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Relentless fab 2005+ Tacoma skid plate install guide

Discussion in 'Relentless Fabrication' started by RelentlessFab, May 10, 2012.

  1. Jan 13, 2013 at 9:10 PM
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    Desert Drifter

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    Thanks for the good advice. is there any risk of overheating with the mid-skid covering and kind of enclosing the cats? Trying to decide on just the transfer case skid or get both to go with my (front) IFS skid.
     
  2. Jan 13, 2013 at 10:09 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    I don't think there should be any, nor have I heard of any issues of heat buildup from the cats. They still have a couple inches of airspace around them
     
  3. Jan 14, 2013 at 8:27 AM
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    Sublime

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    Can your mid and tcase skids work with allpro front ifs skid? I have their mid skid but like how yours are flush!

    Edit - Nevermind, looking at the mounting holes they're deff in different places! :(
     
  4. Jan 14, 2013 at 9:20 AM
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    TacoFMS

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    time to replace your ifs skid...thats what all the cool kids do.....you want to be cool dont you?????

    i get bonus points for that dont i eric??? surely the peer pressure approach is worth something?
     
  5. Jan 14, 2013 at 9:59 AM
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    maxamillion2345

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    You could get the angle of the lip on the back to the t-case and I'm sure Eric could bend his mid to match. Then just drill new holes, he could send you one without holes, or you could measure your all pro hole pattern and he could probably cut the holes to match. Shouldn't be a difficult thing to do! ;)
     
  6. Jan 15, 2013 at 11:04 PM
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    NEWBIETACO

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    Good news Eric the skid you sent me saved my underside bad news my bumper got a little bent up but good thing im on the build list for that
    [​IMG]
     
  7. Jan 15, 2013 at 11:07 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    :thumbsup:
    Sounds like you ordered everything at the prefect time
     
  8. Jan 18, 2013 at 1:58 PM
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    weiser5150

    weiser5150 Stickers and new floormats arent Mods

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    Got it installed.
    Thanks Eric.

    livePrzo4r.jpg
     
  9. Jan 18, 2013 at 2:33 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    Cool looks like you got it with time to spare. :)
     
  10. Jan 18, 2013 at 2:40 PM
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    weiser5150

    weiser5150 Stickers and new floormats arent Mods

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    yes I did.Thxs for the quick ship!
     
  11. Feb 21, 2013 at 12:46 PM
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    Step 1 Place IFS skid on creeper.
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    Step 2 Slide under truck.
    Step 3 Lift front end & install two front bolts 1/2 way
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    Step 4 Block up rear end install middle & rear bolts.
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    Step 5 Finish by installing tranny & transfer skids & tighten all bolts
    Step 6 Take it out & enjoy your new belly protection.
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  12. Feb 21, 2013 at 12:51 PM
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    TacoFMS My turn.

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    step 7: give me one of your wheels so i can have a matched spare!!! HA!! looks good man
     
  13. Feb 21, 2013 at 10:00 PM
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    Just got mine in the mail this week! Had it powder coated for 50$.....and will be installing tomorrow. I also got the to crossbars for the bed rails powder coated as well and they installed in minutes! Thanks for the awesome products Eric!
     
  14. Mar 19, 2013 at 1:14 AM
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    Step 7 NOT HAPPENING!
    Thanks.
     
  15. Mar 19, 2013 at 4:23 AM
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    TacoFMS

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    well i think it was still worth a shot, and i was lucky enough to finally find one for a matched spare!
     
  16. Apr 25, 2013 at 4:45 AM
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    anyone use erics skids with B.A.M.F. LCA skids? any issues on clearance/rubbing?
     
  18. Sep 2, 2013 at 10:00 AM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    The round inner tab on the BAMF skid will need to be trimmed. Simple enough, just mark a straight line and cut it off
     
  19. Sep 2, 2013 at 3:13 PM
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    89ztrain

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    probably a stupid question, but any problem reaching the oil drain plug with the skids?
     
  20. Sep 2, 2013 at 3:26 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Nope that's accounted for on the v6 skids for sure, and to my knowledge the 4 banger as well.
     
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