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Ricochet Front LCA Skids

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Although they’re new to FJ Cruisers, Ricochet Off Road Armor has been producing skid plates for dirt bikes & ATV’s for over 30 years. During the Toytec / FJC Magazine Fun Run in June, one FJ Cruiser managed to get a rock wedged in the open space in front of the front lower control arm (LCA) and had to be jacked & yanked off the obstacle. That’s when we first thought of adding a little protection to our LCA’s.

After reviewing all the top vendor websites, we found very few options for a front LCA skid that was lightweight and provided great protection. That’s where Ricochet comes in. Just a couple of months ago they released their front LCA aluminum guards. They’re very lightweight, super easy to install, and fit perfectly. At only $129, they’re a great way to protect one of the most vulnerable areas on your FJ. For all the install pics, click the Install tab above.

We’ll be testing them out in the coming months, so look for a long term review in 2010. For now, we’re happy to have this added protection.

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Ricochet Front LCA Skids for FJ Cruiser

An LCA skid before installation

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Insert the bolt & washers as shown

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Insert the bolts & washers up through the factory holes in the control arm & slip the nut on.
Leave them loose until all bolts are in, then tighten.

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Installed & ready to go!

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