Front Skid Plate

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I removed my Air Dam last night and I noticed there is no protection from loose rocks on the road under my truck. The engine is completely unprotected!!!!

Does anyone have a part number or suggestion for a basic cheap skid to protect my engine? Check out the image of it wide open.
 

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There’s a lot of choices out there . If you’re planning to go off roading you’ll want steel , if you’ll never be off roading you can get away with just a plastic cover for cheap .
 

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There’s a lot of choices out there . If you’re planning to go off roading you’ll want steel , if you’ll never be off roading you can get away with just a plastic cover for cheap .
The interesting thing is, I looked up an under body video of a rebel and it is just as open as my Big Horn. So odd the best Off Road Ram has to offer still doesn't have engine protection underneath. I am unsure if they even sell a factory plastic cover for these.

What do others with the ORP look like?
 

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Yeah I'm not impressed with the Rebel skid plate. My Pro4X skid plate on my Titan (off-road trim) went from the bumper to the trans plate. My entire engine was completely protected. I think Desert Dawg may have had a steel one fabricated.
 

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Wrong person. It was Boyter.

 

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The interesting thing is, I looked up an under body video of a rebel and it is just as open as my Big Horn. So odd the best Off Road Ram has to offer still doesn't have engine protection underneath. I am unsure if they even sell a factory plastic cover for these.

What do others with the ORP look like?
I can grab a photo under my 20 laramie orp tomorrow
 

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Just installed my skid plate today, it covers the transmission area. It’s about 350 and it’s really beefy

Check the website out a few guys on here have it on too
 

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That Dethloff skid plate is nice, but it's not what we're after. We're looking for something coming back from the front bumper that protects the engine bay. If I lift the front end of the truck I can sit up underneath the truck between the radiator and "skid plate" on my Rebel.
 

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If I lift the front end of the truck I can sit up underneath the truck between the radiator and "skid plate" on my Rebel.
With the air suspension, that's a great spot to sit and have easy access to the oil filter! But it doesn't exactly provide splash protection for the front of the engine.
 

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With the air suspension, that's a great spot to sit and have easy access to the oil filter! But it doesn't exactly provide splash protection for the front of the engine.
Exactly. It was really nice when I was fighting the filter for my first change, but I'd really like some protection there.
 

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The interesting thing is, I looked up an under body video of a rebel and it is just as open as my Big Horn. So odd the best Off Road Ram has to offer still doesn't have engine protection underneath. I am unsure if they even sell a factory plastic cover for these.

What do others with the ORP look like?
there is nothing on my Off Road, presumably the same as the rebel and big horn
 
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