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Show Roll Bar... Eh?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by airsoft_warrior, Feb 21, 2010.

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What should I do?

Poll closed Mar 23, 2010.
  1. Looks Good Keep it!

    3.8%
  2. Im Blinded... Take it down.

    13.0%
  3. Cut it down about 6 inches.

    63.6%
  4. Give it away.

    19.6%
  1. Feb 21, 2010 at 2:40 PM
    #1
    airsoft_warrior

    airsoft_warrior [OP] Batman

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    Does this look alright. Let me know what you think.

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    And the finished product!!!!

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  2. Feb 21, 2010 at 2:42 PM
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    Stillfly199

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    I would say lower it a little bit. I have always liked the roll bars.
     
  3. Feb 21, 2010 at 2:44 PM
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    colinb17

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    i think it'll look good cut down a bit. and if you do deciude to do the metal work, weld 2 more tabs on it so you can slap 4 lights up there instead of 2...i think that'd look sick

    Edit: reason i say 4 lights is because the 2 i have on my roof give me a good amount of extra light...but i think they look funny sometimes.
     
  4. Feb 21, 2010 at 2:44 PM
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    topgun155

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    I'm not a fan of roll bars in general.
    But if you like it thats all that matters.
     
  5. Feb 21, 2010 at 2:45 PM
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    c2thegreat

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    I say lower it and throw some lights on top
     
  6. Feb 21, 2010 at 2:45 PM
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    grizzbear

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    lower it and it will look great
     
  7. Feb 21, 2010 at 2:48 PM
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    airsoft_warrior

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    Planning on putting at least two lights up there. Lowering it is the hard part. Because I have the short bed it doesnt sit on the bed floor. It sits on the wheel wells. I dont have the equipment to do the metal work myself so if there is anyone in the area that is willing to help me out I would be able to compensate them for their time.
     
  8. Feb 21, 2010 at 2:50 PM
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    fletch aka

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  9. Feb 21, 2010 at 2:51 PM
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    colinb17

    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    do you have any pics of the feet that you mounted to the wells?
     
  10. Feb 21, 2010 at 2:52 PM
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    airsoft_warrior

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    I didnt actually bolt it on. I just set it in there to get an idea. It also has two support bars that come diagonal into the bed. I need to get some cleats for them to mount into the bed as well. Needs some work before I can put it on.
     
  11. Feb 21, 2010 at 2:52 PM
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    Sorry, but I'm not really a fan of the "roll bar". The only one I have liked is this one...from Back to the Future.
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    If you keep it, make sure its level with the top of the cab. just my $.02
     
  12. Feb 21, 2010 at 2:53 PM
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    Yeah everyone loves marty's truck!
     
  13. Feb 21, 2010 at 3:27 PM
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    airsoft_warrior

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    Here are the fasteners that I would bolt onto the wheel wells.
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  14. Feb 21, 2010 at 4:11 PM
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    Lower six inches to flush with the top of the truck...other than that it looks good.
     
  15. Feb 21, 2010 at 5:46 PM
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    TheTacoManChach

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    i woulda said lower it 6 inches... till i seen it from behind... nix it for parts to build a better one
     
  16. Feb 21, 2010 at 6:16 PM
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    airsoft_warrior

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    What dont you like from behind? It has diagonal support bars too that run towards the rear of the truck.
     
  17. Feb 21, 2010 at 6:22 PM
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    HondaGM

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    lower it at least to roof level,its sticking up so far,i would be scared to drive under a bridge.
     
  18. Feb 21, 2010 at 6:23 PM
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    l_prettyman

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    i love how everyone hates your signature. you should make it a little bigger, and more epic
     
  19. Feb 21, 2010 at 7:10 PM
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    airsoft_warrior

    airsoft_warrior [OP] Batman

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    We dont have a bridge that low around here anyways.
     
  20. Feb 21, 2010 at 11:35 PM
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    Stillfly199

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    That would for sure hit with lights on in the one parking structure I go in. But then again I think my moms mustang will hit in those. I freakin hate those things.
     
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