Show us your Sump and Tie rod guards

gofast

SILVER Star
Joined
Jun 27, 2007
Messages
2,112
Location
Peachland, BC
Visit site
Hi All,

Think on fabbing some sump and tie rod guards. The idea to protect the tie rods is to have a guard similar to those seen on IFS trucks - sort of sloping down to help lift the truck over the obstacles.

The sump guard I'm thinking of is a plate across the frame rails with allowance for the depth of the pan. Anyone done this or have any ideas.

Cheers,

John
 
Joined
Nov 2, 2006
Messages
61
Location
South Carelia, Finland
Website
www.montenegrooffroad.com
Did you mean like this?
IironSika-Etupanssari.jpg

Photo and car by Iironsika
 

gofast

SILVER Star
Joined
Jun 27, 2007
Messages
2,112
Location
Peachland, BC
Visit site
Thats exaclt what I mean. I'm interested in driving rocks etc down but don't want to interfear with the tie rod articulation. Also want to fab a bolt on sump guard too.

Do you know how the orange plate attaches at the rear?
 
Joined
Apr 5, 2005
Messages
285
Location
Victorihhhhhaaa
Visit site
Actually im planning to build one soon as well, Im curious about securing the rear as well, but my thoughts would be to run a support down from the frame at an angle, but far enough forward so as to not interfere with steering & suspension travel.
 

Users who are viewing this thread

Top Bottom