The AEV Engine Skid Plate is now available as a straight replacement for the aluminum skid plate that comes standard on the ZR2. This skid plate comes standard on the ZR2 Bison, and it’s lightweight and very sturdy, much like the rest of the ZR2 Bison’s Hot Stamped Boron Steel Skid Plates.
AEV’s Engine Skid Plate is the ideal answer for 2015+ Colorado Z71 owners wishing to add some front-end protection or ZR2 owners looking to update their original equipment aluminum Engine Skid Plate. It’s compatible with both gas and diesel versions. This skid plate may be utilized on its own and does not require any other ZR2 Bison components to install. It is proudly built in the United States and is E-coated for optimum corrosion protection.
Hot Stamped Boron Steel (HSBS) is a press hardened, ultra-high-strength steel that is most typically utilized in automotive applications for passenger impact protection due to its low weight and high yield strength (approximately 200,000 ksi vs. mild steel at 25,000 ksi). This material was chosen by AEV for the skid plate package on the Colorado ZR2 Bison not only because of its excellent strength-to-weight ratio but also because of its hardness and resistance to gouging.
- Fits the years 2015 and up Z71/ZR2, Colorado
- Both gasoline and diesel engines are compatible.
- The aluminum modification is a direct fit. Hot Stamped Boron Steel ZR2 Engine Skid Plate – The strength-to-weight ratio is quite high.
- For optimal corrosion protection, it’s E-coated.