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Old 11-16-2010, 08:35 PM
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On my 2010 RAM 1500 I installed the front axle skid plate part 52022048AH from mopar-wholesale.com. To mount it requires 4 - M8x1.25x30mm bolts that I bought from from Autozone. The skid plate cost $30 and shipping was $10, which is a cheap alternative to the factory kit part 82210014 that consist of the same skid plate with 4 self tapping M8x1.25x30 bolts for around $99.

The front skid plate is also used for the tranfer case too but you'll need to buy a frame crossmember to fasten the back of the skid plate. The part number for the transfer case kit is 82210021 and it's around $115. I'm not sure about the part number for the crossmember but it cost $38 and you'll need 8 - M8x1.25x30 bolts.

BTW - The skid plate is the same one used on the 2006+ RAMS.
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You should of checked with our vendor "Mopar Online Parts" . They too have part# 52022048AH for $30.00 .
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That's good to know thanks.
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Some pics of the front axle skid plate.


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nice pic, been thinking about adding skid plates
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Good info and nice pics!
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Thanks and nice pics. Those may be in my future.
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Today the project was completed when I installed the transfer case skid plate. The parts needed are skid plate #52022048-AH (same part as the front axle) cost $29.74 a cross member to support it back of the plate #52022046-AE cost was $37.13 with shipping it totaled $79.82. It will take 8 - M8x1.25x30mm bolts 65092333AA to fasten it all together and it was too difficult a task either.



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Dude that bottom is too clean! Do you even drive that thing?

I hadn't seen the underside of the new body. It looks a little hard to service the front pumpkin. Pretty tight squeeze. Good idea on the plates though if you ever plan on taking it off-road.
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It's just a baby with only 7,300 miles on it. When I bought it 3 months ago it had 4 miles. I have changed the oil twice so far and it's not too bad to do. The front axle will probably be a bear to change (I'll probably just suck it out of the fill plug).
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