Do they make a gas tank skid that doesn't require any modifications?

They make a reasonable aftermarket gas Tank skid? One that’s just bolt on no modifications required. I banged mine a bit. Stupid rock.
My suggestion would be to look at a skid that raises the tank the 1” with a 1” body lift.They make a spacer kit to drop it down without the body lift. Then if you decide to go with the body lift you don’t have to rebuy the skid to raise the tank just pull the spacers out and the tank is up 1”.
 
That's a different story. I'm sure that when finished it will have a purpose in life, kind of like my 68 Torino.
But, would you take out a second mortgage on your house to install built dana 40/60 axles in a grocery getter?
buy, no way.........build, maybe, if thats your interest, do your thing.

if a guy that could market more stuff than RonCo tells you you don't need it, you might not.
 
Make sure you include the 50 times I've told folks that they don't need the Savvy skid and instead should use the later OEM skid because they don't wheel hard enough to use anything more.

I'll include myself in the guilty list too.
 
And, out of the 50 times you've told people they don't need something, how many have listened? There are a lot of guys I know that have their rigs so overbuilt it's not funny. What I mean by overbuilt is, they have body armor, flat skids, expensive ass bumpers and a 10k winch, but never even go offroad. I ask "why" and the typical response is.... "it looks cool."
If I don't need it, I don't buy it.
We see this going on all the time. I got like 15 jeeps following me wheeling the 2nd. People like to make their jeep cool looking so they can show it off at the jamborees and parades. I filter out those when I’m getting blown up to take them out. I use the the sh|t out of mine. I ordered a saavy and I’m waiting. May be a little over kill but it’s insurance for me. The newer model tj formed oem skid ya prob be fine. My jeep I don’t care if it’s puke green. I’m all function, low tight and light. Period. I do agree with @mrblaine 100%
 
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Not an off day at all. A 1/2" body lift is dumb and the only reason it exists is to raise a skid design above stock. A proper body lift of 1" or 1 1/4" allows you to do lots of good things that create more clearance under the rig without doing anything but hurting some folk's feelings.
Ah, I get what you were saying now. I'd still question the statement that 1/2" is useless. I had originally ordered the 1/2" lift for mine because it worked with their gas tank and belly-up skid to get the minimum amount clearance without worrying about a motor mount lift or transfer case shifter issues. At the time I ordered it I didn't have the budget for the extra stuff and was trying to run the skids as inexpensively as possible so the 1/2" lift made sense to me. (Since then I've learned more about up-travel and tire to body clearance and I managed to get the extra things to make the 1" body lift work and Jeff let me exchange my (unopened) 1/2" lift)

From what I had read you need the motor mount lift and transfer case cable to run the 1" body lift, if that's the case we're now talking about spending $250-$350 just to run the body lift turning it into more than just a simple mod or am I misunderstanding this?

Not trying to argue, just asking if you've looked at it from this perspective.
 
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From what I had read you need the motor mount lift and transfer case cable to run the 1" body lift
not really. move the fan shroud and get a linkage adapter plate ( but the cable is a worthy investment IMO)
 
Jerry, What is that blue bracket attached to your diff cover?
That's a Tri-County Gear track bar brace, I really liked its design. Their website I used to order mine from is down so try calling them if you want one. I don't know if they're still in business or not, post up if you call them and they answer.

1143 W. 2ND STREET
Pomona CA 91766
Phone:909-623-3373
 
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That's a Tri-County Gear track bar brace, I really liked its design. Their website I used to order mine from is down so try calling them if you want one. I don't know if they're still in business or not, post up if you call them and they answer.

1143 W. 2ND STREET
Pomona CA 91766
Phone:909-623-3373
Jason is still there, I just sold him a brake kit the other day.
 
That's a Tri-County Gear track bar brace, I really liked its design. Their website I used to order mine from is down so try calling them if you want one. I don't know if they're still in business or not, post up if you call them and they answer.

1143 W. 2ND STREET
Pomona CA 91766
Phone:909-623-3373
I don't have a track bar or bracket back there. I was just curious. I actually looked like a mini pan hard bar and bracket.