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'01-'04 Front Skid Plate Question

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Beau02, Mar 10, 2010.

  1. Mar 10, 2010 at 5:13 PM
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    Beau02

    Beau02 [OP] Black Taco

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    I'm referring to the small aluminum skid plate that is seen on the front of some '01-'04 Tacos. I've looked around for awhile now and the ones I've found I think are over-priced. I'm pretty sure I can get one made in stainless for less than the $100+ they sell for.

    My question is this; would anyone out there who has one of these be kind enough to give me some dimensions and explain how it bolts on? I'm not too worried about the slot-shaped cutouts in the front, I can guess at that, but I would be interested in the length, width, bend location, and again, how it bolts on.

    Thanks.
     
  2. Mar 11, 2010 at 7:26 AM
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    sirsaechao

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    You just wanting it for looks? Thats that they are mainly for.
     
  3. Mar 11, 2010 at 3:49 PM
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    Yeah, I only want one for looks, I realize they serve no functional purpose. I just think they look sharp - especially on black trucks.
     
  4. Mar 11, 2010 at 7:44 PM
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    Beau02

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    Bump.

    Now that we've established my reasoning for wanting one is anybody willing to throw me a bone on my request?
     
  5. Mar 11, 2010 at 10:14 PM
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    t33gee

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    if no one replies, ill get some measurements for you tomorrow. possibly some pics too.
     
  6. Mar 12, 2010 at 2:37 PM
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    Beau02

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    That would great. I'd really appreciate it!
     
  7. Mar 16, 2010 at 3:26 AM
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    Beau02

    Beau02 [OP] Black Taco

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    One last bump... :pout:
     
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