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Rear Diff Skid Plate

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by mwild, Apr 16, 2010.

  1. Apr 16, 2010 at 1:48 PM
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    mwild

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    I found a skid plate that goes on the rear diff of the first gen E-locker. I protects the locker and goes down under the diff. to. I cant find it again. I searched all over the internet and i cant seem to find it again. If anyone has one or a link to where to get one i would appeciate it. Thanks.
     
  2. Apr 16, 2010 at 1:53 PM
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  3. Apr 16, 2010 at 1:59 PM
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    I saw that and i looks good but i saw another one about a week ago and it covered the locker and it went under the diff to.
     
  4. Apr 16, 2010 at 2:38 PM
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  5. Apr 16, 2010 at 3:01 PM
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    Thanks guys i just ordered one from skymanufacturing.
     
  6. Apr 16, 2010 at 6:39 PM
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    Still gotta install mine... maybe this weekend.. gotta change the damned fluids soon as well.
     
  7. Apr 16, 2010 at 6:52 PM
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    Yea i have to get the fluid tomorrow and do the breather. I have all the parts sitting here i just havnt done it yet.
     
  8. Apr 16, 2010 at 7:07 PM
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    subscrbed
     
  9. Apr 17, 2010 at 4:38 PM
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    damnit.. breather.. I knew I was forgetting something. Crap, more stuff to order...... :(
     
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    I am very curious how this works out for you. Please post a report on how this guard from "Sky" works out.
     
  11. Apr 18, 2010 at 8:15 AM
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    I will let you guys know and post some pics. I also order skidrow skidplates for the front and the trans.
     
  12. Apr 18, 2010 at 8:49 AM
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    Doesn't Skid row also have one?
     
  13. Apr 18, 2010 at 10:04 AM
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    I couldnt find one for a 1st gen by skidrow
     
  14. Apr 18, 2010 at 12:04 PM
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    Ya I just checked. You're right.
     
  15. Apr 18, 2010 at 6:56 PM
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    Had to make a slight modification to the two lower bolt holes in the skid plate (oblonged them a bit because the plate is very tight to the third member.) Good to go.. at least I don't have to worry about a rock knocking the motor off... now I just have to be careful to not punch a hole through the diff.
     
  16. Apr 18, 2010 at 6:59 PM
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    looks good
     
  17. Apr 18, 2010 at 7:31 PM
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    Thanks. It's the one from Marlin.. you might get better fitment with the Sky one.
     
  18. Apr 18, 2010 at 7:52 PM
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  19. Apr 30, 2010 at 6:36 PM
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    I got mine last week and installed it. I forgot about this thread i will get some pics up 2morrow. It fit perfict. The only small problem i had was were it bolt on are studs with nuts and the studs came out instead of the nut comeing off. It was no big deal but the bottom stud threads into the rear and a little oil came out.
     
  20. Apr 30, 2010 at 6:56 PM
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    Happened to me as well, I think the nut is tacked to the stud, fine by me, I changed my diff fluid that same day so no leaks. :) (needed to be done anyway)
    At least we don't have to worry about knocking a hole in the motor... hehe
     
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