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Should I Take Off My Light Bar Or Leave It On?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Greenbergler, Jul 19, 2012.

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Leave It On Or Take It Off?

Poll closed Aug 18, 2012.
  1. Leave It On

    27.4%
  2. Take It Off

    72.6%
  1. Jul 19, 2012 at 6:10 PM
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    Greenbergler

    Greenbergler [OP] Well-Known Member

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    ive been trying to decide if i should leave this on or take it off. sorry i dont have any pictures with it off but help me make up my mind! haha
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  2. Jul 19, 2012 at 6:14 PM
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    Hiatt1991

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    Id take it off. It will clean up yer truck.
     
  3. Jul 19, 2012 at 6:16 PM
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    river rat 69

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    Nice taco no need for the pimp bar:anonymous: Jim
     
  4. Jul 19, 2012 at 7:50 PM
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    SCSPerformance

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    i say take it off. i've never been a fan of light bars. sell it and order up a nice tube front bumper.
     
  5. Jul 19, 2012 at 7:54 PM
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    Haslefre

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    I'll take 2 of the lights if that is the case...
     
  6. Jul 19, 2012 at 9:13 PM
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    Greenbergler

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    well i got the bar for free and thats why i have it. but i dont think i would get a tube bumper im to scared to rip off my stock bumper haha
     
  7. Jul 19, 2012 at 9:24 PM
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    Taco me elmo

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    Take it off, that thing is hideous.
     
  8. Jul 19, 2012 at 9:33 PM
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    AzogSS

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    Once you rip the stocker off you'll realize hole littl protection Toyota afforded you. Glad I have steel now.
     
  9. Jul 19, 2012 at 9:34 PM
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    username

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    I say repurpose it and build a bumper out of it. Take all that plastic crap underneath off and just build a nice tube bumper. It sure does help the approach angle.
     
  10. Jul 19, 2012 at 9:45 PM
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    Jib Bandits

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    Yupp, I've sawzalled enough of mine off to know how thin that front plastic is.

    But I say leave it! Makes it yours and noticeable, and... You can never have enough lights in my opinion. It's up to you man, if you like it, keep it! If not, well, I know someone who'd take those lights off your hands ;)
     
  11. Jul 19, 2012 at 10:45 PM
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    Greenbergler

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    yeah i got it for free so might as well just keep it for now. its not doing any harm. and it does make my truck more noticeable but i am terrible at decision making
     
  12. Jul 20, 2012 at 2:53 AM
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    Dustyroades

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    Doesn't look right IMO, I'd take it off.
     
  13. Jul 20, 2012 at 12:00 PM
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    Capita

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    I like the look of it :)
     
  14. Jul 20, 2012 at 2:03 PM
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    whippersnapper02

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    Ditch it. Looks too poserish.
     
  15. Jul 23, 2012 at 6:11 PM
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    white toy taco

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    i would take it off. you look at the truck and its like "oh ok those are cool lights but thats a weird tube bumper". then you realize its a light bar. doesnt look right IMO
     
  16. Jul 23, 2012 at 8:48 PM
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    i'd cut off the sides and top bar, then you still get the use of a light bar without the the extra/ugly junk.
     
  17. Jul 24, 2012 at 7:07 AM
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    09SpeedwayBlue

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    IMO Take it off, it will clean the front end up.
     
  18. Jul 26, 2012 at 11:36 AM
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    Greenbergler

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    i think ill wait until i get bigger tires and rims and if i dont like it then then ill take it off
     
  19. Jul 26, 2012 at 2:23 PM
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    woodygg

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    there's partially a reason for that... you want it to crumple so it absorbs the impact/force. of course, that will have more or less importance depending upon the speed, etc. of the collission.
     
  20. Jul 26, 2012 at 2:54 PM
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    Wattapunk

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    That type doesn't look right. It doesn't flow with the shape of the tacoma very well. Besides, light bars are hideous..:anonymous:
     
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