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Toyota Accessories skid plate for Tacoma??

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Larry, Aug 1, 2010.

  1. Aug 1, 2010 at 3:43 PM
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    Larry

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    My Tacoma seems to already have a black steel skid plate, up front under the bumper...is the aluminum skid plate from Tacoma Accessories a cosmetic thing, or does it replace or improve what is already there?

    TIA
     
  2. Aug 1, 2010 at 3:50 PM
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    Mostly cosmetic. It is like 1/16th thick. Works real good for tall grass. lol.
     
  3. Aug 1, 2010 at 3:54 PM
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    So is the aluminum skid plate made to go on top of the black one?
     
  4. Aug 1, 2010 at 3:55 PM
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    yes!!!
     
  5. Aug 1, 2010 at 3:55 PM
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    wat?
    yes...goes over it, IIRC
     
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    Get the IFS skid plate from All Pro
     
  7. Aug 1, 2010 at 3:59 PM
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    wat?
    ATO:thumbsup:
     
  8. Aug 1, 2010 at 4:04 PM
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    Cool thanks...I'll have to look into that for the future.
     
  9. Aug 1, 2010 at 4:27 PM
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    Just installed the Toyota skid plate yesterday (Birthday present from my gf). It's not that thick but I really like the look.
     
  10. Aug 1, 2010 at 4:36 PM
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    wat?

    that sucks man....i ran the diff drop w/ that AP and my ATO and didnt have issues w/ it. i also didnt take the hits to that AP like you have
     
  11. Aug 1, 2010 at 4:42 PM
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    wat?

    yes....it's the standard 1" drop i believe
     
  12. Aug 1, 2010 at 4:53 PM
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    wat?
    very true
     
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