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Skid plates.. Tcase, dif, etc

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by TXsizeK5, Sep 12, 2001.

  1. TXsizeK5

    TXsizeK5 1/2 ton status

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    Where can i get skid plates for my 208 , and 10bolts... or do they even mkae skid plates for those...? And are they easily installed? Thanks

    6in 87' K5 w/ 35" BFG muds.
    Kn filter

    What I need: 4.11 gears, Lim Slip Dif, Force2 Catback, 2"springs 4"flips,SSR's
     
  2. MUDNUTT

    MUDNUTT 1/2 ton status

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    <font color=blue>why not make your own. done right they would be stronger than stock

    <font color=blue>DRIVE IT LIKE YOU STOLE IT [​IMG]
    <font color=red>PROUD TO BE AMERICAN [​IMG]














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  3. FRIZZLEFRY

    FRIZZLEFRY 1/2 ton status

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    I agree,build them your self.Its alot cheaper and you get pretty much exactly what you want.Iv got pics of mine on my webshots page in my sig.

    A balanced diet is a beer in both hands.<a target="_blank" href=http://community.webshots.com/user/beaterwhang>community.webshots.com/user/beaterwhang</a>
     
  4. TXsizeK5

    TXsizeK5 1/2 ton status

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    how do you build one ? =P

    6in 87' K5 w/ 35" BFG muds.
    Kn filter

    What I need: 4.11 gears, Lim Slip Dif, Force2 Catback, 2"springs 4"flips,SSR's
     
  5. FRIZZLEFRY

    FRIZZLEFRY 1/2 ton status

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    Fire,metal,and a little imagination.

    A balanced diet is a beer in both hands.<a target="_blank" href=http://community.webshots.com/user/beaterwhang>community.webshots.com/user/beaterwhang</a>
     
  6. Pugsley

    Pugsley 1/2 ton status

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    You forgot the two most important tools - Beer (or other choice of beverage) and an assistant to go pick up whatever piece you tossed in the street after realizing you cut/measured it wrong and it didn't fit (not that I would ever do such a thing)[​IMG]

    Special thanks to those lost from IAFF Locals 94 and 854 - You shall never be forgotten
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  7. 85m1009

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    Why build skid plates to begin with. The housings will take a lot of abuse. Just grind the rough stuff off so it will slip off the rocks instead of hanging up. I build differential covers with built in protection from the rocks. Check out my site.

    <font color=green>Steve Frisbie</font color=green>
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  8. FRIZZLEFRY

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    I built the gaurd for my t case because I didnt think my 208 would support the weight of my truck and it lets me slide over stuff rather than get caught on the housing.The front dif gaurd keeps my dif cover safe and gets rid of that flat spot at the bottom of the cover so I can slide over rocks .I wish I would have built something for my fuel tank before I crushed it and tore a hole in it .I consider the gaurds a wear item that can be easily and cheaply replaced.

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  9. ChevyCaGal

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    Do a search for axle trusses with skid plates if you want some... if you find the Pro Comp ones, they suck. They are deisgned for looks not wear. You can get a skid for the t-case at a Chevy dealer. They don't run much either. There are several folks on this site that do metal fab work. If you are in need of something post in the parts wanted section what you want/need and I am sure someone can help you out. [​IMG]

    9/11/01... "We will overcome"
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