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My gas tank is naked!

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by jakeslim, Mar 20, 2004.

  1. jakeslim

    jakeslim 1/2 ton status

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    Should my tank have a shield? Mine has nothing, just a tank that is quite visible from underneath. /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
    its 77 k5
     
  2. k20

    k20 3/4 ton status

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    theres a factory plastic shield most people ditch theres cause it holds mud against the tank and makes it rot out. I still have mine though.
     
  3. alec78

    alec78 1/2 ton status

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    I've seen them with and without. Big steel plate, would have been nice if the PO had not removed and trashed it. Big dent and a crack in the old tank. The tank has been replaced. Now I'm looking for a replacement skid plate. They start at $25 and go up...
     
  4. R72K5

    R72K5 Banned

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    never seen one in my life, but ive only seen like four K5 in my life, so,...

    i see transfer case skid plates though
    like on this 86 out here
     
  5. Esteban86K5

    Esteban86K5 1/2 ton status

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    Mine came with a steel skid plate. Not plastic. But I still hit it a lot so I did this to it.

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    The bottom of the tank now doesn't hang lower then the frame rails.

    Here are the rest of the pics.
     
  6. shaun

    shaun 1/2 ton status

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    mine has a steel skidplate also but I am going to steal estebans idea here soon. Hope thatr is cool /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     

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