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Unread 12-27-2012, 01:40 PM   #226
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Yeah man, it was great! I got the flu last night, ugh, I was going to install my evap skid today! Have a happy new year.

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Unread 12-28-2012, 11:00 AM   #227
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Feeling much better today, got the skid installed!
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Unread 12-29-2012, 10:26 AM   #228
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Just a pre-game pic. Calling for a few more inches.
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Unread 12-30-2012, 08:46 AM   #229
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Wow! Look at all that snow! Did you do any powdered donuts?
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Unread 12-30-2012, 02:27 PM   #230
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Feeling much better today, got he skid installed!
Nice, I have one also. Gives me complete piece of mind about that evap canister.
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Unread 12-30-2012, 04:30 PM   #231
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Wow! Look at all that snow! Did you do any powdered donuts?
Prob wouldn't work with this much tread. Just snow, not ice
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Unread 12-30-2012, 04:31 PM   #232
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Nice, I have one also. Gives me complete piece of mind about that evap canister.
Also, it helps get your weight up!
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Unread 12-30-2012, 04:41 PM   #233
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Also, it helps get your weight up!
That is not a desired outcome

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Unread 12-30-2012, 05:03 PM   #234
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That is not a desired outcome

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Unread 12-31-2012, 03:11 PM   #235
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Lower weight = more stable. Less chance of rollovers etc...

Although I don't think 20lbs worth of skid plate would affect much.
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Unread 12-31-2012, 03:22 PM   #236
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Lower weight = more stable. Less chance of rollovers etc...

Although I don't think 20lbs worth of skid plate would affect much.
It's more than 20lbs, easily.

Just opened all of my boxes for my suspension. Everything is accounted for, except for the windshield decal. Not a concern though.
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Unread 01-02-2013, 08:22 AM   #237
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Unread 01-02-2013, 10:17 AM   #238
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Lower weight = more stable. Less chance of rollovers etc...

Although I don't think 20lbs worth of skid plate would affect much.
Weight = ****ty performance, poor braking, more parts stress, faster tire wear, higher fuel consumption, less traction, poor handling

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Unread 01-02-2013, 11:54 AM   #239
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Weight = ****ty performance, poor braking, more parts stress, faster tire wear, higher fuel consumption, less traction, poor handling

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All true, and it adds up fast! Currenty, I'm not planning to add more weight in the skid department.
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Unread 01-02-2013, 11:57 AM   #240
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**** it! Add as much steel as you can...or at least that is what I am doing. Who cares about....
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