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Old 05-28-2012, 08:56 PM   #1
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Diff covers or skid plates?

I'll be going to Moab next month and I can only do one of these mods for now. I won't be doing any of the difficult trails so I'm wondering which would be best choice, diff covers or skid plates? I have a JKUR 3.5" lift with 35" MT tires and a front skid plate. Thank you

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Old 05-28-2012, 09:01 PM   #2
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big fat aftermarket diff covers like to hit track bars and create other interferences in front....stick with a bolt on skid or Barnett diff cover to avoid the potential for issues.

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Old 05-28-2012, 11:04 PM   #3
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When i went to Moab my diff covers didn't get touched and im only on 32's. Just the bottom of the diff got scraped. I would get skid plates and if you dont already have it some heavy duty bumpers, mine got well used in Moab.
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Old 05-28-2012, 11:43 PM   #4
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What the Best skid plates to get? Steering box.. what else?
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Old 05-29-2012, 09:57 PM   #5
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I got a Skid Row engine/trans/front exhaust skid plate(1 piece) Its heavy as hell & covers everything nicely.I love it.
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