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Unread 08-24-2013, 08:48 PM   #1
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OEM Front Skid Plate Bolts

I just picked up an used 1997+ Jeep Cherokee front engine skid plate for my Jeep. But the guy did not have the mounting bolts, I was wondering if someone could tell me the size I need to buy that will work? Also how many bolts will it take to mount it?

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Unread 08-25-2013, 08:04 AM   #2
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The three across the front are usually studs, IIRC, they are 8mm. The capscrews for the ends on the frame are 10mm.
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Unread 08-25-2013, 01:28 PM   #3
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Ok, thanks. How long do they need to be? So when I go to the store, I know what to buy.
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Unread 08-25-2013, 02:21 PM   #4
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The 8mm ones are about 25 mm long and the 10mm ones are about 35mm long
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Unread 08-26-2013, 10:03 AM   #5
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The 8mm ones are about 25 mm long and the 10mm ones are about 35mm long
Oh ok, thanks and I don't need bolts? They just screw into the uniframe?
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Unread 08-26-2013, 01:22 PM   #6
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IIRC the front studs are self tappers, so, unless yours had a skid plate, you'll need to cut some threads. The ones into the unibody have threadded holes.
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