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Too many Westin Bars to choose from. Any recommendations?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Airwolf NSX, Feb 15, 2010.

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Which one do you guys recommend?

Poll closed Mar 17, 2010.
  1. Westin Platinum Oval Step Bars

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  2. Westin Signature Series Nerf Bars

    62.5%
  3. Westin E-Series Nerf Bars

    12.5%
  4. Aries

    25.0%
  1. Feb 15, 2010 at 10:18 PM
    #1
    Airwolf NSX

    Airwolf NSX [OP] Well-Known Member

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    AutoAnything has a 10% off that ends tonight!

    http://www.autoanything.com/Compare...vbWEsVmVoaWNsZTpOT05fVkVISUNMRV9TUEVDSUZJQykp

    I don't see a difference between these other than one being a 4" diameter and others 3". I did a search and found another user complain saying the 4" looks too big on the Tacoma and doesn't sit right..

    Is there a recommendation you guys can help me out with? I also considered Aries but i heard it doesn't mount onto the frame of the truck..
     
  2. Feb 15, 2010 at 11:17 PM
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    NorthXNorthwest

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    Yeah, get an Avid bar
     
  3. Feb 15, 2010 at 11:28 PM
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    ab1984

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    i had a pair of the ARIES and they sucked! the passenger side bar mounted crooked cuz the holes were not drilled in the proper place to mount to the brackets.
     
  4. Feb 15, 2010 at 11:32 PM
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    ab1984

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    3" spacer lift, 32" BFG all-terrains, homemade ram-air intake, DTR lights mod,blacked out billet grille, black westin bullbar, debadged, color matched grill surround, pro comp 7089's
    oh yea. the ARIES bars mount to your rocker panels not the frame. the only good thing about them is they are very easy to install.
     
  5. Feb 16, 2010 at 4:49 AM
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    jward2331

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    I did the Westin Sig Series in black. They were easy to mount (with the help of a Buddy, (hard to hold one end up and bolt on the other end by yourself).
     
  6. Feb 16, 2010 at 5:07 AM
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    tacoterra

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    Check out the nasta brand.Some models come with all stainless construction. even the brackets.
     
  7. Feb 16, 2010 at 8:03 AM
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    Zombie Runner

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    I vote none, unless your at least 30 years of age :D
     
  8. Feb 16, 2010 at 8:16 AM
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    Stillfly199

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    I suggest getting some sliders. They will serve as a step bar and give you a lot more protection.
     
  9. Feb 16, 2010 at 8:29 AM
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    davidpick

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    x2!
     
  10. Feb 16, 2010 at 10:14 AM
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    Chris(NJ)

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    :brianr: :D
     
  11. Feb 16, 2010 at 10:37 AM
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    OffroadToy

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    Same here, and they match the Westin Bull Bar! The only thing that has taken some road rash is the mounting bracket in the back from rocks and crap hitting it, but with some black touch up paint it's easy to keep it looking like new.
     
  12. Feb 16, 2010 at 10:56 AM
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    86ceeten

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    I vote none! And I'm 35!!
     
  13. Feb 16, 2010 at 6:51 PM
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    Taco4x4NC

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    X2, they shake and shimmy and don't look good and don't fit that great IMHO.

    Save your $$$. For what its worth....
     
  14. Feb 20, 2010 at 2:26 AM
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    Airwolf NSX

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    can anybody tell me what the difference is between all of them? I mean, they all look the same.
     
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