It is not very hard to re-enforce it via Dick Fosters write up in the mods section. Might not be a bad idea to hang on to it and do the modifaction and keep it as a spare, unless you added a Pro Comp lift or some other drop bracket lift.
bump for ya, so someone else can see this and take this idea and use it with your skid.
I have three end caps (both driver side and front passenger side) factory running board end caps off of a 1995 4Runner. They should fit 1990-1995 four door 4Runners. Additionally, I have the plastic cover (what you would actually step on) for the running boards on both sides. If you need pics...
Got a message from Wet Okole that they have a special offer right now. $25 off per row of seat covers ordered.
Offer expires on Dec 11, 2016 at 11:59pm.
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