front engine skid question

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  1. dchadjohnson

    dchadjohnson Full Access Member

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    anybody know what these two weld nuts on the front of the stock Mopar engine skid plate are for?? are they mounts for a radiator skid plate?? i thought they didn't make one. anyway, i'm trying to figure out how to fab up something without fancy equipment to cover that gap so my skid doesn't just shovel up dirt, mud, and rocks. thanks!

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    tommudd Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Easy to do, my first one until I got one form JBA was a road sign, which I bent over a oxegyn tank and cut to fit.
    Took all of 10-15 minutes including bending, cutting and drilling

    My Skid Row engine skid has same holes, drilled holes in JBA one to match, bolted it up and works great, even made it on Skid Rows site years back for innovative design using their product
     
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    thanks @tommudd - I picked up a piece of sheet metal to fab something up (not too many road signs laying around in my neck of the woods) but I was mostly just curious when I saw the weld nuts on the factory skid, like why would they put those on if there wasn't also a factory radiator skid?
     
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    I haven't seen thise before but that is where I drilled fir my radiatir skid (one of boilers...he isn't making them anymore)
     
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    Who said anything about the signs laying on the ground? :D
     
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    Your neck of the woods must not be as far out as my neck of the woods are LOL
     
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