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Unread 06-17-2013, 11:24 AM   #76
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i don;t think mine gets that hot. you can definitely feel it but not through shoes. i think adding a heat shield under the jeep is the best choice though

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Unread 06-17-2013, 12:32 PM   #77
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Mine is under the carpet. Does sound and heat.
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Unread 06-17-2013, 08:08 PM   #78
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Thanks for advice guys.
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Unread 06-17-2013, 08:09 PM   #79
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Do you guys know of a site to get a new skid plate? I only ever find them for the oil pan and gas tank everywhere I look.
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Unread 06-18-2013, 05:51 AM   #80
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for which area of hte jeep?
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Unread 06-18-2013, 09:09 AM   #81
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Protecting where the Cat is, so basically the mid section.
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Unread 06-18-2013, 11:14 AM   #82
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isn;t that the plate under the t-case and trans? or are you wanting another one, besides that one?
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Unread 06-18-2013, 12:47 PM   #83
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I want to replace it... mine has rust and branches that have popped up on trails poked holes through it. Haha.. And it may be that... I'm not sure where/what a t-case looks like or would be. Still learning stuff :P
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Unread 06-18-2013, 03:28 PM   #84
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When you lay under he jeep, ther is a big plate running across from he passenger side to the diver's side of he frame. Hat is your t-case/trans crossmember(skid plate). It protects your t-case and transmission end from rocks and supports the trans/t-case as the mounts are on top of it. No branches could poke holes in it, it is solid. Check all the aftermarket manufacturers and parts mags for skid plates though because people do make different ones
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Unread 06-18-2013, 03:31 PM   #85
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This is your t-case. The part sticking out with the red seal is where your rear drive shaft hooks up. The other side is sure the trans hooks up and the left off set is where the front drive shaft hooks up
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Unread 06-18-2013, 03:34 PM   #86
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The red/silver tag tells you which t-case model you have and the black plug in front of the tag is where your vacuum lines hook up that go to the front driveshaft vacuum connect and engine vacuum lines hook up
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Unread 06-18-2013, 04:18 PM   #87
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Yeah, I found out it was the crossmember.... as I took it off and the t-case started coming down... I have a jack holding it up now.. theres no way that skidplate is going back up there, it was just getting holes from being so rusted, I'm trying to find a new one now... the motors torqued back and everything, seems like it'll be fun trying to put the new one on when I find one.
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Unread 06-18-2013, 04:38 PM   #88
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I've been looking online and I can't find any for the t-case... looks like I may have to find a parts jeep with one...
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Unread 06-18-2013, 06:10 PM   #89
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check ebay
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Unread 06-18-2013, 06:56 PM   #90
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Seeing some on there, thanks... a new one for 350 dollars... wow
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