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Plate bumpers and front air bags

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by RCL, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. Oct 24, 2010 at 5:26 PM
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    RCL

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    Just curious if replacement front bumpers are compatible with the air bag system on the late model tacomas.
     
  2. Oct 24, 2010 at 5:35 PM
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    johnw

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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
    im pretty sure they are. but idk how much stronger the plate bumpers are compared to stock ones. the 2 airbag sensors on each side of the side set infront of the radiator if that makes sense
     
  3. Oct 24, 2010 at 5:36 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    the airbags are inertia driven and have nothing to do w/ the bumper
     
  4. Oct 24, 2010 at 6:45 PM
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    I can take pictures of the little things if you want i may have one, let me look.
     
  5. Oct 24, 2010 at 6:46 PM
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    All the info you need to know. :thumbsup:
     
  6. Oct 24, 2010 at 6:47 PM
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    found it the 2 things right next to the headlights in the pic. sitting on the lower support. this is what i understand at least.

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  7. Oct 24, 2010 at 7:38 PM
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    I know ARB rigorously tests theirs to be compatible with stock impact velocities.
     
  8. Oct 24, 2010 at 8:33 PM
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    RCL

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    I really appreciate all the information. Also, want to say thanks for this site and all the people that are so willing to help.
     
  9. Oct 24, 2010 at 8:38 PM
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    I'm pretty sure Air bags are triggered by accelerometers and not the bumper being pushed back but I could be wrong.
     
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