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Tacoma Skid Plate, should I?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by StormTrooper, Mar 27, 2011.

  1. Mar 27, 2011 at 5:52 PM
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    StormTrooper

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    What would yall think if i put a skid plate on my taco? Its a street truck.. never will see offroading or anything, here's a pic of her:

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    I had an idea maybe one would look kinda cool on her. Advice/comments? and do they just bolt right on?

    This is the one i would want: (black and all) pic taken from the Maryland Meet thread, he is a member on here.

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  2. Mar 27, 2011 at 6:22 PM
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  3. Mar 27, 2011 at 6:27 PM
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    Do it, I think it would look good.
     
  4. Mar 27, 2011 at 6:32 PM
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    to get it black you have to paint it, an they are bolt on for 4x4's not sure bout a 2wd?
     
  5. Mar 27, 2011 at 6:41 PM
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    paints no issue, hope its an easy fix to make applicable
     
  6. Mar 27, 2011 at 6:48 PM
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    Dude its your truck...do what you want. Personally, I'd do it if I were you...those speed bumps can be a bitch :p


    Your trucks nice BTW :cool:
     
  7. Mar 27, 2011 at 6:52 PM
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    SplitDecision

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    Instead of the skid plate what about some bushwacker fender flares to make the body look wider?
     
  8. Mar 27, 2011 at 6:52 PM
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    its not a bolt on skid plate for us 5 luggers, but can be modded to fit, I've seen two 5-luggers here on the forum with it.
     
  9. Mar 27, 2011 at 6:56 PM
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    Thanks guys, i just wanted to get some advice.. didnt know if it was an absolute "off road" mod. thanks Colt! and thanks epa, im sure we can make it fit.
     
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