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Old 04-01-2008
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another prerunner skid/bumper, a bit different i guess

imagine this...
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on this *mine*...
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(i got the plate 3'x4'x1/8" for 67 bucks)

i havent seen anyone around here with a diamond plate prerunner skid. i know people have diamond skids on here tho

im gonna make it this weekend, any comments/ideas,etc?

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I've been planning on doing the same thing for a while now, just haven't gotten the plate yet. Keep us updated!
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I will. Ill take pics of the whole build
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Groovy! Now get started building it!
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I got my material from the scrap yard..alot cheaper
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id make the base of it a lil wider to protect the radiator more.
but have fun, i know i am wit my buildup
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ive had a few ppl tell my ill need to cut some holes in the skid for cooling. what do u guys think?
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I don't think you need some holes for cooling. If it's going to be the same size front plate as the one you posted above your truck you'll be fine. Think of how much a stock bumper covers up compared to that skinny plate on the front.
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I think it might look good with some holes, whether they're for performance or not.. My .02
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how much did that diamond plate cost ya? i may go that route instead of aluminum...
or just go with my idea and find a stop sign haha
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(i got the plate 3'x4'x1/8" for 67 bucks)
I think he got it for 67 bucks
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I'm going to build a similar one when my bodylift and superlift get put on. And you better believe I still aint gonna run a valence. lol.
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Prerunners are so badass, I would love to have mine all prerunner style but it would be even more pointless then my lifted 2wd here in S. Florida. Nice truck, get pictures of it installed.
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id make the base of it a lil wider to protect the radiator more.
i agree, but i think it will look pretty good regardless. can't wait to see it.
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Then all you have to do Kyle is get the suspension to match the bumper and yer set
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Then all you have to do Kyle is get the suspension to match the bumper and yer set
the next project starts with a "C" and ends with a "amburg performance 6.0 kit"

and deavers....

and the painted fiber fenders to match...

but thats a few months away, i need $$$ first. but itll happen
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right on, thats a start!

and then next is long.. ends in travel!
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im gonna wait on the long travel. my truck is my daily driver right now, and if i bought long travel, id be more tempted to thrash it. in 2 years or so ill have another truck to tow this one.
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yeah, sounds like a good plan to me
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its gotta wait till next weekend. my neighbors welder is broken :(
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