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Best Off road front bumpers

Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014-2021)' started by Rico628, May 2, 2021 at 11:07 AM.

  1. May 2, 2021 at 11:07 AM
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    Rico628

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    Looking for the best off-road front bumpers, considering a ADD, CBI, RRW...
     
  2. May 2, 2021 at 11:08 AM
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    Depends what you are trying to do with your truck. Don’t forget custom made from a fab shop as well.
     
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  3. May 2, 2021 at 11:14 AM
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    Light off Road, improved clearance, ability to mount lights On top preferably not a light bar, winch but not a bulky or heavy product

    considering...
    ADD stealth fighter
    CBI Baja
    Relation Race Wheels stealth
    Camburg CTE
     
  4. May 2, 2021 at 11:14 AM
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    cctxquicksand

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    ADD...CBI... RRW... one of them doesn’t belong....

    In all seriousness most people on here will recommend c4, I’m partial to demello offroad as that’s what I’m running. Add those two to you list to check out
     
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  5. May 2, 2021 at 11:18 AM
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    Light off-road is what your looking for go custom built. Also you can look up SSbuilt on Facebook or Instagram. I believe they have a website now also
     
  6. May 2, 2021 at 1:58 PM
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    I second Demello’s new bumper. I’ve used my winch, scraped a bunch of large rocky obstacles and it has held up very well. The bumper is quite rigid with its intricate reinforcement design.
     
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  7. May 2, 2021 at 3:45 PM
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    20201108_122326-01.jpg 20201220_154358-01.jpg I love my C4. I have beat the hell out of it and after a quick rattle can touch up it looks brand new.
     
  8. May 2, 2021 at 3:56 PM
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    Avoid RRW at all costs.

    There is a thread here on the sliders with numerous complaints on build and communication.
     
  9. May 2, 2021 at 3:57 PM
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    And plus that bumper is just butt ugly... terrible approach angle from the pictures
     
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    I’ve never seen a tundra c4 in person. I’m curious about your shackle mounts. On my wife’s 4runner bumper they are just welded to the skin of the bumper. Is this the case for the tundra c4 as well or is there more reinforcements?
     
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  11. May 2, 2021 at 9:17 PM
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    I believe they are reinforced on on the back side. I can check in the morning.
     
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  12. May 2, 2021 at 10:02 PM
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    Does cbi run any sales at all? Getting ready to pull the trigger soon. Also does it is have parking sensor holes?
     
  13. May 3, 2021 at 1:35 AM
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    2019 OEM 18" wheels 275/70/18 Firestone Destination XT's FabFour Redsteel bumper Dobinsons IMS with 2.25" coils (610) JBA UCA's ECGS bushing Black Oak Led Flood Pods. 40watt (x2) OEM style rear bumper, black powder coat Stubby AM/FM antenna
    Don't get a Red Steel bumper from FabFour. They look cool but the quality control on them is horrible.
     
  14. May 3, 2021 at 8:06 PM
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    Best would be ARB. It's the only one actually designed to function properly w/airbags.
     
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    47914602-FCCA-462B-841A-8F625EE521F3.jpg 6873380C-72EF-483A-AF70-B7ACB818FA46.jpg A7D526E6-D7CC-4D03-9827-0F27DB2FAD9D.jpg Front and rear custom from @BashFab sliders are from Chad too. Love em. Haven’t gotten to use them as much as I’d like so far. Looking forward to testing them.
     
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    Best in my book is ARB. Super strong, excellent design and workmanship.
     
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    There is no design to functioning correctly with airbags. It’s just required to test in Australia. The airbag function is not in the bumper. It’s an accelerometer based function.
     
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    The arb bumper is expensive, heavy, and ugly imo
     
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    I’m open to correction
     
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    Different strokes for different folks, while the arb is not my cup of tea I feel they do a lot of research and out in a lot of time in there products. I kind of see but them as the Toyota of the aftermarket market if you will... not the flashiest, not the most sought after, hell not the prettiest but I’ve never seen one fail....
     
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    C4, CBI and Demello are good looking bumpers.
     
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    ARB is my usual choice but for the Tundra it seems a little bloated and sticks out for the body lines substantially compared to their bumpers on other models.
    But that is just a personal aesthetic preference.

    C4 is probably my favorite for a full bumper.

    Ironman hinted at a Tundra bumper coming soon. They tend to mimic ARB styling so we’ll see what they have to offer.

    I don’t really need a full bumper so I am leaning towards the Southern Style Off-road
    Slimline Hybrid bumper
     
  23. May 4, 2021 at 6:49 PM
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    Tastefully enhanced...
    Shrockworks in Houston will treat you right too...solid!
     
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    They have crumple zones built into the buumper that have been tested to be dialed in with airbags. There's a lot more to it than you realize.
    I think it looks great. I've kept from commenting on your bumpers you keep posting pics of but you opened that book so............
    I think yours looks like shit. Different strokes for different folks! Whatever makes the actual owner happy is paramount.:cheers:
     
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  25. May 5, 2021 at 8:57 PM
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    Yes the ACTUAL owner. So not to point fingers at anyone but if your dad is making the payments hopefully he likes whatever bumpers get hung on it too. Totally hypothetical of course.

    And I agree. There have been some bumper pics being posted in threads they don't even belong in (lift thread) and yes, not great looking.
     
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    Go through @Truck Brigade, they’ll beat their price and also have killer shipping cost.
     
  27. May 7, 2021 at 9:31 AM
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    So I’m down to CBI or C4 (not sure what Demello has for 3rd gen). Like the ability to mount lights on top and the non obtrusive bull bar. The two look almost identical

    Any differences you guys have noted for better or for worse?
     
  28. May 7, 2021 at 9:34 AM
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    Demello actually posted on there ig that they have too many bumpers in stock and we’re cutting deals to get inventory levels down. Might be a good opportunity to get a deal on one for anyone interested
     

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