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Trd skidplate question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Backwoodz, Nov 29, 2011.

  1. Nov 29, 2011 at 12:39 PM
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    Backwoodz

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    Just installed the trd skid on my 09 and Im not real sure it's on right tho I followed the instructions and it was simple, I have the avid light bar and was wondering if you could post some pics of the skid plates at different angles and such I would appreciate it! Thanks
     
  2. Nov 29, 2011 at 12:40 PM
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    there's only one way to install it... atleast i thought there was only one way to install it.
     
  3. Nov 29, 2011 at 1:07 PM
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    Backwoodz

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    [​IMG]

    This look right?
     
  4. Nov 29, 2011 at 1:08 PM
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    Looks fine to me.

    What makes you think it isn't installed correctly?

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  5. Nov 29, 2011 at 1:12 PM
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    Just seems like one side is closer to the avid light bar, and didn't think there would b the gap at the top, but then again I've never seen one up close or one on someones truck besides this site
     
  6. Nov 29, 2011 at 1:14 PM
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    T@co_Pr3runn3r

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    The gap up front is the spacers on the 2 front bolts of the skid. You can use washers to make shorter spacers if you want less gap.
     
  7. Nov 29, 2011 at 1:14 PM
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    Looks perfect to me.
     
  8. Nov 29, 2011 at 1:15 PM
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    I think it looks pretty even.

    True.

    I would personally recommend leaving the gap. If you end up using it as an actual skidplate, it won't take much to bend that sucker up and put a nice gouge in your bumper.

    Just my opinion of course.

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  9. Nov 29, 2011 at 1:18 PM
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    Which is why it was there to begin with. I left about half the gap. Given the amount of skid plate abusing driving my truck will see, it was worth the risk. Still doesn't touch tho, probably 1/2 inch of gap left.
    [​IMG]
     
  10. Nov 29, 2011 at 1:20 PM
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    Backwoodz

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    Thanks for the responses everyone just wanted to make sure it wasn't jacked up
     
  11. Nov 29, 2011 at 1:21 PM
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    Backwoodz

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    Hmm I may take the gap in a bit and see how it looks.. Thanks for the info
     
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