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Unread 08-17-2006, 05:41 PM   #1
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just wondering what transfer case skids everyone was running. i need one and cant decide what to get.

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Unread 08-17-2006, 07:29 PM   #2
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get a big one
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Unread 08-17-2006, 07:41 PM   #3
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I got the upcountry one for my WJ from kevins. I wouldn't park the entire car on a rock with it, but its pretty beefy
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Unread 08-17-2006, 08:15 PM   #4
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You need to ask yourself if your going to wheel it hard or not, I've bashed and bent mine and had to fix it back, but it's the regular Mopar one, I will eventually go to Iron Rock Offroads Skid Plate, that's what a heavy duty one is supose to be like.
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Unread 08-17-2006, 08:22 PM   #5
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im planning on wheeling it pretty hard. the problem is that i havnt found too many skid plates made for the ZJ. i know that rocky road has one as does rustys, but neither of these companys seems to have the best reputation. kevins has one that looks pretty good, but its a little on the expensive side. any oppinions from ZJ owners?
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Unread 08-17-2006, 09:05 PM   #6
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i have kevins. very nice
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The IRO one for the WJ is sweet but I don't have any extra arm to buy one.
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Kevin's is a good bet for the ZJ
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I don't wheel mine hard, mostly just mud, but incase I sink and theres a rock I'd rather be safe then sorry
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I love the one I got from Kevin's but it's not working well with the 5-speed mounting.

I could cut you a deal and it comes with all the conversion equipment needed to mount it to the new style tranny mount. I haven't wheeled with it on, and need another week or so to get a different crossmember prior to pulling this one, but you will like this one, I can pretty much guarantee it.

You can go to Kevin's site and see what else you might need (I think you need a drill bit and a tap) but that should be all. PM me if you are interested.
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I've got the Kevin's skid and crossmember, and my rig has sat on it a couple times. Takes a lickin and bites the rock back

The 3rd leg is great for support - like everything else I've gotten from Kevin's Offroad, this thing is pure beef!


The only downside is the steep angle as it comes down from the crossmember. If you have to back down a slope that has some deep gravel or sand, you can do a little digging with it. I've brought home some pretty good size rocks in it (Slaughterhouse Gulch did that)
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Ironrock below on my WJ.A little pricey but solid as hell.

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yeah that looks pretty beefy, and goes across the cat
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Unread 08-18-2006, 08:20 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by BlaineWasHere
The IRO one for the WJ is sweet but I don't have any extra arm to buy one.


Its a little less than a new transfer case isnt it ?

I think santa is gonna get me the IRO for xmas
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