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rotten front skid plate!!!!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by gvwhitewater, Jan 9, 2012.

  1. Jan 9, 2012 at 12:23 PM
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    gvwhitewater

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    I have a 04 tacoma 4x4 3.4 and the front skid plate has rusted out!! I live in RI and am looking to get a replacement or make my own.....does any one have info on subject other than dealer...?
     
  2. Jan 9, 2012 at 2:49 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    aftermarket. Every one Ive looked at, has the hole on the passanger side I believe it is. my 96 was rotting out,dads 02, and a guy at work has an 03
     
  3. Jan 9, 2012 at 2:51 PM
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    04LTtacoma

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  4. Jan 9, 2012 at 2:52 PM
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    45acp

    45acp Paint me back in Wyoming again...

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    The budbuilt skidplate would be a good choice
     
  5. Jan 9, 2012 at 2:55 PM
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    04LTtacoma

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    I have the budbuilt skid plate on my taco. It does a good job, keeps the rocks from hitting my front diff.
     
  6. Jan 18, 2012 at 9:52 PM
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    Now I'm glad I just dropped mine off & covered it in Herculiner before the rust started...
     
  7. Jan 19, 2012 at 12:37 PM
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    Glad I live in Florida where my shit doesn't rot away from underneath me

    :cool: :plane:
     
  8. Jan 19, 2012 at 12:44 PM
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    fireturk41

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  9. Jan 19, 2012 at 6:52 PM
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    wtmtntaco

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    I really like the Skidrow skidplates, check out www.skidplates.com good price and nice features
     
  10. Jan 24, 2012 at 12:00 PM
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    i noticed mine front skid is rusting in 2 symmetrical points. seems to be the two parts on either side that hit the ground the most. could also be because i live near the ocean.
     
  11. Jan 24, 2012 at 1:22 PM
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    Skid row.
    Budbuilt.
     
  12. Jan 24, 2012 at 3:57 PM
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  13. Jan 24, 2012 at 4:37 PM
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    Absolutely awesome project !!!!!
     
  14. Jan 24, 2012 at 4:38 PM
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    Thanks for the advice.
     
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    yeah, the ocean will do it.

    I have only had my truck on the beach twice...and washed the fawk out of it when I got home :cool:
     
  17. Feb 2, 2012 at 11:27 PM
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    yeahhhhh, i need to go get my frame sprayed down...
     
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