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Show off your Custom Skid Plates

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Tepidy, Mar 23, 2011.

  1. Mar 23, 2011 at 6:10 AM
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    Tepidy

    Tepidy [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Looking for ideas for custom skid plates. Thinking 3/16 steel. Lets see your custom work/ideas
     
  2. Mar 23, 2011 at 7:50 AM
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    teamfast

    teamfast Get busy living, or get busy dying.

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    I know I have seen diagrams on here too somewhere, for those of you with them lets see those as well! Thanx!
     
  3. Mar 31, 2011 at 6:47 PM
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    teamfast

    teamfast Get busy living, or get busy dying.

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    No replies eh? Well I am going to mock one up using cardboard to get the shape then transfer it to a piece of 3/16 steel. Ill mark my fold lines and score the inside of the fold with a cutting wheel (maybe get 1/2 way through). Then i will be able to bend it until i get my angle required and run a bead along the score line to set it. Havent gotten under the truck yet as i am on the road but will happen over the next few weeks. Did you get your steel yet? how much was it?
     
  4. Apr 1, 2011 at 1:34 AM
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    Tepidy

    Tepidy [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I havent ordered my steel yet-waiting for funds. I have a good hook with steel ordering it through my friends shop. I figure 3/16 steel plate big enough for the skid will be about $50.00
     
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