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nope we have 12-bolts holding on the cover.
 

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Still waiting on Blue Torch Fab to get my cover done- but when it is they will have the plans on file.
SHOULD be back in a couple weeks (there is a holdup with the laser cutter)....
 

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will it have the clips on the cover for the brake line?
 

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Not sure, but not worried either. I'll either make a little bracket that can bolt on or just reroute the line.
We'll see....
 

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Offroad said:
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^^^^ That means that it will be four to six months away.... but it will be bad ass!
X2. Where it reads weeks it should read months :geek:
That's the funny thing. It won't be available by the end of the year... but we would ALL probably put money down on one sight unseen if we could.
I like to throw around the old Heinz 57 catchphrase whenever I'm talking to someone about Shrockworks products; "Good things come to those who wait."
 

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Forgot to update everyone on the AC diff protection. The redesign works a treat. A good 2" or more clearance now around the gas tank / gas tank skid - which the original design rubbed on. Scraped it over a rock last weekend out in Sedona. Just about the only Diff armor available right now and after I had the leaky diff previously from scraping it, I was gonna hop on the band wagon of whoever got armor out there first. Shame Jim wasn't first to have his on the market, maybe I'll upgrade once he does - but for now I'm happy my Diff is protected.
 

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Funny thing about the AC cover, it works great...BUT it does have a drawback that I found out this weekend wheeling. If you are trying to hit up something that you end up not making, and have to back down for a second try the skid plate can shovel up anything it scrapped on or even worse you risk really ripping down on it if it hooks on something.

I found this out with some deep snow...go forward it didn't have problems but I had to back down one point and stopped for a bit, and the skid plate had basically shoveled up and kept snow sitting on diff itself.
 

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A friend of mine's cooking up something for my rear diff armor, same as the sliders.. :blob6:
In the meantime, http://purplecranium.com/ make some tough chit, and may even have what we need..

From their FAQ-
Q-It doesn't look like you manufacture a Rock Crusher for my axle, what are my options?
A-We manufacture more Spider Rock Guards than Rock Crushers, do we manufacture a Spider Rock Guard for your application? If not you are still in luck, we can manufacture a Rock Crusher cover complete with integrated drain plug, dip stick, internal magnets, powder coated inside and out and all NMSS fasteners for $199.99.
 

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Erick said:
Funny thing about the AC cover, it works great...BUT it does have a drawback that I found out this weekend wheeling. If you are trying to hit up something that you end up not making, and have to back down for a second try the skid plate can shovel up anything it scrapped on or even worse you risk really ripping down on it if it hooks on something.

I found this out with some deep snow...go forward it didn't have problems but I had to back down one point and stopped for a bit, and the skid plate had basically shoveled up and kept snow sitting on diff itself.
Erick,
My problem is I cannot get the skid plate bolts to stay tight. I was at the end of the thread on the part that loops over the diff and it was still rattling like crazy. I got so pissed off at the end of the day I took it off in the snow.
 

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Wow - my original version rattled like hell - while is was hitting the factory skid and gas tank! lol.

Since installing the new version I've had no such rattling problems, or problems tightening the bolts.
 

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Well I haven't had any issues with it staying tight, but when rolling down a steep hill backwards due to an unsuccessful attempt you could risk some serious damage. Only saw it happen with snow, but that was annoying enough. Still, it's better then nothing and I would rather have it on then not.
 

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It sounds like the AC skid needs another mod. The rear extended and turned up. This would stop the shovel effect. It could also be extended enough to protect the cover/ring gear. Stopping just short of the fill plug or a hole for the plug.
 

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O man, you know I am a fan, it is so sweet! That was some good thinking, the clarence, the brake line tabs still there, no drain, SS bolts, and that famous "S" Can't wait, That's like on the top for protection now, It was most likely spot to leave you on the trail, even a sissy trail. MC
 
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