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2nd Gen Front Offroad Bumper Options

Discussion in '2nd Gen Tundras (2007-2013)' started by csuviper, Oct 31, 2016.

  1. Jan 19, 2021 at 2:34 PM
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    TheBeast

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    if its like the hybrid. They are straight bumpers and you cut the valence in half to make it straight for the bumper to sit. (vs the victory4x4 that follows the contours)
    I'd like to see pictures of the c4 overland on a gen 2.
     
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  2. Jan 19, 2021 at 5:28 PM
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    I’m not sure what you mean by valance. I haven’t pulled the trigger yet as I can’t afford to right now as I’m moving and buying a new house, but I’m going to start saving!
     
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  3. Jan 20, 2021 at 11:10 AM
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    It’s that piece between the bumper and the grille. 2nd gen bumpers usually either require you to remove it, or the bumper keeps it and hangs lower.

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  4. Jan 20, 2021 at 12:14 PM
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    It would just be speculation for me, but their hybrid bumper keeps the valance so I would assume the overland will as well
     
  5. Feb 9, 2021 at 4:06 AM
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    I'll start by saying I'm pretty overwhelmed by all of the information on this site.

    I have a 2007 DC with a Fisher7 1/2 plow.

    I'd like to replace the front bumper with something more sturdy / no chrome / etc.

    Any recommendations on what would work?

    A couple of options would help...

    I would need to have it installed, I think, as it is probably outside of my skill level.

    OEM bumper has some light rust on the chrome, and has taken a hit or two just plowing my own driveway.

    Would prefer to keep the valance, etc, and hope to get something with what I guess I'd call a pretty direct install, ie no cutting, etc.

    Want something pretty beefy and strong.

    Is this possible?

    Here's a pic of my truck...sorry for the newbie type questions and appreciate the help / opinions / feedback.

    [​IMG]January 27, 2021 by SPP™ SlowPokePete, on Flickr

    [​IMG]Tundra by SPP™ SlowPokePete, on Flickr

    SPP
     
  6. Feb 9, 2021 at 5:07 AM
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    Just thought I’d update as it’s been a year with my DV8 bumper.
    Fitment took a lot of time to get right. It was always tilted to one side. Had to have help to hold it straight as I bolted it on to fix it.
    The powder coating is more like tinfoil. I’ve gone thru and probably resprayed half the bumper with rustoleum by now, but I wish I would’ve had it bedlined. Just something to consider. For the price, it’s hard to beat. Just remember to include $200 or so to get it sprayed.
    But biggest of all. Buy your own hardware. The included hardware rusts super easily.

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  7. Apr 14, 2021 at 9:59 PM
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    Some jackass backed into my truck (2011 Tundra RW) in a parking lot and now I’m looking at new front bumpers. Style-wise, I like the NFAB M-RDS and the Addictive Desert Designs Venom. Like how the NFAB doesn’t stick out as much as ADD, but concerned about the NFAB products rusting (I live in New England - so rust is a big concern and I’ve already had NFAB nerf bars rust off). Anyone have any pics of the ADD bumper or experience with it? It’s a lot of $$$ so trying to make sure it’s the right one. Thanks!
     
  8. Apr 15, 2021 at 6:58 AM
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    From my experience all of these manufacturers are from states that don't see winter salt conditions. I'm from Wisconsin and I just installed a Victory 4x4 front bumper on my 2012 Tundra. Pics are a couple pages ahead. Reasons I chose them are, one: I liked the looks and two: I could order in bare steel.
    If you can order in bare steel you can have a local powder coater sandblast, prime and powder coat them properly to hold up to salt conditions. Also I went with a product called Poly Armor, similar to powder coat but thicker and if chipped or gouged you can heat it up and it will heal itself (blend). Being thicker it also fills in welds and cracks really nice. Negatives are that it is in limited colors and only comes glossy. But it holds up to these Wisconsin winters.
    Good luck.

    https://tnstatic.net/attachments/img_3328-jpg.494650/
     
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  9. Apr 21, 2021 at 3:49 PM
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    She needs a bath but I can't tell you how much I LOVE my new ARB Bumper!!!!! Smooth Ride Auto did the install here on the front range and were great as always. Thank you @Mike's Custom Toys for the smooth transaction! No tax and Free Shipping on this bumper! I can't recommend these guys enough!!
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  10. Sep 28, 2021 at 5:31 PM
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    Thats one moose killer of a bumper my friend.
     
  11. Sep 29, 2021 at 8:51 PM
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    Just got mine installed. ARB bumper Come-up winch 17” Icon wheels 3” OME and Slee sliders.

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  12. Oct 17, 2021 at 10:44 PM
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    Hate to talk about this gents, I bought a victory 4x4 front bumper cuz I thought they looked the best, had the lowest profile, and a winch plate.

    Problem I’ve had is every time I’ve had to use the winch or been pulled out of something, it has bent the bumper out by about an inch. I drive an rcsb with not that much in extra weight. So it’s very disappointing to me that it would bend so easily. Every time it’s happened I’ve just bent it back in place by nudging a tree with the recovery point. It goes back in place but it’s very disheartening and makes me not want to hook to it for fear of mangling it. Victory 4x4 has been no stranger to controversy on this site but I gave them the benefit of the doubt cuz the bumper looked so good. I’ll probably be looking for another bumper at some point.

    I think the main failure of the bumper is that the recovery points are so high. Causes the bumper to bend downward and out under any weight. Food for thought.
     
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  13. Oct 19, 2021 at 5:02 PM
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    Recovery points being the hoop?
     

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