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Unread 01-05-2007, 09:35 AM   #1
Woodyhfd
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06 OEM Gas tank skid plate on 97?

Can anybody tell me if I can bolt a factory 06 gas tank skid plate on my early (3/06) 97 SE?

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Unread 01-05-2007, 08:06 PM   #2
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Also, is it true that the design of the gas tank changed a couple of years ago?

Most of the aftermarket skids are offered as "97-06" so am I right to assume that the factory one will bolt up?
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Unread 01-05-2007, 10:08 PM   #3
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yes they changed the skid plate design in 03, they protect more of the gas tank than earlier ones

it should bolt right up ( i think even the 15 vs 19 gal skid work)
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