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hmmm. Can't decide. TRD skid plate, or custom Metalmiller one.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TacomaPrime, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. Dec 18, 2011 at 2:05 PM
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    TacomaPrime

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    I do ZERO offroading, but wanted to get either the trd skid or a custom metal miller skid for a couple reasons.

    1. people seem to like leaving crap in the middle of the road around here, so I want it to do as little damage as possible if I run over it.
    2. I figured it would help deter people from stealing my catalytic converters if they ever got the idea to do so.

    Should I just be cheap and get a TRD skid, or spend the extra money and get a metalmiller one?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Dec 18, 2011 at 2:16 PM
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    deceitfulfate55

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    I just bought a snatch reciever from metalmiller, he's easy to do business with and makes quality stuff. My 2 cents if you're not tight on cash why not support a fellow tw member.
     
  3. Dec 18, 2011 at 2:59 PM
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    I've bought from metalmiller before. I got my autobot emblem for my front grill from him. I have no problem supporting a tw member. I was more looking for pros and cons of the two. I assume the metalmiller one is much better, but maybe heavier?
     
  4. Dec 18, 2011 at 3:03 PM
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    TheGloryFades

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    I doubt a skid will help deter cat theft but if you want protection from debris then metalmiller for sure. My skid is very stout and fit perfect
     
  5. Dec 18, 2011 at 3:07 PM
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    CanisLupus

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    TRD Skidplates are basically for looks only (very weak), so if you do indeed ever decide to go off-roading or want it for frontal/undercarriage protection, I would go with a beefier skidplate.

    Good luck,

    -- Matt --
     
  6. Dec 18, 2011 at 5:45 PM
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    That's what i was looking for. Guess i will be getting my autobot custom skid afterall.
     
  7. Dec 18, 2011 at 7:35 PM
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    I have the TRD plate (I have a TRD Turck).
    I will agree that the TRD plate is weak.
    I wouldn't trust it off road.
     
  8. Dec 21, 2011 at 7:36 AM
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    Well, ordered a custom metal miller skid last night.

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