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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by type o negative, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. Feb 10, 2009 at 8:05 AM
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    type o negative

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    Yup, just got dueched in my month old 09. Pretty damn furious about it. It starts snowing and people forget what its like to drive. Regardless, the guy gave me his insurance info and his personal info. He said to call insurance if I want to but hes willing to pay out of pocket. Should I just my dealer and have them price a new bumper OR look at aftermarket, if its around the same price?
     
  2. Feb 10, 2009 at 8:08 AM
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    Delmarva

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    I'd go for an aftermarket bumper, but if you want it to be stock, then just go to the dealer for it... :thumbsup:
     
  3. Feb 10, 2009 at 8:08 AM
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    derekabraham

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    It's brand new. Head to the dealer.
     
  4. Feb 10, 2009 at 8:10 AM
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    luk8272

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    Use this to do what you will be doing with the truck in the future.
     
  5. Feb 10, 2009 at 8:11 AM
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    Jester243

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  6. Feb 10, 2009 at 8:19 AM
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    oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    Sucks, but at leas the guy was cool about it. Could have been worse, there's a lot of jerks out there. I'd take it to the dealer for the bumper replacement and let the guy pay. He'll be surprised at the cost, but it will be done with the right parts and you'll forget about the whole thing in a few weeks.
     
  7. Feb 10, 2009 at 8:28 AM
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    Alaskaflyer

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    If it were me I'd get the price for a new one installed at the dealer then get a check from the guy for that amount and apply that to a nice aftermarket bumper.
     
  8. Feb 10, 2009 at 8:51 AM
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    Killer Red Taco

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  9. Feb 10, 2009 at 8:51 AM
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    gonzo6up

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  10. Feb 10, 2009 at 8:52 AM
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  11. Feb 10, 2009 at 9:01 AM
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    type o negative

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    What are some good aftermarket bumers to look at? Most the tube rear bumpers are pretty damned ugly... any suggestions?
     
  12. Feb 10, 2009 at 9:49 AM
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    jefferson

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    why do our tacomas get rear ended all the time...??? Im still doing physical therapy for the hit i took last month. I took mine to the dealer and did insurance. If you did out of pocket he'd have to pay for the new everything, any frame damage AND your rental.. that and if you do have any pain later, insurance wouldnt cover that.. for the both of you, go through insurance. Was it a bad hit?

    Oh.. and rental cars like nissan maxamas can do speed bumps at 55mph. Just to let you know.. =) I mean, that's what they're there for right..?
     
  13. Feb 10, 2009 at 10:07 AM
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    longbow

    longbow I see you now..................

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    Sorry to hear about that, as for what to do, if you want the bumper like you had, head to the dealer, if you plan on upgrading bumpers in the future, go with another style.
    If someone nailed me I would most likely go with a heavy duty bumper.
     
  14. Feb 10, 2009 at 12:27 PM
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    type o negative

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    Just got my quote.. 897$ installed. Im betting he is going to want to go the insurance route now... I would love after market but will prob just put it to replace the current with stock.
     
  15. Feb 10, 2009 at 1:17 PM
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    Delmarva

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  16. Feb 10, 2009 at 1:26 PM
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    Just got a hold of him... Hes still willing to pay out of pocket... Hmmmm... heres the question everyone.. with 900$ what Bumper would YOU buy?
     
  17. Feb 10, 2009 at 1:41 PM
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    AK27

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    you could always try and sell it on here, someone is bound to be looking for a new bumper :D
     
  18. Feb 10, 2009 at 1:43 PM
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    Teufel Hunden

    Teufel Hunden No Better Friend, No Worse Enemy

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    If I could afford it I would buy this bumper (the rear bumper is at the bottom of the page):

    http://www.roadarmor.com/site/toyota/05-tacoma.php

    However, even with $900 I could not afford to buy the bumper. $1740 is a lot of monoy for a rear bumper.
     
  19. Feb 10, 2009 at 1:45 PM
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    type o negative

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    I just saw that All Pro is doing 15% their Road Armor stuff... Maybe just bite the bullet and do front and back at the same time? Anyone had experience with their stuff?
     
  20. Feb 10, 2009 at 1:54 PM
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    oh dude.. i had frame damage from my rear end.. it looked not so bad.. but after trailer hitch, bumper, and frame work.. $2700 + rental car.
     
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