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Vote on the pics....Better with the Bull bar on or off?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by Warputer, Sep 27, 2012.

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Bull bar On or Off ???

Poll closed Oct 27, 2012.
  1. On

    67 vote(s)
    33.5%
  2. Off

    110 vote(s)
    55.0%
  3. Either way is OK

    10 vote(s)
    5.0%
  4. Who gives a rats ass!

    13 vote(s)
    6.5%
  1. t4daddy

    t4daddy Well-Known Member

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    In the Southern states, a tobaggan, is considered a knit hat/ski mask type of head cover for cold weather, I think y'all would call it a took. Hence my above post.
     
  2. OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Hillbilly term for a hat you wear while tobogganing , properly known as a touque , toque or tuque

    A toboggan is a sled , that is all
     
  3. t4daddy

    t4daddy Well-Known Member

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    Just saying...
     
  4. Huntzingercoy09

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    it has dents? cry about it, its a truck
    ARB bumper/Wench 33s/XD series OME 3inch lift kit custom scratches
    I think it looks good with it on that set up but honestly you should get a mans bumpe.. just saying;)

    quick questioon how i put a picrtute up every time i say a message of my tacoma?
     
  5. Huntzingercoy09

    Huntzingercoy09 Member

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    ARB bumper/Wench 33s/XD series OME 3inch lift kit custom scratches
    oh and what suspenion do you have for that lift? i want that height and tires.. i only have 33's and i rub baaaad
     
  6. Huntzingercoy09

    Huntzingercoy09 Member

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    ARB bumper/Wench 33s/XD series OME 3inch lift kit custom scratches
    what up! think i got it
     
  7. Huntzingercoy09

    Huntzingercoy09 Member

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    ARB bumper/Wench 33s/XD series OME 3inch lift kit custom scratches
    one more try....

     
  8. Huntzingercoy09

    Huntzingercoy09 Member

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    ARB bumper/Wench 33s/XD series OME 3inch lift kit custom scratches
    son of a #$%&*
     
  9. OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    [​IMG]
     
  10. TruKnight

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    read build thread
    It looks better on when paired with those lights, but if you ditch the lights then ditch the bar too imo.
     
  11. DoorDing

    DoorDing Thank you, Nancy Roman

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    Nope. OZ-T and I are on the same sled -er, page ... whatever. I've never heard anyone refer to any kind of garment as a "toboggan", but a bull barred Tacoma does have the look of a toboggan to my eyes, too.
     
  12. TacoDawgfan

    TacoDawgfan Hunker Down You Hairy Dawg!

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    I was gonna say I like it but paint it black until I seen the later pics. Thought about painting or color matching the grill? I do like it and think it looks better black too.
     
  13. BUZZCUT

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    Looks good all black.
     
  14. Larry

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    so...
    what is/was the origional intent of a "bull bar" to begin with?
    did it have something to do with bulls? rancher trucks?
     
  15. DoorDing

    DoorDing Thank you, Nancy Roman

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    Curb feelers?

    [​IMG]

    Whatever the original intent, they currently seem to function as light mounts and appearance items ... not that there's anything wrong with that.
     
  16. Boerseun

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    Bull bar, nerf bars, bed extender, tonneu cover, bug deflector, wish list,....
    It started in Australia as "roo bars" because they got lots of damage when hitting kangaroos in the outback. Those original ones are as stout as bull dozer blades.
    Then, because there are no kanagaroos here, it became bull bars. Another variant is brush bars, which is supposed to keep branches and brush away from your headlights and grill/radiator.
    Over time they became a "fashion statement" and became weaker, especialy the mounting brackets, so now they don't really serve any purpose anymore, other than aestetic.
     
  17. Larry

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    thank you

    I kinda figured some sort of literal/practicle application...but did not know about the kangaroos.
     
  18. Chad7088

    Chad7088 Old Newbie

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    X2
     
  19. rbishopp

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    Was going to vote off but now that it's black I say on. Could do something about the chrome grill too.
     
  20. Tuzzman

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    On, it looks sick.
     
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