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Put on my OEM tcase skid.

Blue85

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Wait, you're telling me the skid plate isn't supposed to be all scraped up, with 5 lbs of dirt on top?
 

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Very nice, I've seen this set up many times but never studied it so....

Are the 2 crossmembers the same? Doesn't the frame curve upward at that point?

@obijuank5 would this set up work on a Doubler? It looks like you might be able to shorten the separation of the crossmembers by bolting the skid plate to the outer crossmember lips rather than the inner.
 

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It basically how I did my skid setup. It's not spaced right for a doubler exactly but it's the same concept for sure. No reason to complicate it when this works very well.
I did have to widen the rear most crossmember on the blazer frame.
Two front taller crossmembers and then the shallow k30 crossmember in the rear.
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The two crossmember are identical. It could theoretically work with a doubler setup there is room to move them front or back on the frame. This is the OEM spacing for the SM465/np205 and th350/np203 setup.
 

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Wait, you're telling me the skid plate isn't supposed to be all scraped up, with 5 lbs of dirt on top?
Dirt from the Mesozoic era and you get extra points for being able to tell what trail that dirt came from.
 
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