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what guard do you like

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by vtragweed, Dec 3, 2008.

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what guard do the people prefer

Poll closed Dec 8, 2008.
  1. brush guard

    19 vote(s)
    14.8%
  2. bull bar

    27 vote(s)
    21.1%
  3. bumper light bar ( I know its not a guard but whatever)

    21 vote(s)
    16.4%
  4. steel bumper

    44 vote(s)
    34.4%
  5. no guard, keep front plain

    17 vote(s)
    13.3%
  1. Dec 3, 2008 at 4:59 PM
    #1
    vtragweed

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    looking at many different options here, so lets help others choose
     
  2. Dec 3, 2008 at 5:06 PM
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    Delmarva

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    Nada, Zip, Zilch, Nothing
    I like the simple light bar...
     
  3. Dec 3, 2008 at 5:10 PM
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    Khaos

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    Full bumper.

    Bull bar was a mistake. Not great for mounting lights, takes away from approach angle, and blocks my tow hook.
     
  4. Dec 3, 2008 at 5:16 PM
    #4
    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    i like the fulll bumpers.......on other people's trucks.:D im going for a brushguard myself!
     
  5. Dec 3, 2008 at 5:23 PM
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    I like extreme 450's bumper!!
     
  6. Dec 3, 2008 at 5:32 PM
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    roxspin72

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    Well, thought bull bar was cool off the lot. At the time Full bumper was not feasable.

    Only way Id take it off is if I went with ARB or something like that.

    On a plus note, it keeps jack asses from parking up on my bumper. Metal to their fiberglass = a win for me, LOL...
     
  7. Dec 3, 2008 at 5:42 PM
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    Kropper

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    Bull bar = cool looks, but a full steel bumper is more useful and protects better. My vote is for: steel bumper
     
  8. Dec 3, 2008 at 6:50 PM
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    ajviper7

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    Shit, I voted for the wrong one. I saw bull bar and was thinking ARB. My REAL vote goes to steel bumper.
     
  9. Dec 3, 2008 at 6:52 PM
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    kmrofka

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    i like the baja style bumper and skid and light combo personally
     
  10. Dec 3, 2008 at 7:39 PM
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    derekabraham

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    I like the plain look! Then I like the small light bar, followed by the brush guard then the steel bumper.


    I don't like bull bars.
     
  11. Dec 3, 2008 at 7:56 PM
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    Tacoma02TRD

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    Full bumpers are the way to go if you ask me hopefully I'll be getting one for my Tacoma this summer
     
  12. Dec 3, 2008 at 8:21 PM
    #12
    tacomaman06

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    i love the warn trans4mer............but damn that thing and its many add on's is pricey!!
     
  13. Dec 3, 2008 at 8:25 PM
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    Wren

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    Brush Guards Look Bad A$$ and a bull bar, but if you see that instantly offroading comes to mind, with a brush guard you say hey i go offroading but i do more than just that
     
  14. Dec 3, 2008 at 8:29 PM
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    JimBeam

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    full steel bumper

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  15. Dec 3, 2008 at 8:30 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    and this is the reason that,when i get my brush guard.....i will be welding it to make it a bit more solid.
     
  16. Dec 3, 2008 at 8:31 PM
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    Wren

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    I like how a bull bar looks, i would only spend that money if i really needed it, i'm just looking from my perspective and the most for me would be a brush guard and it also works with the lease, i don't know his so i gave mine
     
  17. Dec 3, 2008 at 8:32 PM
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    JimBeam

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    i saw a rav 4 today on a flatbed...the rav4 HAD a brushguard...it was embedded into the front end and bent over and embedded into the hood too :eek:
     
  18. Dec 3, 2008 at 8:34 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    yeah.....true, but the majority of offroading i do anyway is going to certain fishing spots or certain hunting areas where it gets pretty bad......and our occasional wheeling trip to uwharrie. it'll work for what i do anyway. a warn trans4mer would really work for me....but not for my wallet any time soon.:D
     
  19. Dec 3, 2008 at 8:34 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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    I vote for a true PreRunner bar. this was built by a shop in my home town :D

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  20. Dec 3, 2008 at 8:37 PM
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    thanks...that was shortly before i almost ended up on my passenger side...driver front tire went about 4.5 feet in the air
     
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