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Unread 06-02-2013, 01:33 PM   #616
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Unread 06-04-2013, 04:33 AM   #617
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Unread 06-05-2013, 07:32 PM   #618
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In for more pics of skid! Finally ready through some of your thread, damn good fab work man
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Unread 06-07-2013, 09:26 AM   #619
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In for more pics of skid! Finally ready through some of your thread, damn good fab work man
Thanks.

It's done for now. I'm out if time since I'm going wheeling this weekend.

But all the 1/4" mounting brackets are welded on and the shape is finished. The plate is secure but there are still about 10 more holes to drill and tap but I need to pick up some more countersunk bolts.

and I need to pull it back off and trim some of the aluminum backing plate just to clean it up.


But minus some bolts this is the finished skid. I really like the way the uhmv can smoothly conform to the uneven frame rail



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Unread 06-07-2013, 09:54 AM   #620
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How much did this skid project cost you?
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Unread 06-07-2013, 09:56 AM   #621
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How much did this skid project cost you?
$70 ish
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Unread 06-07-2013, 10:13 AM   #622
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I got a 6'x3' stainless steel table from KFC. I'm gonna try to do the skids with the material.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 12:02 PM   #623
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Did you order that UHMV sheet locally or online? I am going to see if I can get it cheap through my vendor but $50 sounds pretty reasonable.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 12:13 PM   #624
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I got a 6'x3' stainless steel table from KFC. I'm gonna try to do the skids with the material.
Just make sure bracing is strong enough and the material is thick enough to survive
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Unread 06-07-2013, 12:14 PM   #625
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Did you order that UHMV sheet locally or online? I am going to see if I can get it cheap through my vendor but $50 sounds pretty reasonable.
Ordered from mcmastercarr online. Took like a day to get here
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Unread 06-07-2013, 12:45 PM   #626
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Thanks.

It's done for now. I'm out if time since I'm going wheeling this weekend.

But all the 1/4" mounting brackets are welded on and the shape is finished. The plate is secure but there are still about 10 more holes to drill and tap but I need to pick up some more countersunk bolts.

and I need to pull it back off and trim some of the aluminum backing plate just to clean it up.

But minus some bolts this is the finished skid. I really like the way the uhmv can smoothly conform to the uneven frame rail
Sweet. That should be nice and slick!
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Unread 06-08-2013, 08:09 PM   #627
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Packed and ready to go wheelin tomorrow.

Alex will not be participating since he does not feel like responding to text!....
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Unread 06-08-2013, 10:09 PM   #628
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Packed and ready to go wheelin tomorrow.

Alex will not be participating since he does not feel like responding to text!....
Hey I responded, just around 4 hours later.
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Unread 06-10-2013, 07:09 AM   #629
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I don't know if a KFC table would be thick enough for a skid...
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Past Jeeps:
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96 ZJ Laredo(April 2011-August 2012) 4.0L - 138k, Cowl Intake, Rancho 9000 Series, 2" Spacers, 31" Baja MT Widetracks - Sold


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Unread 06-10-2013, 09:23 AM   #630
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I don't know if a KFC table would be thick enough for a skid...
Ya, I think you're right. But, as far as what I need them for, it's mostly protection from flying debris. That table is heavy, I'm not too keen on the idea of adding all that weight.
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