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Old 07-01-2008, 11:36 AM
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Optional Skid Plates on

Does anyone have a picture of the optional skid-plates from the off-road package?

I know from the off-road package you get the skid plates and the tubular bars, can you order just the skid-plates?
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I dont have a pic to share (but if you check my gallary, you'll see I DO off-road in my Expy), but I'm sure you can order the plates separately from the parts counter.

The skids are NOT like what you'd find on a Jeep or some other off-road capable vehicle. My EL has the factory skids and the gas tank skid is made of plastic... and the others are very thin (1/16" steel t-case skid, 1/16" aluminum [looks like, anyway] front suspension skid).

I asked my Ford dealer if a steel gas tank skid was available and there isnt (at least not as of January).

I know they can do some pretty amazing things with metallurgy and design, but these just seem completely under-engineered for this size of a vehicle, IMO.
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thanks for the info nebmike!
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Here's the engine and transfer case skid plates.

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Thanks Chuck for the pics.... for an 07 your exhaust looks mighty rusty!
I wish there of better quality..
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Lots of rust under there, that's how they seem to come from the factory.

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