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Towing

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by 01tacoprerunner, Aug 20, 2009.

  1. Aug 20, 2009 at 3:11 PM
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    01tacoprerunner

    01tacoprerunner [OP] Lifted 'n Locked 4WD Prerunner

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    4WD Conversion, No-slip locker, 5100s set at 2.5" and shackles in the back. Black 2nd gen rims, and Courser M/T tires, Bull Bar,Fog lights, UWS toolbox, CB Radio, Fiberglass antenna, 2nd Gen Badges, Deck Plate Mod, Diff Breather Mod, Sockmonkey decals.
    So i towed a trailer today. it was pretty big so i was proud of my little truck. Here it is:
    [​IMG]




    But then i was backing up trying to avoid a piece of rebar that was sticking up out of the ground and i wasnt watching the trailer and this happened:
    [​IMG]



    I am so pissed about it!!! What should i do just leave it and get over it, or should i try to knock it back out?
     
  2. Aug 20, 2009 at 5:31 PM
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    Tacoyota

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    4.56 gears, rear trutrac,DT header, 235/85r16 Duratracs, 2nd filter pulled, inter.wipers, Cruise control, Factory alum. whls/winter tires(2nd set), Afe pro Dry-S , Dumbo eared flaps cut down.
    Get a really cool offroad bumper now! work it!:cool:
     
  3. Aug 20, 2009 at 7:06 PM
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    PSJ

    PSJ Prerunners Work

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    perfect excuse to get a real bumper!:)
     
  4. Aug 21, 2009 at 4:55 AM
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    sriley727

    sriley727 Well-Known Member

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    You could try to knock it out yourself. If you screw it up, just grab one from a junk yard or do what the other guys said.
     
  5. Aug 21, 2009 at 6:29 AM
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    tacoman101

    tacoman101 Well-Known Member

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    i have a dent in my front bumper from the prevoius owner [​IMG]

    i just left it, i figured i'd replace it after it rusts out all the way
     
  6. Aug 21, 2009 at 7:40 PM
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    Fast1

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    I dinged mine once but not as bad and was able to knock most of it out so you could hardly tell what happened.. I'd say give it a try ..
     
  7. Aug 25, 2009 at 5:45 AM
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    wolfgang123

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    did you tow that with the bumper
     
  8. Aug 28, 2009 at 7:17 AM
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    01tacoprerunner

    01tacoprerunner [OP] Lifted 'n Locked 4WD Prerunner

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    Yes I did. I know that was my 1st mistake but i cant afford a hitch reciever. Poor college student. :/
     
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