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tcase skid plate

ive been tossing around ideas on a tcase skid plate but cant come up with any that i like. anyone have any pics of how they mounted theirs?

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ive been tossing around ideas on a tcase skid plate but cant come up with any that i like. anyone have any pics of how they mounted theirs?

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trepaul just built a bad *** one and posted pics of it, ill see if i can find the thread....
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Camodown and Trepaul86 have some great ones.
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I mounted mine in the stock holes, but drilled them out to hold bigger bolts
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stock holes? mine didnt come with one
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stock holes? mine didnt come with one
there should be holes in the frame for one anyways.
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you didn't have two holes on the bottom of each frame rail

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there should be holes in the frame for one anyways.

hmm....im gonna have to take a look at that.
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what did you figure out. Any ideas yet
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I made this one today. It's kinda like the factory one. I wasn't trying to make it pretty or anything, just something to try and learn on. It's a little too low but that'll be an easy fix. It's 12gauge like the factory one.

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Elan that looks alot like mine! But thinner!

Here's mine:

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Sorry for the pic whorage, but I want to give you the best options for the project! It's all 3/8in plate, overkill yes, but it's beefy and functional.

I too used the factory holes that every 4wd truck comes with. I know they all come with t-case skid holes, but not all trucks came with factory front skid holes (like mine).
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mm pretty

you should send it down here for a proper test where it'll get slammed around on some un-forgiving granite!! instead of scraping those pesky mondo speed bumps


The toob one is cool, but a plate one, or plate covered would provide a TON more protection, i see a point on a rock going between the tube into the thin tcase shell.
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that looks good trevor. thanks for the pics. i have a good idea of how im going to build it. ill probably be working on it either friday night or saturday. ill be sure to post up pics when im done
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i want to build one like camodowns, if i remember right it covers most of the under side of the truck
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yo does that taurus have rims? lol
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That's how we roll here in OR dude lol
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I bought an OEM one for $36 last year from parts.com, however Trevor's is badass, I would definitely go with something like that. A lot beefier than the one I have.
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here is the build thread for the one i made.

https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...kid-build.html
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I should really make a beefier one, but I'm broke broke.. trying to align my priorities before katemcy.

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i want to build one like camodowns, if i remember right it covers most of the under side of the truck
it ain't that big.. its big enough to get high centered on all day long though

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I bought an OEM one for $36 last year from parts.com, however Trevor's is badass, I would definitely go with something like that. A lot beefier than the one I have.
The OEM ones are decent, mines held up, kinda. everytime i take it off, i have to run it over to flatten it back out to get it on. now its slanted back hah

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The OEM ones are decent, mines held up, kinda. everytime i take it off, i have to run it over to flatten it back out to get it on. now its slanted back hah
haha, yea I remember you telling me that after I bought it...but so far so good...knock on wood.
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haha
if you look at it from the passenger side it looks like this /__/
or the driver side looks like \__\
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haha
if you look at it from the passenger side it looks like this /__/
or the driver side looks like \__\
that would be the same as in it is bent towards the back of the truck on both sides...lol
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that would be the same as in it is bent towards the back of the truck on both sides...lol
thattttsss what it looks like though?
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o i thought u were trying to say one side was bent towards the front and the one side bent towards the back....lol
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