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how to install bud built skids

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by fireturk41, Jul 19, 2009.

  1. Jul 19, 2009 at 8:27 AM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    im trying to install my bud built skids however i have encountered the problem that it keeps getting misaligned from the bolt holes, is there any easierway to do this
     
  2. Jul 19, 2009 at 10:45 AM
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    Motoknuckle

    Motoknuckle Braaaaap!

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    Break out the drill and make it fit.


    You're welcome.:)
     
  3. Jul 19, 2009 at 10:56 AM
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    johnecon2001

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    ^This.

    You didn't give us any other info or pictures to go on.
     
  4. Jul 19, 2009 at 11:00 AM
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    TacoNut

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    make sure you don't torque down any bolts untill they're all threaded, this can move it around on ya.
     
  5. Jul 19, 2009 at 11:11 AM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    found my problem then....
     
  6. Jul 19, 2009 at 3:07 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    install front skid first, then belly skid,but dont tighten any of them down completely until you have it all bolted up. the crossmember fits kinda weird, but it works really well.
     
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