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Old 01-22-2008, 03:14 AM   #1
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skid plates

i was wondering if they made a skid plate that goes on the front something like the pic but for a 2005 wrangler
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Old 01-22-2008, 03:22 AM   #2
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a gas tank skid for the front??? J/k

try an engine skid or a oil pan skid

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Old 01-22-2008, 03:26 AM   #3
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i know it isnt a gas skid plate. i looked and it didnt look like it came up in the front
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If I'm correct, that looks like a skid for a rig with IFS. if you wanted one to go for the front I would look into custom work from a fab shop.
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If I'm correct, that looks like a skid for a rig with IFS. if you wanted one to go for the front I would look into custom work from a fab shop.

It's not just for IFS. I've seen that type of front slider thingy on a few different rigs.
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Old 01-22-2008, 08:36 AM   #6
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ya I just recalled that I was lookin at something like that when I had my dodge PU
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Old 01-22-2008, 02:33 PM   #7
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thats what i was thinking i was going to have to do is do a custom job owell no worries.
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land rover discoveries and Defender 90's have always had aftermarket skids for the front of their solid axle rigs..... http://www.eastcoastrover.com/133.html scroll half way down i am sure this is what he means. It seems like a good idea....protecting the bottom of radiator, fan shroud, and front of the engine.......Almost perfect for us backwoods wheelers where theres a lot of branches and sticks......
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I've never seen one. I have an 05 and have the following on it: oil pan, radiator, steering box, lower control arms, D30 cover. . .
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There is also a lower radiator skid. I've also seen skids for the tie rod as well.

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