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Skid plate

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TheSchwartz, Apr 19, 2009.

  1. Apr 19, 2009 at 1:07 PM
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    TheSchwartz

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    Anybody know where to find after market skid plates for a decent price?
     
  2. Apr 19, 2009 at 1:11 PM
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    What is "decent" and what do you want to do with them?? Offroading or just the front "stock" skid plate look?? Do you want a whole set (differential, trans, ect ect) or just specific parts??
     
  3. Apr 19, 2009 at 1:13 PM
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    TEX357

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    If your looking just stock, check ebay!
     
  4. Apr 19, 2009 at 1:15 PM
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    TheSchwartz

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    My bad... should have specified im looking for the set minus stock front just incase i catch somthing while off roading
     
  5. Apr 19, 2009 at 1:22 PM
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    Brunes

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    No worries- I'd take a look BudBuilt or AllPro websites.

    Folks have been very happy with the products received...I'm planning on a set of Bud's skids down the road I think. All pro has a bit of a deal going on for the month of april with credit toward shipping....Good luck!!
     
  6. Apr 19, 2009 at 1:31 PM
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    Thanks again man...
    ...Maby the costies are worth something other then keeping NAVY wifes happy!! :D
     
  7. Apr 19, 2009 at 1:38 PM
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    LMAO- I have my hands full keeping my wife happy...Ya'll can keep your wives!!

    No problem- My google-fu is strong today...=)
     
  8. Apr 19, 2009 at 2:02 PM
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    hey schwartz, i'm from hagerstown as well. where did you go to school?
     
  9. Apr 19, 2009 at 2:10 PM
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    PM sent.
     
  10. Apr 19, 2009 at 8:40 PM
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    any 1 know which of the 2 is better?
     
  11. Apr 19, 2009 at 8:44 PM
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    this is a subject of much debate...but ultimately i think budbuilt wins
     
  12. Apr 19, 2009 at 8:46 PM
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    x2! Buds are the best IMO... You just don't have to worry that they're gonna do their job. If I had All Pros, I'd wonder if I was popping welds if I hit something hard...
     
  13. Apr 19, 2009 at 8:46 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    i love my budbuilts!!! checked them tonight...after wheeling this weekend, turns out i took a good hit on my belly skid......................nothing bent, but about 6 good long scrapes when i came off a rock. well worth the money.
     
  14. Apr 19, 2009 at 8:55 PM
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    Why "minus stock front"? My first trip to Utah when my '08 was new I hit a rock, folded the front skid plate up tight against the front differential, and put a hole the size of a golf ball through it. They shouldn't call the stock ones "skid plates", they should call them "gravel guards". If you're going off road start your armor replacement WITH the front one and go from there. Look at the pic below. You'll notice that if you are going to hit anything with the undercarriage the first hit will be on the front skid.

    [​IMG]
     
  15. Apr 20, 2009 at 2:42 AM
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    Im not going to be doing any "hard" Wheeling (like i did with my S-10) so the front one is sufficent. Im more worried however about gouging my oil or trany pan.
     
  16. Apr 20, 2009 at 8:06 AM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    the stock one i by far NOT sufficient. if ur planning on protecting the oil pan or tranny, then u need to get a skid that will actually cover those. the AP IFS skid goes past the oil pan and there is a transmission skid that attaches it and covers back to the crossmember.

    and if ur playing hard enough to bust either of those items, u'll leave that stock skid bent on a trail somewhere
     
  17. Apr 20, 2009 at 8:08 AM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    +1!

    I like gpspowells comment on the "stock skid plate"... Call it a gravel guard instead. That's all it's good for (as long as it's small gravel :D).
     
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