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by janesy86 » Thu Aug 12, 2010 1:55 pm

bartonmd wrote:Or...

Go without factory tow hooks for a month, and have a full strength radiator skid with no cutouts in the edges, once you get the bumper with its own shackle mounts on...


Yea this was more my plan... Just need a couple nuts so I can do so.
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by janesy86 » Sun Aug 22, 2010 9:35 pm

Just bolted up my rad skid... Can't wait to take it offroad and bash on it!

And Mike just so you know it work perfectly with the WAAG grille guard/mounts! I'll post up some pics tomorrow once its nicer/ light out..
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by bartonmd » Sun Aug 22, 2010 9:56 pm

janesy86 wrote:Just bolted up my rad skid... Can't wait to take it offroad and bash on it!

And Mike just so you know it work perfectly with the WAAG grille guard/mounts! I'll post up some pics tomorrow once its nicer/ light out..


Oh crap! I meant to write up some instructions for you!

Sounds like you figured it out, though... drill the hole in the frame and put the funny looking 1/2" bolts up in the frame, pointing down?

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by HARDTRAILZ » Sun Aug 22, 2010 10:08 pm

What funny looking bolts are you shipping? Just ones with a flag off one side like i used or did you do blind bolts or something?
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by janesy86 » Sun Aug 22, 2010 10:38 pm

Haha, yea I figured it out, not very hard. Definitely a tight squeeze getting that bolt in there tho, had to use a piece of string tied to the bolt and pulled it to the hole I drilled.

But overall it was a perfect fit everything lined up great, and really happy the WAAG worked with it w/o modification.

Kyle, the bolts had a flag off to each side kinda, shaped like a boomerang, is the best description I can think of w/o a pic.
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by bartonmd » Mon Aug 23, 2010 7:39 am

Kyle,

You know those extra gussets I ended up with when we did your sliders? Bolt through the hole in the middle, welded on...

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by bartonmd » Mon Aug 23, 2010 7:39 am

janesy86 wrote:Haha, yea I figured it out, not very hard. Definitely a tight squeeze getting that bolt in there tho, had to use a piece of string tied to the bolt and pulled it to the hole I drilled.

But overall it was a perfect fit everything lined up great, and really happy the WAAG worked with it w/o modification.

Kyle, the bolts had a flag off to each side kinda, shaped like a boomerang, is the best description I can think of w/o a pic.


Glad you like it! Thanks!

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by bartonmd » Mon Aug 30, 2010 10:32 am

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by janesy86 » Fri Sep 03, 2010 3:38 pm

Quick pics showing that the radiator skid works with the WAAG grille guard. And I just wanted to show it off!! Thanks Mike! :raspberry:

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Should put it to use this weekend, looking forward to the extra protection and not worry half as much! :flex dirty:
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by Regulator1175 » Fri Sep 03, 2010 4:11 pm

Thats a pretty good looking front end there! :thumleft:
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by DmccartneyFF2TB » Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:35 pm

What was the cost shiped Nick?
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by bartonmd » Wed Oct 13, 2010 11:46 pm

DmccartneyFF2TB wrote:What was the cost shiped Nick?



Rad skids are $260, painted, with hardware...

I've actually got one in stock that I can get to Nick at TECORE, to get to you, for $20 PITA fee (shipping to him was around $50)...

I've got an oil pan skid in stock, as well, for $165 shipped (or $145 to TECORE to Nick)

Let me know ASAP, because I've got to get it done before I leave on Sunday morning, and I may just have to take $10 off of it, and have you rattle can it when you get it... I'm going to be close, as it is...

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by fishsticks » Sat Apr 16, 2011 11:40 pm

Found yet another use for Mike's skids today...


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by bartonmd » Tue Apr 19, 2011 11:32 am

NICE!
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by Rob93 » Wed Apr 20, 2011 12:18 pm

SAS? :poke: jk
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