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Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by bowhunter11199, Mar 9, 2011.

  1. bowhunter11199

    bowhunter11199 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    hey guys i just wondering if there is any axel/crossmember protection for a taco with IFS? reason: smacked a pretty big rock today and luckly it only made a small dent in ( i guess its a corssmember if not its the section thats about 3x3" and sits the lowest and front most)

    i would rather not weld cuz i only have a small welder


    thanks
     
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    bowhunter11199 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i found a sweet skid plate at allprooffroad but it requires that i have alpro bumper which i dont'...so...
     
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    yotamikez Street glide or die

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    check out budbuilt maybe?
     
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    yotamikez Street glide or die

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    BudBuilt! I have their front IFS skidplate and the bellypan. Covers all the essentials and completely bolt in.

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    bowhunter11199 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    thanks guys
     
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    bowhunter11199 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    so has anybody ordered from budbuilt?
     
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    Yoytoda The Little Truck That Could

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    skid row makes awesome skids for first gen and i think they are cheaper than budbuilt
     
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    ya with shippping budbuilt is like $340 just for the front IFS skid plate
     
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    hey i just checked out skid row and they have 3 diff skid plates and the front and tranny one are both $230??? do i need both or just the front one?
     
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    Probably both
     
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    thats a little expensive dont yout think?
     
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    01tacoprerunner Lifted 'n Locked 4WD Prerunner

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    $230??? That's not bad at all!! I have the bud built IRS skid, and it cost $279 with out shipping. But I got mine for free , but $230 is not bad at all.
     
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    i mean you said i would need both so thats $460 + shipping...
     
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    01tacoprerunner Lifted 'n Locked 4WD Prerunner

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    Ok think about it like this, $460. Now or fucked transmission, oil pan, other critical engine part later.
     
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    Yoytoda The Little Truck That Could

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    double check... the skid row 233 one is the same coverage as the $280 budbuilt.
     
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    ya i know but is that enough coverage. cuz really if i hit a rock that would stop me a wouldn't keep going. so aren't the other plates not needed. idk what do you guys think?
     
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    Yoytoda The Little Truck That Could

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    the bud built "belly pan" is the same as the tranny pan but you also need bud builts crossmember. 3 piece combo is 575$

    skid row 233 for front 233 for rear.
     
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