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skid plate ?'s

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by ozmon420, Oct 16, 2008.

  1. Oct 16, 2008 at 5:42 PM
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    ozmon420

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    any other company that makes skid plates, besides the factory one?
     
  2. Oct 16, 2008 at 5:43 PM
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    chris4x4

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    derekabraham

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    Stick on hood scoop from Autozone.
    Those look great on the Taco! They aren't exposed like the Toyota ones.
     
  4. Oct 16, 2008 at 5:47 PM
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    tacomaman06

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  5. Oct 16, 2008 at 5:49 PM
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    BONTONWHO

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    derek- see that your from SD. I have a k&n intake system for sale. I live in SD too. I need to sell it. Its brand new!!!!
     
  6. Oct 16, 2008 at 5:50 PM
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    derekabraham

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    I'd love to! It's unfortunately not in my budget. :(


    Thanks though man!


    Does anybody else think the Toyota skid plates look sort of cheesy?
     
  7. Oct 16, 2008 at 5:51 PM
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    i removed mine when i got the truck.
     
  8. Oct 16, 2008 at 5:51 PM
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    chris4x4

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    I never really thought about how they look, but they dont take a beating very well. :D
     
  9. Oct 16, 2008 at 5:53 PM
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    Toy4Life

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    2nd gen Tacoma + no fuel tank skid = cheezy!
     
  10. Oct 16, 2008 at 5:55 PM
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    its all in use i think... If you shramp your stuff often then yeah- invest in one... for looks- for sure not...
     
  11. Oct 16, 2008 at 5:58 PM
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    thanx im checkin those sites out now
     
  12. Oct 16, 2008 at 10:53 PM
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    I really like my Allpro skid plate, I'll try to take pictures and post them up for ya
     
  13. Oct 19, 2008 at 10:05 PM
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    Stick on hood scoop from Autozone.
    Your truck looks good, Grey!
     
  16. Oct 20, 2008 at 5:09 AM
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    Does anyone have any better pics of the Downey front skid plate? Their picture is small and I can't see how far back it goes. It looks nice though and the price is right.
     
  17. Oct 20, 2008 at 7:01 AM
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    So, do you have to take these huge steel plates off to change your oil or is there a secret fancy way of doing it without removing them?
     
  18. Oct 20, 2008 at 8:19 AM
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    and as far as dropping them to change fluids...even with the hole for the engine oil...unless you have one of those fumota valves...it's easier and cleaner to just remove them and do the change and then put them back on
     
  19. Oct 20, 2008 at 9:44 AM
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    and even a cripple with a half way broken neck can remove them skids!!!;):D
     
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