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removed rear bumper

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by nastyblowpop, Mar 14, 2010.

  1. Mar 14, 2010 at 2:26 PM
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    nastyblowpop

    nastyblowpop [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey this may be a stupid question, but has anyone taken off their rear bumper and just left it off with pics?? I absolutly hate chrome and want to eiyher take it off or spray paint is black. If anyone has pics of one with no reap bumper that would be sweet!
     
  2. Mar 14, 2010 at 2:28 PM
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    1337Taco

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    Check out TC2008's truck.
     
  3. Mar 14, 2010 at 2:29 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    just paint it. If you leave it off and back into something your going to mess up your tail gate bad. search painting chrome to get ideas.
     
  4. Mar 14, 2010 at 2:42 PM
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    bump I've been wanting to see what this looks like for a while.
     
  5. Mar 14, 2010 at 2:46 PM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 I like to break shit!

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  6. Mar 14, 2010 at 2:49 PM
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    I think the OP is looking for a picture of a 2nd gen with the bumper off.
     
  7. Mar 14, 2010 at 2:50 PM
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    Here is TC's
     
  8. Mar 14, 2010 at 2:56 PM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 I like to break shit!

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    haha sorry thats all i got, of course if someones willin to get rid of a 2nd gen n donate it to me i might be able to privide pics
     
  9. Mar 14, 2010 at 3:24 PM
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    nastyblowpop

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    Ok well I liked what it looked like on tc2008 s so I removed mine but I'm not willing to sacrafice my tow hitch...now that its off, anybody have pics of what's they just spray painted themselves?
     
  10. Mar 14, 2010 at 3:29 PM
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    uood8

    uood8 If You Search...You Shall Find.

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    check local laws...this is illegal in some places, not to mention dangerous.

    edit...here you go. Not trying to say not to...but be aware it is cause to be stopped and citation issued (fix it ticket).

    CALIFORNIA CODES
    VEHICLE CODE
    SECTION 28070-2807128070.

    As used in this article, "passenger vehicle" means" passenger vehicle" as defined in Section 34710.28071. Every passenger vehicle registered in this state shall be equipped with a front bumper and with a rear bumper. As used in this section, "bumper" means any device designed and intended by a manufacturer to prevent the front or rear of the body of the vehicle from coming into contact with any other motor vehicle. This section shall not apply to any passenger vehicle that is required to be equipped with an energy absorption system pursuant to either state or federal law, or to any passenger vehicle which was not equipped witha front or rear bumper, or both, at the time that it was first sold and registered under the laws of this or any other state or foreign jurisdiction.
     
  11. Mar 14, 2010 at 3:34 PM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 I like to break shit!

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    x4444 make a custom bumper :DDDD
     
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