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Off road Skid Plates

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by Pnicholas1019, Oct 11, 2011.

  1. Oct 11, 2011 at 10:50 PM
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    Pnicholas1019

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    My front differentals sit lower than i would like. im looking to get some protection on the bottom. So what kind of skid plates or protection would you suggest? Where can i find them? THANKS!!
     
  2. Oct 11, 2011 at 10:53 PM
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    S.B.

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    I have ATO (he is a vendor on here) skid for the front diff and it is pretty strong.
     
  3. Oct 11, 2011 at 10:54 PM
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    Konaborne

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    bud built makes some mean skids too
     
  4. Oct 12, 2011 at 8:19 AM
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    Gregero

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    I think there's a groupbuy going on somewhere arounf here for a good looking skidplate in the 200-something range. I've got a good, sturdy AllPro Skidplate for the front, but I don't know how their diff plates are.
     
  5. Oct 12, 2011 at 8:20 AM
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    fireturk41

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    all pro ive heard it weak, I know bud built has awesome plates and awesome staff, and i have also seen ato plates in good use
     
  6. Oct 12, 2011 at 8:23 AM
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    Max-4_Yota

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    Budbuilt or ATO, Im running Budbuilt and couldnt be happier, great service quick shipping also.
     
  7. Oct 12, 2011 at 8:25 AM
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  8. Oct 12, 2011 at 8:30 AM
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    Gregero

    Gregero TRD: Trail Ready Development

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    I've heard similar things, but I've had no problems myself with my front plate (it's crushed some good rock,) though I do hear some of their other stuff is pretty weak (cough UCAs) - got my plate at a steal so I couldn't pass up. I have heard Bud Built makes some good stuff, so definitely check them out :) Best of luck!
     
  9. Oct 12, 2011 at 9:07 AM
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    i beat the crap outt my budbuilt when i had it
     
  10. Oct 12, 2011 at 10:38 AM
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