Has anyone made a Radiator skid?

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  1. Adrian006

    Adrian006 New Member

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    A few days ago I got around to cutting the lower portion of my front fascia off. Like all the cool kids seem to be doing. But I was wondering if anyone had made a radiator/front suspension skid plate?

    Kind of like this:
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    (sorry for posting a ford pic)

    If you could post pics or a link it would be might cool of you.
     
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    tommudd Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Yes been done many times made mine back in 2005 out of a road sign
    then even Boiler made some from mine and sold them
    Easy to do
     
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    Same here. Speed limit sign.
     
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    Hahah nice!
    This will give me a project for the weekend. Ill try and get some pics up when its finished.
     
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    heres my first one I made back in 05
    worked great in keeping dirt and crap out of the front skid
    Of course mine ran off of the ARB, but also bolted to the bottom of the radiator support
    not the best picture but you get the idea
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    access hole for oil filter
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    That is a nifty idea!
     
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    Thanks! The frame is made of 1" and 3/4" square tubing. The sheet metal is from a commercial wall access door. It's attached to the front frame cross member and to the factory engine skid plate.
     
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    Wow, you dont have to worry about anything gettin busted in the front now!
     
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