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Budget 1/8" thick steel skid plates package?

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Most steel skid plate packages provide 3/16" thick steel (0.187"). Read - expensive.

Isn't there a company that makes an 1/8" thick (0.125") steel skid package? I thought I seen one but lost the link.

ARB package is 3mm by the way, thinnest at 0.118".
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I guess I was dreaming about this.
 

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How about the factory skids?
I am considering the oem kit for my Obx with SaS. $800 gets me everything. Including the gas tank. The other brands average about $1400 after you add the gas tank which usually is separate in their kits. I figure I can afford it and it's better than nothing and wheeling for 6 months or so Bare.
 

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I am considering the oem kit for my Obx with SaS. $800 gets me everything. Including the gas tank. The other brands average about $1400 after you add the gas tank which usually is separate in their kits. I figure I can afford it and it's better than nothing and wheeling for 6 months or so Bare.
Do you have a list of the required P/N's? I may end up doing the same.
 

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Amateur welder with budget plasma cutter here, and still planning to fab up my own skids, bumpers and rocker guards. But man, what happened to steel prices?! Glad I collected a bunch of bed frames for the angle iron, lol.
 

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I am seriously considering this engine / transmission combo from Greenlane. Not "bargin" prices, but at least reasonable. You would still have to add on the gas tank plate though.

Since the US dollar is al little stronger than the Canadian one, 900 ca is about $665 US. Also, I like the idea of aluminum over steel.

https://greenlaneoffroad.com/6th-gen-ford-bronco/2021-bronco-skid-plate

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Factory fuel tank skid is better than most aftermarket 3/16 steel skids. Factory kit is well worth the money and easy to add to.
My base 2-door already has a fuel tank skid plate. Are you talking about for a 4-door, or supplementing the stock 2-door skid? Anyone see an issue using the 2-door fuel tank skid as-is?
 

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My base 2-door already has a fuel tank skid plate. Are you talking about for a 4-door, or supplementing the stock 2-door skid? Anyone see an issue using the 2-door fuel tank skid as-is?
No one has killed a 2 door fuel tank skid yet! Its very good piece, the 2 door ford kit includes the other skid(transfer case, front diff, bash plate) and is the reason it is cheaper.
 
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I guess I was dreaming about this.
Wasn't dreaming but just remembered it was my other vehicle. Budbuilt makes an 1/8" steel skid system for Toyotas. They do it for weight savings vs cost.

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