The Viking Offroad Engineering Ford 9 inch skid plates are a must have to protect your rear end from destruction. Let the Viking skid plate take the abuse and keep you moving Forward. They are designed to bolt onto most factory and aftermarket Ford 9 inch 3rd members and maximize the protection zone around center section of your rear end. They are produced in Steel for the heavy duty 4×4/rock crawlers and in Aluminum for those who want to reduce unsprung weight. Made in USA!