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Why off with the skid plates??

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by JasonJump, Oct 10, 2010.

  1. Oct 10, 2010 at 9:12 PM
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    JasonJump

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    Why do I see so many TRD sports without the stock TRd skid plate, are you guys removing them? any reason behind this? Just wondering.... :confused:
     
  2. Oct 10, 2010 at 9:21 PM
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    lucabi

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    I don't think the sport comes with it, only the OR
     
  3. Oct 10, 2010 at 9:22 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Sport doesn't come with it , you need to buy it seperately .
     
  4. Oct 10, 2010 at 9:30 PM
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    BEEFY_CHEESY_TACO

    BEEFY_CHEESY_TACO DUDE MAN BRO

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    The TRD plate is only an option. its not specific to the sport or off road...
     
  5. Oct 10, 2010 at 9:34 PM
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    nvdeserted

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    True dat.
     
  6. Oct 10, 2010 at 9:50 PM
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    they dont come with it, its an accessory.
     
  7. Oct 10, 2010 at 9:51 PM
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    it slides over the actual skid plate
     
  8. Oct 10, 2010 at 10:11 PM
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    Tactical Tacoma

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    No you have to remove the stock black skid plate to use the trd skid plate
     
  9. Oct 10, 2010 at 10:33 PM
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    No removing of the black splash gard for the TRD plate.
     
  10. Oct 10, 2010 at 11:25 PM
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    Yes this is true as i remove mine recently to sell. And indeed the stock black plate is under the trd one.
     
  11. Oct 10, 2010 at 11:29 PM
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    AvsFanTRD

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    No matter anyway, the trd skid is just a thin piece of stamped metal that is pretty much for looks.
     
  12. Oct 10, 2010 at 11:42 PM
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    Yes but they look better bent up.:D
     
  13. Oct 11, 2010 at 5:24 AM
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    i haven't really done much with my truck yet , and my TRD plate is bent to hell
     
  14. Oct 11, 2010 at 5:49 AM
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    no you dont.
     
  15. Oct 11, 2010 at 5:59 AM
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    I'll take one :)
     
  16. Oct 14, 2010 at 2:01 PM
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    My bad, thats not what the guy at the dealership said. They sold me one for dirt cheap but had no box or paperwork. He said to remove old one and put the TRD one in its place, glad I kept the black one, gonna put it back on, lol.

    I knew better then to listen to anyone at a dealership, lol
     
  17. Oct 14, 2010 at 2:21 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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    wow they are idiots! the stock one has side pieces that come up and protect a little more from the sides.
     
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