The last thing you want on a trail ride is to damage the drivetrain that keeps your Jeep moving. Rugged Ridge designed it to protect both the engine and transmission, with dana 30 and with dana 44 equipped 12-13 Jeep Wranglers. This skid plate is a must for those who want that extra protection on their off road adventures. Made of 3/16” powder coated steel with rust resistant E-Coating, this skid plate is designed to take whatever the trail throws at you! Bolt-on installation using existing frame mounting locations. 2.5" or more of lift required to prevent drive shaft rubbing.