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  1. Jake.delger

    TacomaForce C4 Group Buy!

    Hey guys! TacomaForce on instagram and Tacomaforce.com is doing a group buy trying to become a dealer for c4 fabrication and they need to meet the minimum buy in amount to do so! If you have been in the market for some C4 goodies now is your chance! Email tacomaforce@outlook.com with “C4” in the...
  2. Kuzumonkey

    Body Armor 4x4 Revo Step Sliders

    It looks like BA4x4 just started selling rock sliders. I've been very happy with the front bumper they made so I decided to try their sliders too. Pros: They're full bolt on, no drilling. The quality and the welds look good, just like the bumper I bought. They seem to use nice hardware. Large...
  3. Ginganeer

    4 Wheel Factory Bumper

    Has anyone installed the 4WP rear bumper and added the tire swing out? Curious if you could fit a bicycle carrying rack that slips in the receiver with the swing out in the back.
  4. 406Camper

    Finishing Rock Sliders

    Knowing my rock sliders are going to get banged up and used...
  5. ProTechTacos

    PILLAR PROTECTORS!!!! PILLAR ARMOR

    Tacoma3G Hello my name is Chris and I am the founder of Screen Protech. Many of you have used our products and we thank you!!! We are looking to start getting involved in forums and being more involved in the community that has been so good to us. We were pretty much demanded to create pillar...
  6. L

    Demon brackets install?

    I order Ami 88771. Demon brackets from Amazon …not sure why no markings for driver or passenger side … NO instructions! NOT if these were the real AMI brackets? Other videos shows stamp for D & P… it did fit good …compare to other Chinese brands, that were way cheaper.many mention D-ring holes...
  7. L

    Tailgate Skid plate..

    Order on Amazon Prime $135.00. Tail gate skid plate from Supreme Suspension….fast delivery from Prime! Quality product…very well made.. even has a step, D-ring does not drag on the ground , Problem the third hole (closest to the D-ring holder , will NOT allow the locking device to go in…Had...
  8. L

    Lower control arms skid plates?

    I just install R4T lower control arm skid plates…One of the easiest installs ever… Reason I went with there lower control arm skid plates…slots for drainage, spacers , kit comes with two sizes bolts (large) and two sets of the smaller bolts (one set longer & one set shorter) to fit .. watch...
  9. mgmyota

    Backwoods adventure mods Bumpers

    Stumbled onto this company after watching some Youtube. Seems like a cool concept being a mix of steel and aluminum to keep weight down. Anyone have one of these bumpers? What's everyone's feedback on something like this...
  10. V

    Does anyone have any feed back on Body Armor 4x4 bumpers?

    Any reviews on the Hi Line bumper from Body Armor 4x4? I am also looking at the covert one from CBI and SSO but I wanted to know if someone had some feedback on it.
  11. itsthex

    4WP Sliders Installed!

    Alright so as some of you know, I was fortunate enough to be selected for the @4 Wheel Parts / Tacoma3g.com giveaway! Big shoutout to @Tyler for setting it all up and also many thanks to 4WP for the hookup. Never would have thought I'd win something this sweet! This past weekend I finally got...
  12. NVTaco

    RAGO LCA Skid Issues

    Just curious if anyone else has had issues with the RAGO LCA Skid? I was helping a buddy install them in his stock 20' TRD and we came to find out they don't fit a stock Taco! At full lock, the tire contacts the skid on the backside of the LCA. RAGO now has the below disclaimer on their website...
  13. V

    Favorite Bumper/Push Bar's

    Hi Everyone, My name is Vanguard and I am a brand new Tacoma owner. I've had a Chevy s10 for the last 22 years and I have finally decided that I needed a new truck and recently purchased a 2020 Tacoma. That being said, I am currently looking into installing a push bar or bumper on my new girl...
  14. santos6

    Front bumper

    #Frontendfriday #relentless
  15. itsthex

    Anyone with the SSO Slimline High Clearance?

    Hey guys! I really love the look and fit of the SSO Slimline with the High Clearance option, was wondering if anyone was running one here and had photos? Also, really interested in knowing what the bumper weight is. Planning my build and want to keep note of all this stuff since I do a lot of...
  16. StormRnr

    What bumper is this?

    Spotted at Home Depot in Reno. Looks like some kind of tube exo bumper. If it keeps the BSM and backup sensors in tact this would be nice. It seems to tie into the frame under the bumper.
  17. BajaTaco

    Does anyone know of any rear bumper that are BSM compatible?

    Hey y'all, I'm looking to replace my stock bumper and add something higher clearance and more durable than the bumper caps. My DCLB has the BSM installed and I haven't seen many options that allow for this. Does anyone have any recommendations? Thanks in advance.
  18. Jake.delger

    What skids do you run?

