front diff skid?

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The new Metalcloack front diff cover/skid now has the skid going back to diff and requires drilling the diff "wings". I was surprised when my arrived.

I'm not sure I want to drill the diff/axle housing with my Jeep still under warranty.

Has anyone else done this drilling?

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I can't answer the immediate question since I have the first version that doesn't extend to the rear.

I don't mean this in a facetious manner, but when you ordered, did you not notice where the 2 bolts are secured to the wings in the pictures?

If you really don't want to drill 2 holes, you may want to consider reaching out to Matson & explain your surprise/discomfort & arrange to return. I can't say for certain , but he might understand.
 

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The new Metalcloack front diff cover/skid now has the skid going back to diff and requires drilling the diff "wings". I was surprised when my arrived.

I'm not sure I want to drill the diff/axle housing with my Jeep still under warranty.

Has anyone else done this drilling?

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We did make an update as you can see to make it stronger and hold up better when you have to back up so you can't catch the lip. Feel free to give me a call.
 

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Reviving as I just noticed the redesign.
I specifically mentioned in another thread about the old design and backing up over obstacles.
I am glad you have updated it though.
For those of us with the old design, can we upgrade to the new design without having to purchase the cover again?
 

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Reviving as I just noticed the redesign.
I specifically mentioned in another thread about the old design and backing up over obstacles.
I am glad you have updated it though.
For those of us with the old design, can we upgrade to the new design without having to purchase the cover again?
Thank you. We do have the lower skid available and I want to say it is about $60. Give us a call and we can get an order for one going.
 

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