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SKID FOR RCD LIFT??

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by SemperFiTacoma, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. Nov 11, 2012 at 2:54 AM
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    SemperFiTacoma

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    06 4x4 SR5 3" lift, 285/70/17 Nitto Terra Grapplers
    Does anybody kno if a pro comp skid or the universal RCD skid plate will work with the RCD lift? does one skid plate fit all drop bracket lifts? i need a skid plate!!!
     
  2. Nov 11, 2012 at 3:36 AM
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  3. Nov 11, 2012 at 5:15 AM
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    I just used my stock one.
     
  4. Nov 11, 2012 at 11:26 PM
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    the TRD one? mine didnt come with one but i cud buy one if its cheaper than any of te others that work. it matched up and everything?
     
  5. Nov 11, 2012 at 11:30 PM
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    A skid that goes under the bracket, or before like factory?
     
  6. Nov 11, 2012 at 11:41 PM
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    if im not mistaken (havent bought it yet), the RCD comes with a skid for under the diff. so i just need one that goes to the bracket. just so im not catchin ruts and stuff with the bracket
     
  7. Nov 11, 2012 at 11:45 PM
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    06 4x4 SR5 3" lift, 285/70/17 Nitto Terra Grapplers
    will any skid, ie. pro comp, budbuilt, trd work with any drop bracket lift?
     
  8. Nov 12, 2012 at 1:01 AM
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    Ive only seen TRD skids fit with DB, or custom that stops where the bracket starts
     
  9. Nov 12, 2012 at 5:18 PM
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    sorry for the slow response, but it is the factory skid, not trd. I don't know if it is something that would serve the purpose for what you want it for, but it bolts up with the two front bolts and the rear rests against the rcd subframe. Its definitely tight enough for every day use and possibly some light off-roading . Heavy off roading may bend it all to crap :notsure:
     
  10. Nov 14, 2012 at 5:19 AM
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    thanks i may have to do that. no one knows if the pro comp or universal rcd skid fits?
     
  11. Nov 17, 2012 at 7:24 AM
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    Chad7088 can u post a couple pics of how ur skid looks and works? itd be much appreciated!
     
  12. Nov 17, 2012 at 10:22 PM
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    Yes, I can do that for you. Its too dark now, but I will do it tomorrow if I get a chance.
     
  13. Nov 18, 2012 at 4:26 PM
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    with skid factory skid
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    used the front two bolts
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    didn't bolt the rear of the skid. It sits flush and tight against the subframe
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  14. Nov 19, 2012 at 7:49 PM
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    :O none of ur pics showed up?? just little red x's.
     
  15. Nov 20, 2012 at 5:27 AM
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    not sure what happened..they were there:notsure:
     
  16. Nov 20, 2012 at 5:34 AM
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