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Differential Skid Plate for Tacoma/FJ Cruiser

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Defined, Oct 3, 2011.

  1. Oct 3, 2011 at 3:55 PM
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    Defined

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    well after nearly a year of thought, testing and design changes we are ready to start production !

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    Defined Engineering is now producing high quality bolt on differential skid plates for the 2nd gen Tacoma and FJ Cruiser. Works with both 8.4 and E-locker differentials. The skid plates are laser cut and CNC bent using 3/16” HRPO steel with 1/4” HRPO steel in critical areas. Then welded to perfection in one very robust fixture to create the ultimate hi strength skid structure.

    Here at Defined Engineering we feel U-Bolts should be used on springs , not high quality armor .So we use Billet steel collar clamps at the axle tubes and a “Saddle & top block” design where the skid mounts to the pinion snout. All this creates a skid plate that is un-moveable in even the hardest hits.

    Grade 8 hardware is always standard and ties everything together to create the Ultimate Toyota Differential Skid Plate.

    for more information contact us at http://www.definedengineering.com/index.html

    the pics below are one of our prototypes and our stout assembly/welding fixture

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  2. Oct 3, 2011 at 8:42 PM
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  4. Oct 3, 2011 at 8:48 PM
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    Nice pics Mike :thumbsup:
     
  5. Oct 3, 2011 at 8:48 PM
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    How much would one cost
     
  6. Oct 3, 2011 at 8:50 PM
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    theduck911 Max's Canadian Twin

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    Website says $375.00:cool:
     
  7. Nov 21, 2011 at 8:07 AM
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    Anyone purchased and installed one yet? Installed pics?
     
  8. Nov 21, 2011 at 10:21 AM
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    that's very nice looking and sounds like its a pretty good deal for quality made parts
     
  9. Nov 21, 2011 at 1:23 PM
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    very nice
     
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