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What skids do you have for the tranny and oil pans? The ones from the very beginning of this thread.



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What skids do you have for the tranny and oil pans? The ones from the very beginning of this thread.
It's the M.O.R.E. oil/trans skid. I have to warn you though, I let the dealership change my oil the first two times (because we get 4 free oil changes) and they got oil all on the inside/top of the skid. This leads me to believe the oil drain hole is not aligned correctly. I will not be taking my Jeep to the dealership for the last 2 free oil changes. They let it happen again the second time after I warned them. I complained and they cleaned up the oil. They said they cleaned the top of my skid without removing or loosening the bolts. A few days later I noticed two bolts were only halfway screwed in so I say BS! They totally messed with it to clean up the oil.
 

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It's the M.O.R.E. oil/trans skid. I have to warn you though, I let the dealership change my oil the first two times (because we get 4 free oil changes) and they got oil all on the inside/top of the skid. This leads me to believe the oil drain hole is not aligned correctly. I will not be taking my Jeep to the dealership for the last 2 free oil changes. They let it happen again the second time after I warned them. I complained and they cleaned up the oil. They said they cleaned the top of my skid without removing or loosening the bolts. A few days later I noticed two bolts were only halfway screwed in so I say BS! They totally messed with it to clean up the oil.
Why am I not surprised. How much was the skid?
 
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Cool thanks for the info. I was between MORE and Skid Row for my LJ and went with Skid Row. He is in the process of getting his JL skids out so I was wondering what MORE was charging.
 
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Cool thanks for the info. I was between MORE and Skid Row for my LJ and went with Skid Row. He is in the process of getting his JL skids out so I was wondering what MORE was charging.
You're welcome! I never heard of Skid Row (except for the metal hair band, LOL). I'll have to check them out.
 

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LOL, yeah Skid Row Offroad. The tranny/oil plate for my LJ weighs like 48lbs. I've never seen such thick steel!
 

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I removed the Mopar lift because I wanted to go bigger. I installed the 3.5 inch MetalCloak Game Changer lift with Rocksport shocks. It turned out awesome!

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How much actual lift did this give you over the Mopar lift? Jeep is looking bada$$ :rock:
 
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How much actual lift did this give you over the Mopar lift? Jeep is looking bada$$ :rock:
Thanks! I believe when we measured it, it was about 1.5 inches taller than the Mopar lift. Maybe a tiny bit less than 1.5 inches.
 

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Hey, thanks! Yeah it's a great lift! My tires stick out about 1.5 inches. It's due to my wheels though. They have a 4.5 backspacing and -12 offset. You can find wheels that won't stick out much. Give Quadratec or Northridge 4x4 a call and they can tell you which wheels to buy. Both of them offer discounts too. PM me if you need their discount codes/information.
 

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Hey, thanks! Yeah it's a great lift! My tires stick out about 1.5 inches. It's due to my wheels though. They have a 4.5 backspacing and -12 offset. You can find wheels that won't stick out much. Give Quadratec or Northridge 4x4 a call and they can tell you which wheels to buy. Both of them offer discounts too. PM me if you need their discount codes/information.
Hi, wanted to know if I could get the discount code for North Ridge and or Quadratec, thanks.
 
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Hi, wanted to know if I could get the discount code for North Ridge and or Quadratec, thanks.
Of course! Northridge, place you’re order online and use discount code “litebrite” for at least 10% off. With Quadratec, call in your order, tell them you’re a forum member and receive 10% off and free upgraded UPS ground shipping! PM me if you have any issues!
 

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Hi, wanted to know if I could get the discount code for North Ridge and or Quadratec, thanks.
Northridge is "jlwranglerforums" and it will get you up to 20% off. You can use litebrite but it's the same discount as the forum one.
Also I have had VERY good results with calling Extremeterrain and straight up asking them can they hook me up. 99% of the time they have taken care of me.
 

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Of course! Northridge, place you’re order online and use discount code “litebrite” for at least 10% off. With Quadratec, call in your order, tell them you’re a forum member and receive 10% off and free upgraded UPS ground shipping! PM me if you have any issues!
Awesome, thank you!
 

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