  19. Berserker__taco

    FabZone Armor

    Does anyone know if FabZone has a website? I've been wanting to checkout some of their skid plates and other stuff. Finding a website and price list has been impossible. Plenty of forum posts found about them while searching online but that's as far as it goes.
  20. B

    Bay Area Armor Manufacturers

    I'm looking to get some sliders soon and would like to buy from a manufacturer in the Bay Area so I can pick up instead of paying on shipping. Is there a list of manufacturers based out of here? I know of BAMF but would like some others to compare with if possible.
  21. Oc Taco Charlie Beach Bum

    Body Amour Bumpers, Front hidden winch, Rear Bumpers??

    Asking Tacoma 3GNation, if these products are America made. They are more cost effective then one that are promoting American made. which has me wondering.??
  22. NMBruce

    Victory 4x4 Blitz bumper question/thoughts

    Has anyone put this bumper on their Tacoma with the hoop. I am trying to decide hoop or no hoop. I don’t think it will offer any protection, so it’s for looks and the cost difference is $30, so not a factor. The website has a warning about the TSS being affected, but I think that is only on Pro...
  23. SD_Steve

    Hi Clearance Rear Bumper

    Hey Everyone, I have been thinking about the build out of my truck and had a discussion with my buddy about Hi Clearance Rear bumpers. I have looked into it a bit but wanted to get your guys point of view on them ie: pros and Cons. For reference I would be building out DCLB. Best, Steve
  24. Aven2rus

    Fab Fours Hidden Winch Bumper with Warn Winch & Relocation kit

    In preparation for the Fab Fours Hidden Winch Bumper with Warn ZEON 10-S Winch - 89611 I installed the Control Pack Relocation Kit for ZEON Winches, 78" - 89960 Also don't forget to line up a 30" light bar for the opening on the Fab Fours Bumper. The installation instructions are straight...
  25. Aven2rus

    Victory 4x4 Skid Plate installed

    Back in garage for Victory 4x4 Front Skid Plate and Mid Skid Plate installation. Went with aluminum to keep the weight down to a minimum. Fit and finish on these was excellent and working with the reduced weight of the aluminum is a bonus. All access points are there a cover for oil filter...
  26. ev_santillano

    Cali raised rock sliders

    I picked up a set of Cali raised off road rock sliders in raw metal. I’m looking for some advice when it comes to prepping them for paint. I’m thinking sand them by hand with some 60 or 80 grit, clean them up with acetone, and spray some kind of primer before spraying them with some kind of...
  27. TrojanMan60

    Rear Bumper + Fender Flares

    NEWBIE ALERT Has anyone seen any issues with adding on fender flares with an aftermarket rear bumper? Do I need to look for a wider bumper or does the added width not go that far back on the truck?
  28. L

    New Truck Ideas

    Hello, I am a new owner to a 2021 Tacoma TRD Off Road. The first thing I wanted to upgrade on the stock truck was a full suspension lift kit to get started. I am looking at the old man emu lift kit, but am open to suggestions? Also looking at the CBI skid plates? Anyone have thoughts on...
  29. F

    Bumpers

    Looking into getting bumpers soon. I know that I want to get the Lil B Fab front bumper because I want to utalize my TSS. I'm stuck on the rear bumper. Looking into the CBI high clearance rear bumper as well as the C4 Fab high clearance rear bumper. I'm big into camping and I like the tables...
  30. Jetspeed

    Rock Slider Angle

    I don't understand why companies offer different angles for their rock sliders. For instance one company gives the option of 20 degree and 5 degree. How does an angled slider work differently than say one that is not angled?
  31. Taconorth

    Finally got my rock sliders on!

    Long story short, I've read alot about rock sliders! The top 3 was CBI, RSG, ALL-PRO. Yes even if the reviews were 50/50 on ALL-PRO customer service... They had a sale going on and the external tube is DOM and got filler plate too. So the on july 7 I've purchase them because of the fact that...
  32. StormRnr

    How to make a taco sound like a harley

    So I installed the RCI full skid kit. Maybe my exhaust hangs down too low, but it impacts the transfer case skid and the amplification makes the truck pop rattle like a motorbike. Not sure if the video is going to upload so you may have to trust me. Anyway, tomorrow I’ll figure out how to push...
  33. Covinog

    Cold Air Intake?

