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Old 10-11-2011, 01:33 AM
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DIY - TJ tcase skid plate

So was thinking first to buy a high clearance skid to replace the " shovel" of a stock one. Then I met with a buddy with a TJ and he persuaded me to just do a flat DIY skid plate.

So anyone do the same ?
It does make sense as I have a 2" body I believe I have motor mount lift. Gains would be close to 4".
I have researched a couple different versions with countersunk holes.

Would anyone in Lower mainland have access to flat 1/4 steel for cheap/beer
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Old 10-11-2011, 01:43 AM
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Old 10-11-2011, 10:58 AM
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Old 10-11-2011, 06:09 PM
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do it, flat bellys are win
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Old 10-11-2011, 06:31 PM
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raising your motor makes no sense
you take the heaviest part of your vehicle and move it up your center of gravity goes up

1/4" is pricey, like $200 for a 4'x4'
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Old 10-14-2011, 12:06 PM
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Just gonna go with the UCF skid. 3.25" of clearance, no Motor mount lift needed or body lift. $330 usd shipped to my buddies in WA. Got a deal for Jeepforum members. 1/4" thick upgrade too. Looks sexy and beefy... Like Bleepinjeep's Mom!
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Old 10-14-2011, 12:33 PM
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Just gonna go with the UCF skid. 3.25" of clearance, no Motor mount lift needed or body lift. $330 usd shipped to my buddies in WA. Got a deal for Jeepforum members. 1/4" thick upgrade too. Looks sexy and beefy... Like Bleepinjeep's Mom!
So your the bastard thats been sniffing her panties

Nice skid plate though dude!
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Screw the skid plate, where's the pics of this mom?
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raising your motor makes no sense
you take the heaviest part of your vehicle and move it up your center of gravity goes up

1/4" is pricey, like $200 for a 4'x4'

raising the drive train a couple inches to gain ground clearance
doesnt change the center of gravity as much as lifting the whole truck up
to gain the same clearance
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