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Skid plate

Discussion in 'Wrangler JK (2007-2017)' started by Billy1234, Jul 12, 2017.

  1. Jul 12, 2017 at 4:50 PM
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    Billy1234

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    Not sure if someone made a thread on this yet but need ideas on skid plates for my jku?
     
  2. Jul 12, 2017 at 6:42 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine Moderator

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    Any particular location you are wanting to protect? Or are you looking for full protection. Also, what kinda protection are you looking for? Dirt? Mud? Rocks? IED's?
     
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  3. Jul 12, 2017 at 7:18 PM
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    There are so many types, brands, coverage areas. Where to begin as Chris4x4 basically stated.

    Unfortunately. Jeeps aren't VW bugs where they have one huge skip plate. :)
     
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  4. Jul 12, 2017 at 7:25 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine Moderator

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    I have one covering my tank, and transfer case. I let my incredible off roading skillz protect my other in protected parts.........and by "Skillz".....I mean I pretty much cross my fingers and hope I don't puncture anything important.
     
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  5. Jul 12, 2017 at 7:31 PM
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    Funny. I was thinking the same thing. Well, not my skillz. Lol. Oil pan, Trans case, gas tank, that could be explosive, sorry. And muffler. Them f'ers can be expensive. The rest are just a waste on money, weight, and gas mileage.
     
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  6. Jul 13, 2017 at 4:54 PM
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    Looking for full armor underneath and manly mud and rocks
     
  7. Jul 13, 2017 at 8:08 PM
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    Full armor and mud don't go well together. Too much weight, and you will never get it clean. You are pretty well protected already.
     
  8. Jul 14, 2017 at 12:26 PM
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    Thanks for the info saved me a bit of money. Thats why i asked befor i buy!!! Haha
     
  9. Jul 14, 2017 at 1:32 PM
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    No muffler, cut that back to dump pre axle so you can get it up higher.
     
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  10. Jul 15, 2017 at 9:28 AM
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    On the JKs the oil pan, trans and evap canister are too exposed for my liking. Prefer some protection when skinny dipping in dark sticky stuff with unknown unseen adventure ending protrusions. Plans before installation are to drill a few holes to help release the mud, snow or debris that will collect.
    **On my last day at the all boy high school the professor said it always looks better than it is so look before you jump in and always wear protection...LOL

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  11. Jul 15, 2017 at 6:57 PM
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    So....and I tread lightly here. Are those adventure ending protrusions the reason you left the all boys high school? :crazy:. Gotta say. I wouldn't be skinney dipping in those waters either. :rofl:
     
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  12. Jul 15, 2017 at 7:05 PM
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    I like to think I'm pretty picky which hole I stick my jeep in. The professor was quite candid about this important life decision when your ready to enter the first hole you encounter.
     
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  13. Jul 15, 2017 at 7:43 PM
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    Lollll. ^^^^^^^Gotta love it. Protection is always important too. lol.


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  14. Jul 16, 2017 at 3:27 AM
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    Just between all us i think aggrex should win his jeep is sweet!!! Lets see who wins
     
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  15. Jul 16, 2017 at 5:59 AM
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    Thanks Billy1234! Too many work issues or home renovation projects that leaves minimal jeep time :( Lot of good jeepers here like yourself that are winnable winners here that would appreciate the modpod minis too!
     
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  16. Jul 16, 2017 at 6:44 AM
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    We all would apperciate the pod minis. Id use em as rock lights even tho there not to many rocks around here besides some at my favorite spot lol
     
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