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Armor Tech Offroad's Front Skid

Discussion in 'Armor Tech Offroad' started by GASH, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. Jan 18, 2010 at 5:29 PM
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    GASH

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    This thing is major BEEF! It bolts up easily with the help of a jack and some stands.

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    The ATO Front Skid has now been trail tested. I really put this thing to the test at the TW Bill Burke 4WD Offroad Adventure. The skid was landed on, scraped, totally abused and all I could see for damage was the need for a new coat of paint.

    Kevin is really great to deal with, customer service is great. I would highly recommend this front skid to any one looking for one.
     
  2. Jan 18, 2010 at 5:30 PM
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    AriZonaD54

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    How much? Let's compare with AP.
     
  3. Jan 18, 2010 at 5:31 PM
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    dysfunctnlretard

    dysfunctnlretard Hi

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    good god that things looks nice and beefy. The stock skid looks like a POS next to it. How much did you pay if you dont mind me asking?
     
  4. Jan 18, 2010 at 5:31 PM
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    Talk with Armor Tech about pricing.
     
  5. Jan 18, 2010 at 5:34 PM
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    AriZonaD54

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    Meh. Nah.
     
  6. Jan 18, 2010 at 7:27 PM
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    Armor Tech is doing an introductory price of 289 for the first 10 sold there is a thread about it in the vendors section.
     
  7. Jan 19, 2010 at 5:35 AM
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    Fire931

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    thanks for posting up some pics!!'

    as far as pricing goes.. i'm offering up the first 10 at $289 plus shipping as stated...

    the main difference you will see between ours and all pro's skid is the material it is constructed out of.. ours is made from 1/4" plate steel which makes it about the toughest front skid available. if you check all pro's website it states that theirs is stamped out of 7 gauge sheet metal which is roughly 3/16" thick. however the thing to keep in mind is that 7 gauge, although it is 3/16" thick isn't as tough as 3/16" plate steel.
     
  8. Jan 19, 2010 at 5:40 AM
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    Ahh man, I'd love to have one of those.
     
  9. Jan 19, 2010 at 6:01 AM
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    X2!
     
  10. Jan 19, 2010 at 6:03 AM
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    :woot: for kevin! keep up the good work bud. did you think about making one for the six inch lift guys yet?
     
  11. Jan 19, 2010 at 6:47 AM
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    to the OP, can you take more pics, especially from under the truck, how the skid ends (before the crossmember)?
     
  12. Jan 19, 2010 at 6:52 AM
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    yea i'm hoping to get with kyle and take some measurements when we meet up in feb for a trail ride...
     
  13. Jan 19, 2010 at 6:55 AM
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    sweet shit. make sure you look into his springs too!
     
  14. Jan 19, 2010 at 10:11 PM
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    This is all I've got as of now. I won't be able to get under for more pics til this weekend, hope it helps.

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    This is actually the t-case skid but you can kinda see where the front skid ends.
     
  15. Jan 20, 2010 at 6:26 AM
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    thanks gash, are you getting a skid in between?
     
  16. Feb 23, 2010 at 8:59 PM
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    I'm not sure actually. I went to a local exhaust shop with a pic of the exhaust rerouted and asked them to make it look like it.
    Here is another view
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  17. Feb 23, 2010 at 9:01 PM
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  18. Feb 25, 2010 at 4:55 PM
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    i want that skid but cant c myself spending that much for one!
     
  19. Feb 25, 2010 at 6:40 PM
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    wat?
    i'll show some comparative pics between AP and ATO when mine gets here
     
  20. Feb 25, 2010 at 7:50 PM
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    which one is better tho?
     
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