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#5762731 - 05/27/15 09:10 PM F150 skid plate
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gentlemen, I need a replacement recommend for replacing a factory plastic plate that came off my truck at the lease Sunday going through a mud hole. Don't really want to spend 1K unless I have to or it comes with a brush guard or something...Thanks.
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#5763389 - 05/28/15 11:50 AM Re: F150 skid plate [Re: Stratgolfer]
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You talking about the big cover on the bottom that covers the oil filter pan etc. on the newer models?

I think a lot of people have left them off with no ill effects. I know I see a few trucks every week that have it hanging off dragging the ground... just don't know how people don't hear that.
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#5763411 - 05/28/15 12:02 PM Re: F150 skid plate [Re: Stratgolfer]
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#5763471 - 05/28/15 01:02 PM Re: F150 skid plate [Re: Stratgolfer]
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You talking about a metal skid plate under the engine? Or the plastic wind deflector that hangs below the bumper?
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#5763571 - 05/28/15 01:58 PM Re: F150 skid plate [Re: Stratgolfer]
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If you're talking about that flimsy plastic piece that is held on by 1/4 turn flaps then just leave it off.
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#5763905 - 05/28/15 06:10 PM Re: F150 skid plate [Re: Stratgolfer]
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Yeah it was that flimsy plastic piece. it came off over the weekend going through a mud hole at the lease. Red it made a bunch of noise, thought I had flibbered up my 4X4.
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#5764128 - 05/28/15 08:28 PM Re: F150 skid plate [Re: Stratgolfer]
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#5764473 - 05/29/15 08:34 AM Re: F150 skid plate [Re: BubRay]
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Originally Posted By: BubRay


On a pickup I don't think I would replace it. The one on my wifes escape is a PITA! but I leave it on because there are some low riding bets under there, wouldn't take much to get up in there.
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#5832109 - 07/14/15 05:38 PM Re: F150 skid plate [Re: BubRay]
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Originally Posted By: BubRay


This is the place to get real skid plates, not just the plastic air dam the factory put on. They make quality stuff.
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