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Question for the 1st gens with bull bars

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by shitroc, Dec 29, 2009.

  1. Dec 29, 2009 at 7:13 PM
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    shitroc

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    Im about to buy a bull bar for my 02 taco either a westin or aries, when i realized that the bull bar would be blocking the tow hooks(from pics of seen anyways). Is this true? If so, is it a problem it being in the way like that?
     
  2. Dec 29, 2009 at 9:21 PM
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    My bull bar bolts to the frame where the recovery hooks are mounted, but I was able to put them right back where they were with the bull bar in place. I don't have any pictures, but let me know if you want any. I can take a few and post them when it's light again.
     
  3. Dec 30, 2009 at 2:33 PM
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  4. Dec 30, 2009 at 2:53 PM
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    x2... you would take the bolts that hold the tow hooks off, then the tow hooks...

    then line up the bull bar mounts to those same 4 holes, line up the tow hooks over the bull bar mounts, then re-insert the stock bolts, and torque them back into place...

    if you are taking those bolts out for the first time ever, you will want to use a breaker bar at least 24" to free the bolts...
     
  5. Dec 30, 2009 at 4:32 PM
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    right on boys thanks, that definetly cleared it up. Now i just need to decide on which bull bar and which lights to go with.
     
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