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While out riding this morning, I ran over a stinkin tree that was chewed off by a beaver :mad:. Tore up my skid plate, dented the fuel tank, and bent the outer tube frame under the gas tank. I will get some pics posted later today of the damage done. Since I have not taken my RZR in for the fuel tank recall, I hope mine is recalled so I get a new tank.
 

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Man, that's the pits....sounds like time for a full skidplate underneath....
 

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Well, I got it back together. I spent the afternoon and got it repaired. I used a porta power, and straightened the tube. I then blew compressed air into the fuel tank, and that popped back out. I took out my plastic welder and repaired the skid plate, almost like new again. Here are some pics of the damage.



 

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Here are some pics of it back together.



 

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Wow nice repair, I'll keep you in mind should I do that..
 

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Sounds to me like you need to kill a beaver. :tickedoff: :tickedoff:
 

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The first day I took my RZR in the woods I smacked the skid and realized immediately it was worthless.

With your skills you need to look in my thread about the UHMW skid I made "Advanced Fabrication" Forum.

That will never happen to mine now!
 

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Sometimes mother nature has a cruel way of reminding us to tread lightly. Glad to see you overcame mother nature,, this time!!!!!
 

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I did the same thing with my full size ranger, I pushed the skid up into the flor board, had to remove it it get it straightened back out.
 

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I just put a full underbody kit on my RZR, and I still have the plastic skid plate(used one time). I don't know if you want to put another plastic one on your RZR but I'll sell my old one for $75.($131.24 new) plus freight. I was going to keep it as a backup just to be safe.
 

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Thanks for the offer, but I will be building my own from UHMW 3/8" plastic. This is much stonger than the factory skids.
 

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Stupid Beavers act like they own the place. Don't they understand they are hear to serve us? I would put my foot in any Beaver that tears my rig up butt. And this time, they would not like it. ^-^
 
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