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Westin brush guard...

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by LonghornTaco, Oct 15, 2008.

  1. Oct 15, 2008 at 8:35 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Got my brush guard in this afternoon and just finished installing it - well, sort of...

    I couldn't get the nuts on three of the six bolts for the bottom brace started! Not a huge deal - I can get three more bolts and nuts at the hardware store. But still!

    Gonna install my lights now - then I'll post pics! :)
     
  2. Oct 15, 2008 at 8:39 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    what happened?? are the threads buggered up?
     
  3. Oct 15, 2008 at 8:44 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    They don't appear to be... I think somehow the threads on the nuts just don't match the bolts. Cause I can get a working nut to thread all six bolts - but three of the nuts are jacked.

    Of course, by now, I've probably jacked up a couple of the bolts too, trying to manhandle them.
     
  4. Oct 15, 2008 at 8:46 PM
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    ah...no biggie. just go to home depot or lowes and get some that match up. which brush guard did you get?? i cant remember which one it was. all black maybe??
     
  5. Oct 15, 2008 at 8:49 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    The Westin Sportsman (40-1605).

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  6. Oct 15, 2008 at 8:51 PM
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    oh yeah....nice man!! what lights are you mounting on it??
     
  7. Oct 15, 2008 at 9:00 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    I got four Hello 500FF. Of course, I'm gonna have to take one set back now. Opened the box and one of the lense covers was broken!

    Man, shitty install night!
     
  8. Oct 15, 2008 at 9:02 PM
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    you'll have shitty happenings once in a while bro!!! gonna look pretty damn good when you are done tho!!
     
  9. Oct 16, 2008 at 9:20 AM
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    I have a Westin brush guard on my Taco (see avatar) and love it. Watch the little screws that secure the 'screen' or thin bars that cover the headlights, however, I've had two of them vibrate completely out. After the second one I secured them with Loctite (blue). All of the other bigger bolts have remained tight.
     
  10. Oct 16, 2008 at 9:21 AM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Thanks for the heads up! I had a Manik on my Chevy back in the day and never had a problem...
     
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