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vorra65

Quiet down that skid.............

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Great idea! Have you ran the bike very long with it and how is it holding up? What brand of bed liner stuff is it. I take it is spray on. I used cut up innertube strips along the frame rails and the front and that helped alot also. :banghead:

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About an hr. and it's all good so far. It's Duplicolor, purchased at the NAPA store. I'm pretty sure it's made by Krylon. Yah, I forgot to mention-that when I reinstalled the skid I used that foam backed tape on the frame rails.

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After installing my Utah skid, I noticed alot more vibration/resonance when standing up and over the tank area. I took it off and shot it with about 6 coat's of truck bed liner. It helped knock down the vibration/resonance from the engine area. Pic's-

Scuff up the plate first-

Then lay on a few coat's-

My buddy owns an Ameriguard franchise and I get my skid plate sprayed a couple of times each year. The only difference here is that I have the entire thing sprayed. The inside lasts forever, but the rocks chew up the under side eventually. I'm actually suprised how long it does last though! :banghead:

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I was gonna do the Rhino lining thing also, gave this a shot first. Did spraying the whole skid do a good job with the vibration?

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Did spraying the whole skid do a good job with the vibration?

I was surprised how much it really did. The important thing is to get a good layer between the skid plate and the frame. Coating the skid plate AND using some rubber on the frame when mounting would be your best bet. :banghead:

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I noticed the noise with mine also. I ran a bead of silicone along the frame and let it cure before I installed the skid plate. Its been on for over a year and has never been noisy since.

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