Mine has the skid plate and mine is aligned with one of the access holes. Quite convinent actually! And the little flter drain lip keeps the oil from dumping onto the frame cross member.. Actually easier than my 4.0 6cyl because its all done from the bottom. I do wish it had a larger filter.
05 Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7 Hemi 265/65/17 Revos, K&N
HEMI CLUB MEMBER #10
1998 ZJ Special Edition 2wd- Traded
1991 XJ 2.8 2wd Sold