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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Delrivpilot, Aug 10, 2009.

  1. Aug 10, 2009 at 1:48 PM
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    Delrivpilot

    Delrivpilot [OP] Red Sox Nation

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    Just got new decals from Sockmonkey(THanks Sock!) I had Westin running bars and no decal. I then put decal on and took off running bars. I think I'm liking the truck without the bars. Looking for input. Thanks!!

    With Bars, no decal
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    With decal, no bars
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  2. Aug 10, 2009 at 1:52 PM
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    oldtacomaguy

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    I like it with the decal and no bars.
     
  3. Aug 10, 2009 at 1:52 PM
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    97Blk_one

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    A whole lot,But not satify
    With bars,no decal. For me bars add character to the truck.
     
  4. Aug 10, 2009 at 1:55 PM
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    Fluffymonkey

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    Decals and no bars. I like the look of more ground clearance.
     
  5. Aug 10, 2009 at 1:59 PM
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    Brunes

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    Bars off totally makes the truck look taller. +1 for no bars with the decals!!
     
  6. Aug 10, 2009 at 1:59 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    I think you should leave on the decals and put the bars back on. Makes it stand out more then the rest.;)
     
  7. Aug 10, 2009 at 2:08 PM
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    edc

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  8. Aug 10, 2009 at 2:09 PM
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    luk8272

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    I say leave the decals and put the bars back on. You can always remove the bars again later.
     
  9. Aug 10, 2009 at 2:12 PM
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    ClemsonTacoma

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    Looks good w/o bars but the function of bars is nice
     
  10. Aug 10, 2009 at 2:24 PM
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    Padilla1880

    Padilla1880 "Let's Ride!"

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    Decals - step bars = Nice!
     
  11. Aug 10, 2009 at 2:25 PM
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    Incognito

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    I'll go with decals and no bars.
     
  12. Aug 10, 2009 at 3:36 PM
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    Delrivpilot

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    Thanks everyone for the input. I have a 4 year old who uses the bars and when they are off, it is funny as hell seeing him climb up. I have a two inch toytec spacer up front and the tsb aal to make the truck a couple of inches higher. I've had the bars on and kind of like the higher look without them.
     
  13. Aug 10, 2009 at 3:43 PM
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    Tacoyota

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    Cool , an ex navy guy , a Loo-ten-ant too, want my opinion oh yea! YOUR GONNA GET IT! (and i wont say *ir)
    Nice Taco , i have a barcalony red one.:D
     
  14. Aug 10, 2009 at 3:49 PM
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    Delrivpilot

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    Hey Taco, that would be Loo tenn ant......commander to you!:D Have any pics of your rig?
     
  15. Aug 10, 2009 at 3:52 PM
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    Tacoyota

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    Not yet , its like my avatar, but base 4wd have the black fender trims, gonna do some shots soon when my new rims get here.
     
  16. Aug 10, 2009 at 3:55 PM
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    Delrivpilot

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    What are u getting for wheels? Been thinking of getting some black rims myself.
     
  17. Aug 10, 2009 at 4:06 PM
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    A fellow member is selling me the stock aluminum, like yours in the photos. My current ones are the stock steel. My mods arethe boringest ones lol, cc mod , wipers, now rims.
     
  18. Aug 10, 2009 at 4:25 PM
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    vbibi

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    You are asking yourself now? After you spend the money on bars? Personaly I like the look with them ON.
    take care
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  19. Aug 10, 2009 at 4:43 PM
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    Delrivpilot

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    I like the look either way for the most part. I would not have bought them if I did'nt. I've had them on for a year and a half and just took them off.
     
  20. Aug 10, 2009 at 4:51 PM
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    HwyRogue

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    I prefer with bars, but decals are optional.. you should've done a poll, that way you wouldn't have to review each post! :D
     
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