TACO-05-FRONT - RCI Metalworks 2005-2023 Tacoma Front Engine Skid Plate

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TACO-05-FRONT - RCI Metalworks 2005-2023 Tacoma Front Engine Skid Plate


Underbody damage is costly. Protect your investment with RCI skids, the ultimate defense for all on and off-road hazards.

Built with your choice of CNC Laser cut 3/16″ steel or 1/4″ aluminum, this plate is custom fit to protect the front of all 2005 to 2023 Tacomas with premium quality, fit and finish.


  • Protects front two cross-members, low hanging front differential, and oil pan
  • Service openings for easy service and oil changes without removal
  • Reinforced edges between cross-members for maximum strength and rigidity
  • Bolt protector rings surround exposed bolts, shielding against physical damage
  • ALL Tacoma front skid plates now come standard with oil filter access door, an essential feature if you have a 2016 or newer truck, and also maintains compatibility on 2005-2015 models
  • Smooth, flat surface that easily slides over obstacles
  • Black powder coat available for rust resistant, durable and high quality finish
  • Utilizes Center mounting points for maximum strength whether steel or aluminum
  • Designed to accommodate ALL vehicles with OR without differential drop kits, and does so without compromise. 
  • Differential cage provides unsurpassed protection, while allowing skid plate to sit tighter to vehicle than competitors
  • Installs in minutes
  • All hardware and installation instructions provided.
  • Direct bolt on addition to existing factory attachment points, no drilling required

Fitment Notes:

  • *Fits Access cab and Double cab 4×4 models only- does not fit 2wd models. 


  • Material: 3/16” Steel or 1/4” 5052 Aluminum Alloy
  • Weight: Steel- 40lbs.; Aluminum- 20 lbs.
  • Finish: Heavy Duty Black Powder Coat or  Bare Metal
  • Manufacturer: RCI Metalworks

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