If you have been looking for an extreme duty front bumper for your current-generation Tundra or Sequoia, look no further than our Austrailian friends at ARB. The new bumper is a new-for-ARB modular design. More information in the official press release below...
Seattle, November 26th/ ARB 4x4 Accessories/ -- Australian based four-wheel parts manufacturer, is proud to announce the expansion of the 2007+ Toyota Tundra and Sequoia product line by offering an all new modular design Sahara Bar.
Considering ARB’s twenty-year history manufacturing both original equipment and aftermarket
accessories for vehicles around the world, you can be sure to expect a customized mounting system and a sleek, yet functional Sahara Bar designed specifically to enhance the look and operation of your Tundra or Sequoia. This year ARB has gone even further by developing the first modular design Sahara bar in ARB history. To meet the demands of versatility, ARB is offering this bar in pieces so the customer can decide whether or not they would like to have just the lower section of the bumper that replaces the original or they can choose to install the chrome hoop top bar for even greater protection and styling.
Need more lighting? Optional fog lights can be installed into this bumper for even greater lighting
performance. Don’t plan to install a winch? A color matched included plate can be optioned to cover the winch opening.
The new model Tundra features a design where the grill is attached to the hood instead of the body, so ARB Engineers were confronted with the challenge of producing a bar which offered high levels of protection, while conveniently allowing the hood to be opened. This required additional clearance between the grill and the polished center tube which would result in the bumper sitting further forward, reducing the approach angle. To overcome this, the center tube is uniquely engineered to pivot forward, by simply pulling the release lever located beside the passenger side rubber buffer, allowing sufficient clearance to raise the hood, without compromising impact strength or appearance.
Constructed from premium sheet steel with a tapered wing design, this bar has been crafted for optimum strength and an improved approach angle. ARB’s unique airbag compatible mounting system ensures both occupant and vehicle safety. A hard-wearing Millennium Gray powder coat finish completes the look of this stylish new bar. As with all ARB Sahara Bars, the utmost attention to detail has resulted in a variety of built-in features including recessed indicators, optional recessed fog lamps, Warn Winch compatibility, Hi-Lift jacking points, driving light provisions and twin CB antenna mounting positions.
Other Key Features:
- Optional 90mm polished aluminum center tube for added protection
- Suitable for Warn M8000, M9000, XP9500, M12000, M15000 low mount electric winches
- Suits up to IPF 930 Series round driving lights
- OEM Recovery points re-used
- Cover panel supplied for use when no winch is installed
- Comprehensive fitting instructions provided to allow reinstallation of OEM parking sensors (where fitted)
ARB Corporation Limited is Australia’s largest and industry leading manufacturer and distributor of quality, 4WD vehicle accessories, with distribution in more than 100 countries worldwide. The company manufactures and stocks the worlds most respected, sought after brands including ARB Air Locker locking differentials and bumpers; Old Man Emu (OME) customized suspension systems, IPF high performance lighting, and Safari snorkel systems. ARB’s Seattle office is the North, South & Central American headquarters and importer of ARB 4x4 Accessories.
More informations is available at the ARB website or by calling 800-761-8159.
--Sean P. Holman
Tech Editor - Four Wheeler Magazine