    Hi There, So I just recently purchased a 2019 Taco. I'm so exited to finally have a nice truck! I couldn't wait to customization to the exterior with rims, tires, step bars, letter inserts as well as upgraded to LED fog and low beam headlights. I'm almost out of stuff to do externally, so I...
  34. CBrob

    Cutting the front bumper

    Im going to cut the bumper today. Wondering which tool to use to make the straight line cut from the fog lite hole to the edge of the fender. I've got jig saw, fein tool, grinder and cutoff wheel... Any suggestions?
  35. H

    Highest quality skid plate

    Hello! I am the proud owner of a cement 3rd gen and am in the market for a full skid plate. I am just curious to as which company of skid plates produce the highest quality and overall best skid plates. I have looked at CBI and RCI. Price is not a worry here I am just looking for the highest...
  36. J-DUB

    DIY Hitch Skid

    Made a hitch skid with recovery point from an old trailer hitch and some scrap 3/16 plate. Won’t be draggin my bumper no mo!
  37. Berserker__taco

    Swingout bumper recomendations.

    After I regear and lock the truck I'm looking to add a rear bumper with tire carrier. I'd like to stay away from having to cut the bed tho. The reason being that if I ever do sell the truck or trade it in I'd like to be able to remove it and sell it or transfer to the next rig if body styles are...
  38. RevN3

    Opinions on ARB skid plates?

    Woo Hoo! Bonus time at work! Time to throw some money at the truck! I'm thinking I need to upgrade my armor. Metaltech4x4 is local(ish) to me so I can save on shipping. I was looking at this skid plate set from ARB though and I wanted to know if anyone was running it and what they thought of it...
  39. J-DUB

    "DIY" Recovery Point

    Designing a beefier recovery point that can hold a shackle. Basing my design off of BPF's. Debating on adding support like the ARB, I worry more about the cheesy frame rail it's mounted to than the actual hook itself. Here is what I have so far. The first prototype is made from 1/8 inch just...
  40. Taconorth

    Steel-it

    I'm waiting for my rocksliders...that I was supposed to get powdercoated. But after some digging I found that prerunner guys use steel-it. Anyone here ever used this product? What is the most durable coating for rocksliders? https://www.steel-it.com/automotive-applications-of-steel-it-5
  41. J-DUB

    DIY Skid Plate

    Hey peeps, Building skids for my rig. Got a 2nd gen digital file from a member on tacomaworld but want to cross-reference it with people who have skids on their 3rd gen. So if anyone has a skid they don't mind measuring for me that would be awesome. I have included a shot of the measurements...
  42. Buffa

    Rear Bumper with Spare Tire

    Hey Troops Thinking about changing out the Rear Bumper...looking for bumper that also has a Spare Tire mount...Thoughts? Cheers, Buffa
  43. YotasSandyTaco

    Tyger Fury Bumper

    Does anyone here have the Tyger Fury Bumper? If so, what fogs are you running with it if at all?
  44. Taco4Dan93

    Shock guards for ICON RXT suspension

    Anyone know of any companies that offer shock guards that are compatible with the Stage 2 RXT setup from ICON?
  45. OKTacoma2017

    NEEDING FRONT AND REAR BUMPER RECOMMENDATIONS

    Well I took a trip down to the river here in Oklahoma and took some damage. What would everyone recommend for some reasonably priced rear and front bumpers? I'm thinking slimline for the front but i want to get your feedback. I definitely will be doing more "mall crawling" then wheeling though.
  46. Hunter399

    Skid plate options with TRD front skid

    Does anyone know if the transfer case skids etc from companies are Compatible with the TRD pro front skid? I also have the Motown offroad sliders and had to already move the brake lines. I mention that because I notice some of the cross braces require that and these sliders may interfere with...
  47. Chaury08

    Budbuilt Stage 2 Rock Armor Install

    This is my first write up on how to do anything. I am no mechanic nor do I know if everything I did was right but it worked for me. Sorry I dont have torque specs either. Budbuilt Stage 2 Rock Armor for Gen 3 Tacoma. My Tacoma is a 17 OR. I got the steel version with stainless...
  48. Robmoney23

    Hidden winch mount

    I am interested in getting a hidden winch mount. I was wondering if anyone has any experience with the mount from relations racing wheels? See link below. Any input would be greatly appreciated. https://www.relationsracewheels.com/collections/toyota-tacoma/products/hidden-winch-mount-tacoma
  49. GhostedTacoma

    Bumper update

    Got my CBI T3 bumper back from paint and it is installed. Super happy with how it turned out! I’d like to add a little backstory with this post on why I chose a replacement bumper. In high school I had a 2004 Silverado. It had a ranch hand replacement bumper on it. Back in 2016 I was a junior in...
  50. TrojanMan60

    Bumper Help

    I’ve been having a hell of a time trying to find a bumper that I really like. I’ve attached the two that I’ve narrowed it down to, is there anything that’s maybe a combination of the two? Side note: I’ve been debating a bulldog style look, with a high front bar, any tips in that area?