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Old 03-29-2013, 08:21 PM   #1
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skid plate question

Hey guys I am going to be installing my SYE this weekend I was supposed to do a couple of weeks ago but didn't. If this is a dumb question forgive me did not see this while researching the forum.

Anyway my question is the skid plate the only thing that supports the transmission and transfer case?

Reason I ask is I took my skid plate off and the transfer case almost fell on me? Now I did remove the rear drive shaft already from it but even still I would have thought there would be a crossmember or something above the skid plate to support the transmission and transfer case. Am i mistaken or is my Jeep missing a part?

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Old 03-29-2013, 08:23 PM   #2
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Nope...from my understanding that is it..the skid plate.

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Old 03-29-2013, 08:41 PM   #3
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X2 the skid carries all the weight and is home to the trans mount and torque arm. Check the backside of your valve cover for possible damage also.
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Old 03-29-2013, 08:44 PM   #4
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Will do JokerChief thanks guys
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