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#6405548 - 08/12/16 02:52 PM After market skid plate for Tundra?,,,,,, any suggestions
deewayne2003 Offline


Registered: 03/19/09
Posts: 4190
I have a 2008 Toyota Tundra SR5 4x4 that is in need of a new skid plate - the stock one was damaged on a recent trip to my place and they were unable to re-attach it at the last oil change.

I was surprised at how thin the metal was on the skid plate and the dealership wants $400ish for a new one.... Anybody been through this before or have recommendations on where I could find a good solid aftermarket replacement?

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#6405679 - 08/12/16 03:53 PM Re: After market skid plate for Tundra?,,,,,, any suggestions [Re: deewayne2003]
gtrich94 Offline
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Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 618
Loc: Houston, TX
I just went through the same thing with my 2013 Tundra and bought one from Budbuilt. I haven't had a chance to install it yet, but the thing is much thicker and heavier than the factory one I demolished last year. I bought the two piece, front and mid engine combo for $349 and after tax and shipping, it came out to be right around $400. They don't list it on their site, but if you skip the power coating, the color is actually stainless steel. All the pictures on their site have red plates and I wasn't sure what color I was going to get until I opened the box. I placed the order on July 18th and it was delivered on the 30th. So about two weeks to fabricate and ship. I thought about getting another one of the factory guys, but when the dealership told me it would be $350 plus tax, I figured I might as well buy something better.
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Rich

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#6405695 - 08/12/16 04:02 PM Re: After market skid plate for Tundra?,,,,,, any suggestions [Re: deewayne2003]
gtrich94 Offline
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Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 618
Loc: Houston, TX
here are some pics

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Rich

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#6410047 - 08/15/16 09:22 PM Re: After market skid plate for Tundra?,,,,,, any suggestions [Re: deewayne2003]
deewayne2003 Offline


Registered: 03/19/09
Posts: 4190
Thanks that sound just like what I'm looking for..... did the mounting bolts come with it?

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#6413042 - 08/17/16 05:29 PM Re: After market skid plate for Tundra?,,,,,, any suggestions [Re: deewayne2003]
tx501 Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 03/05/13
Posts: 158
Loc: Austin
Ebay motors has some used factory skidplates at a discount, aftermarket plates and also the mounting bolts.

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