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Bent Skid Plate

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jhu616, Oct 20, 2011.

  1. Oct 20, 2011 at 10:57 AM
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    jhu616

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    Anybody bent the stock front skidplate on the TRD offroad package? What did you do to fix it? Just take it off and hammer it back out?
     
  2. Oct 20, 2011 at 11:02 AM
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    The hard silver one on the front like on this one

    modified-custom-2008-toyota-tacoma-blue-trd-sport-edition-double-cab-front.jpg
     
  3. Oct 20, 2011 at 11:06 AM
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    I'd count yourself fortunate and put a real skid plate on before you aren't so lucky next time.
     
  4. Oct 20, 2011 at 11:08 AM
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    Ok...examples of a "real skid plate"?
     
  5. Oct 20, 2011 at 11:23 AM
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    ok ill probably bend it back into shape for now as im a broke college student, and then save up for a real plate!
     
  6. Oct 20, 2011 at 11:51 AM
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    Yeah, the aluminum TRD skid plate is really just for looks. If you're off roading you'll probably want a steel skid plate at some point.
     
  7. Oct 20, 2011 at 1:47 PM
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    Basically a skid plate made out of plate steel instead of sheet metal.
     
  8. Oct 20, 2011 at 1:59 PM
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    la0d0g

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    Before I got my Bud Builts the aluminum one saved my front a couple times. It is better than nothing (but still not that great) :)
     
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