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Discussion in '2nd Gen Tundras (2007-2013)' started by eddly, Jul 16, 2023.

  1. Jul 16, 2023 at 10:08 AM
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    eddly

    eddly [OP] New Member

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    2007 tundra sr5 5.7l looking for heavy duty bull bar(Amazon?) (if I can break loose rusted tow shackles)

    I think that is where bar would be mounted??? Thanks
     
  2. Jul 16, 2023 at 10:12 AM
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    2mchfun

    2mchfun Cool story, but did your new TTV6 tow a shuttle?

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    What an unhelp comment! The guy knows exactly what he wants, he wasn't asking for opinions. Suggesting he forgo a $200 bullbar for a $1600 ranch hand is silly.

    Yes the bull bars typical bolt in right at the tow shackles. That is how mine used to mount. I've since gotten rid of it since I ended up not liking the look.

    This is the style I am talking about:

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  4. Jul 16, 2023 at 10:23 AM
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    2mchfun

    2mchfun Cool story, but did your new TTV6 tow a shuttle?

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    Apparently you should read and attempt to comprehend his post again. He said "heavy duty". The crap you have pictured is not HD and is crap! Hit a dog at 35 mph and that thing will look about like the dog.
     
  5. Jul 16, 2023 at 11:38 AM
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    Nice! Enjoy. That's the style I was thinking you were talking about and will attach at the tow hooks like I thought. All you'll have to do is unbolt the tow hooks and re-bolt with the mounting piece for this sandwiched in place. Those bolts can be pretty stuck, so make sure to have a breaker bar on hand!
     
  7. Jul 16, 2023 at 12:24 PM
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    I think this style is more for aesthetics than ramming down your neighborhood dog... :rofl:
     
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  8. Jul 16, 2023 at 12:27 PM
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    2mchfun Cool story, but did your new TTV6 tow a shuttle?

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    Bingo! Exactly why I said that it isn't "heavy duty"!
     
  9. Jul 17, 2023 at 4:25 AM
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  10. Jul 17, 2023 at 4:26 AM
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    I might go with the
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    20170828_174653_resized.jpg I mounted a 3" Ares bull bar on my truck but it was only to mount my LED light bar. As stated previously, in a front-end collision, it would probably push the bull bar back into the grill/radiator doing additional damage.
     
  13. Jul 17, 2023 at 6:47 AM
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    KNABORES Sarcasm incoming

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    Deer strike at about 30mph in my first Gen. Bull bars are cosmetic, not heavy duty. The bar folded up like a cheap lawn chair into my bumper offering no real protection at all. Which makes sense. It’s mounted on there like a diving board attached only at one end. It was nice to mount lights on but didn’t expect any protection.
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