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Rear Differential Skid for Tundra - Would you be interested?

Discussion in 'RCI Off Road' started by csuviper, May 19, 2017.

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Would you be interested if this was offered by RCI?

  1. Yes

    84.9%
  2. Maybe

    11.3%
  3. No

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  1. May 19, 2017 at 7:40 AM
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    csuviper

    csuviper [OP] Moderator Staff Member

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    I have been talking with @RCIoffroad about the possibility of adding a rear differential skid for the 2007+ Tundra to their line up. They want to know what interest is out there for this before they make the investment of measure-up, prototyping and building the jig.
    They currently have rear diff skids for:
    • 05-15 Tacoma
    • 2016+ Tacoma
    • 07-14 FJ Cruiser
    • 03-09 4Runner
    • 10-17 4Runner

    Why stop there. The rear differential is the lowest hanging part on your that can easily take on damage. Having one of these would give me the peace of mind that i wont damage the rear diff. The current pricing on their Tacoma, FJ and 4Runner skids is $295. Not sure if this would be the same or not but figure around this price for the Tundra skid.

    KEY FEATURES
    • Protects the low hanging rear differential
    • Clamps directly to axle housing for an easy no drill install
    • Hugs differential tightly, within 1/4" for minimal loss in ground clearance.
    • Black powder coated for rust resistant, durable and high quality finish
    • Design incorporates drain holes for water and dirt to escape, as well as allow full access to the differential drain plug
    • Installs in minutes
    • All hardware and installation instructions provided
    • Direct bolt on addition to existing factory attachment points, no drilling required
    *Extra powder coat options available upon request, additional fees apply

    PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
    • Material: 3/16” Steel
    • Weight: Steel 18lbs
    • Finish: Heavy Duty Black Powder Coat


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    If this moves forward i would be glad to offer up my truck for measure-up and fitment.
     
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  2. May 19, 2017 at 7:45 AM
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    16tunterd

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    I'm interested. Would it work with the sway bar?
     
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  3. May 19, 2017 at 7:46 AM
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    COMiamiFan

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    I would love one. $$ keeps holding me back on everything on my list :(
    But if available I would totally get one. Transfer case skid is on my list right now.
     
  4. May 19, 2017 at 7:48 AM
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    Krezz

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    I like the idea of this and anything that is an easy to install job.
    How low profile is this? Does it sit up right against the diff?

    The pictures look pretty good but just though to ask.
     
  5. May 19, 2017 at 7:50 AM
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    csuviper

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    According to their key features on the website for their other skids it says "Hugs differential tightly, within 1/4" for minimal loss in ground clearance."
    This is really nothing at all so it is very tight up to it.
     
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  6. May 19, 2017 at 7:51 AM
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    csuviper

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    As it is not designed yet i don't think this can be answered.
     
  7. May 19, 2017 at 8:01 AM
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    osidepunker

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    I want one. 100%. and I will actually put it through its paces so you'll get real world feedback.

    I have friends that I am sure would interested as well.
     
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  8. May 19, 2017 at 8:03 AM
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    One available for the Tundra would also make it easier for me to than purchase one for the wife's 4Runner, as bundling services is always key for me.
     
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  9. May 19, 2017 at 8:41 AM
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    joonbug

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    Definitely
     
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  10. May 19, 2017 at 8:43 AM
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    put a vote in!
     
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  11. May 19, 2017 at 8:45 AM
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    I did. Before you did! :curls:
     
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  12. May 19, 2017 at 8:47 AM
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    haha! so you did!
     
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  13. May 19, 2017 at 8:48 AM
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    Spolar

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    Very much interested. Novice off roaders like myself need all the insurance possible :thumbsup:
     
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  14. May 19, 2017 at 8:49 AM
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    I would. Not sure a Tundra really needs them, but lower control arm skids would be neat to have also.
     
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  15. May 19, 2017 at 8:50 AM
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    n2deep

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    That is about the only thing on my truck without a skid.
     
  16. May 19, 2017 at 8:51 AM
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    osidepunker

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    It actually doesn't really need them for slow speed crawling. I have dragged my diff plenty of times without problems. Even with the full weight of the rear end. But if you are going fast and hit a rock you weren't paying attention to a skid would certainly help.
     
  17. May 19, 2017 at 8:51 AM
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    osidepunker

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    What kind of answer is that! you want one or not???
     
  18. May 19, 2017 at 8:52 AM
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    I voted you ass munch - get back to work
     
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  19. May 19, 2017 at 8:55 AM
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    osidepunker

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    I'm getting off in 30 minutes Dwad, dont be jelly
     
  20. May 19, 2017 at 8:59 AM
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  21. May 19, 2017 at 9:01 AM
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    Sorry, that came out wrong, I need the diff skid. I want, but don't need a arm skids, they would just look nice.
     
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  22. May 19, 2017 at 9:04 AM
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    Nope - I have no desire to get up as early as Oside does nor go to bed as early as my grandma.
     
  23. May 19, 2017 at 9:06 AM
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    I'm in.
     
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  24. May 19, 2017 at 9:09 AM
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    I knew there would be alot of interest in these. Hoping that they move this up on their list of things to make.
     
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  25. May 19, 2017 at 9:10 AM
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    matluth REALLY??

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    The cool thing is no shipping for us local CO boys.
     
  26. May 19, 2017 at 9:20 AM
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    I would get one too.
     
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  27. May 19, 2017 at 9:20 AM
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  28. May 19, 2017 at 9:22 AM
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    If your dead set on getting one if they are made and the price is the same or close to what the others then mark a yes.
    If you are interested in possibly getting one but may decide not to then mark a maybe.
     
  29. May 19, 2017 at 9:23 AM
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    you dont even offroad smh
     
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  30. May 19, 2017 at 9:24 AM
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    Yeah. Never mind. I don't need one. Hahaha.
     
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