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Old 07-29-2009, 08:28 PM   #1
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Skid Plates

What skid plate setups are you all running?

Just an engine/oil pan? Running a gas tank exhaust, or steering box?

Give me some insight!


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Old 07-29-2009, 08:52 PM   #2
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Rokmen Rocker Guards
Skid Row Engine Skid
Warn Front Diff Guard
Riddler Rear Diff Cover
Currie Mini Skids for Front LCA brackets
Nth Diff Sliders F&R
GenRight Steering Box Guard

Bite the hand that feeds you . . . you've had more than enough to eat already.
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Old 07-29-2009, 08:57 PM   #3
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I have the Skid Row Engine Skid (and love it!) and the Warn Steering Box skid..
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Teraflex belly-up TC skid
Warn oil pan skid
Kilby gas tank skid
Kilby steering box skid
ARB diff covers
Genright rocker guards
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Old 07-29-2009, 09:25 PM   #5
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Why protect just part of it?

I design and build all my own. Everything is designed to carry the extra forces of abuse to the frame, not to critical drivetrain parts, and it strengthens things as well.

Steering box - not just 1/2 of it like aftermarket junk, all of it is protected.

Lower control arms, front and rear.

Engine - from under the front pulley to the crossmember. Full width of the engine, attached to the frame, not the engine mounts or engine itself.

Slider rails extending rearward from the crossmember to protect the driveshaft.

Front and rear diff armor - protects the covers and goes under to protect the U-Joints too.

Gas tank.

And of course - side rails.

It's amazing - all that steel and it only adds about 100 lbs.

I'd rather Laugh than Cringe when I hear a "crunch" or "bang" underneath.
It's no wonder the country is falling apart - stupidity abounds!
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