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Westin Bull Bar/skid plate mod

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by A7XT, Jun 30, 2009.

  1. Jun 30, 2009 at 7:39 PM
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    A7XT

    A7XT [OP] Reppin UWYO

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    Kyle
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    '09 TRD Sport V6 Silver
    BRUTEFORCE FAB HYBRID BUMPER!, 1.5 AAL, 5100 at 2.5" in front, foglight and DRL mod, fully de-badged, diff-breather mod, aux backup lights, rear view switch on mod, full husky floor liners, yellow wire mod, black action packer toolbox, Rockford P3SD412 sub on a hifonics Zues, Pioneer 4200DVD, hitch recovery shackle, Toyota Ski racks over bed, 55W Bixenon 6000K, Rigid 4" LED bars on bumper, Black Ultra Thunder 17" rims
    I recently bent the crappy 1/16" "skid plate" on my westin ultimate bull bar just going through a deep puddle. I knocked it out and then tried to think of something to make it behave a little more like a skid plate and came up with this(sorry for the cell phone pic):
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    I used six 2" x 1/4" bolts to bolt two sections of 1.5" steel pipe to the back of the skid plate to make it a little beefier, still no substitute for a real skid but it should help and it looks cool too:D I am going for a no chrome look on my truck so i found some black spray Plasti kote truck bedliner at walmart and sprayed the whole thing up. I love the new look!
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    Just thought I would share! I wouldn't recommend this bull bar for any functionality but it looks frickin sweet:cool:
     
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