunner??


    Like this:
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  2. Jun 5, 2010 at 7:51 PM
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    747

    747 function > form

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    No...not stupid.
     
  3. Jun 5, 2010 at 7:55 PM
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    01tacoprerunner

    01tacoprerunner [OP] Lifted 'n Locked 4WD Prerunner

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    But pointless?

    Cause $375 aint too bad for this bumper.
     
  4. Jun 5, 2010 at 7:57 PM
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    747

    747 function > form

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    Go for it dude...I think it's a sweet bumper.
     
  5. Jun 5, 2010 at 7:59 PM
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    SlurpeeBlueMetallic

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    Neither stupid nor pointless... it gives the 4x4 something to latch on to when they pull you out :D

    But seriously, it's your truck and if you like it then do it. I think it's a nice looking bumper.
     
  6. Jun 5, 2010 at 8:07 PM
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    747

    747 function > form

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    :laugh: That's funny.
     
  7. Jun 5, 2010 at 8:08 PM
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    Incognito

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    Go for it!
     
  8. Jun 5, 2010 at 8:15 PM
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    Jason'sLawnCare

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    Everybody needs protection.
     
  9. Jun 5, 2010 at 8:17 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    Get it...it look awesome and it'll be effective :cool:
     
  10. Jun 5, 2010 at 9:59 PM
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    01tacoprerunner

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    Thanks for the input guys, I think im gonna get it, but idk, shouldnt a lift and tires probably come first?
     
  11. Jun 5, 2010 at 10:01 PM
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    The new bumper will make it look lifted.
     
  12. Jun 5, 2010 at 10:18 PM
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    BenJammn5

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    beats the goofy lookin tongue you have now x 1000
     
  13. Jun 5, 2010 at 10:19 PM
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    01tacoprerunner

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    True man.
     
  14. Jun 5, 2010 at 10:31 PM
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    I personally like plate bumpers, but no its not stupid to put a cool bumper on your prerunner, fyi I know a few people on tw who I have been wheelin with and they have prerunners they do just fine wheelin so do it up man!
     
  15. Jun 5, 2010 at 10:31 PM
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    Do it that thing looks sweet.
     
  16. Jun 5, 2010 at 10:50 PM
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    :thumbsup:Do whats good for you man. If you feel like putting that sweet bumper on your truck then do it. Its your truck and you should be able to fix it the way you want to. That bumper looks nice, I have seen a lot of 1st Gen with those kind of bumpers and they look great
     
  17. Jun 5, 2010 at 10:52 PM
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    VooDoo

    VooDoo More Cowbell!

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    Do it!! It would make your truck stand out!! So many people have lifts but few can say they have a badass bumper like that
     
  18. Jun 5, 2010 at 10:54 PM
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    jodiddly33

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    Light weight tube bumpers were designed for the 2wd prerunners and other trucks in baja races, so that bumper would serve you well :thumbsup:
     
  19. Jun 5, 2010 at 10:59 PM
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    off topic but does anybody know who makes those types of bumpers for 2nd gens?

    and you should do it
     
  20. Jun 5, 2010 at 11:00 PM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    I don't like that bumper (I don't like any tube bumpers), but if you like it then go for it! :)
     
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