ROUGH COUNTRY ENGINE, TRANSFER CASE AND GAS TANK SKID PLATE SYSTEM

Priherd

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Looking to install the Rough Country Skip plate system on my 2020 JLUR. Does anyone here have this system? Any issues, Pros and cons? It's steel, weighs 157 LBS. Cost $799 The Rock Hard Aluminium system cost $1784 and weighs 180lbs, The steel Metalcloak Undercloak system cost $1199 no weight given.





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Looking to install the Rough Country Skip plate system on my 2020 JLUR. Does anyone here have this system? Any issues, Pros and cons? It's steel, weighs 157 LBS. Cost $799 The Rock Hard Aluminium system cost $1784 and weighs 180lbs, The steel Metalcloak Undercloak system cost $1199 no weight given.
Don't have the RC plates, but I've got the MetalCloak armor system, very nice and well designed. But f&r bumpers are Rock hard and in my opinion they are the best designed bumpers for oem fog light, camera, & license plate mounting. Both companies are very top notch in my mind, designed very well. If I were to do it again I'd stay with steel on armor and rear bumper and go aluminum on the front.

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I installed the RC engine, transmission and transfer case skid plates today. I didn’t order gas tank plate. The gas tank has plenty of armor on it. It is well built, but pretty heavy.
 

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Added Rough Country oil pan/transmission + transfer case skid system. Really like how the bolts are recessed and it provides a flat profile for sliding. Wanted extra protection especially considering the 6 speed doesn't come with a front crossmember like the automatics. Lost less than a 1/2" of clearance at the transfer case...not bad at all.
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I have a 2-door, so options are a tad limited.

I bought the Rock Hard 4x4 belly armor. Totally happy with the level of protection, very unhappy with the fit (and parts mixup complications). For a top dollar setup, it sure didnt fit like top-dollar.
 

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Considering this as an option. Mostly because of price. Not a huge RC fan but this and Evo are the only options I can find for just the engine and coolant lines. Biggest fear is the powder coat holding up and not becoming a rusty mess.
 

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Considering this as an option. Mostly because of price. Not a huge RC fan but this and Evo are the only options I can find for just the engine and coolant lines. Biggest fear is the powder coat holding up and not becoming a rusty mess.
Just wash it and paint it regularly when it get scratched. I do it after every off road trip.
 

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Considering this as an option. Mostly because of price. Not a huge RC fan but this and Evo are the only options I can find for just the engine and coolant lines. Biggest fear is the powder coat holding up and not becoming a rusty mess.

Just move to AZ and your rust problems are over.
 

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Just wash it and paint it regularly when it get scratched. I do it after every off road trip.
YOU have too much time on your hands! (grin) Don't you have any golf to play or hobbies to attend to??
 

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Installed the engine and transfer case skid today. Those brackets at the engine mounts are a pain in the ass. The passenger side bracket sucked the most. Like others, I skipped the gas tank skid as I think that’s already in decent shape. I also measured about a half inch of ground clearance loss. Not bad.
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Considering this as an option. Mostly because of price. Not a huge RC fan but this and Evo are the only options I can find for just the engine and coolant lines. Biggest fear is the powder coat holding up and not becoming a rusty mess.
It takes less than 5 minutes to hose it off and touch it up with black spray paint.. :beer:
 

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