Superleggera: Super-Light, a term often used in the racing industry to denote a part that's been engineered to be both as strong and as light as possible.

Superleggera Series American Made high strength Aluminum Skids, an upgrade from the factory stuff, the Pajero Evolution lacks any transmission coverage. This armor is suited for the average off-roader, it will protect against rocks, sand, mud, logs and debris, it's not suited for rock crawlers but we offer steel skid plates for that, see here. These are the lightest we could make them while still being strong enough for your Mitsubishi.

This kit is designed to protect your front engine oil and fluid coolers, the engine oil pan and front differential, as well as the transmission pan, exhaust system and catalytic converter from rocks, sticks, dirt and dents. A dented or cracked transmission pan can end the trip or leave you stranded, a pinched exhaust can do the same thing. Worse than those factors are the growing rates of catalytic converter theft. Owners of the Pajero Evolution have likely observed the largest of the factory catalytic converters is easily accessible on a stock height truck. Fix that with an ADD transmission skid plate covering the catalytic and transmission, preventing theft and damage. Either way you look at it, you're protecting an investment for years to come.

Kit options:

1. Transmission Skid Plate.
2. Oil Pan & Differential Skid Plate and Transmission skid.
3. Front skid plate along with the first two.

Your Pajero Evolution came from the factory with a front skid to protect the sway bar, and an engine oil pan skid plate, which also protects the front differential, The factory skid plates are all made of basic stamped metal, but they're better than nothing! Which is nearly what the Gen 3 came with, only getting a front skid... yet this leaves a giant weakness exposed -  the transmission pan!! The pan of the transmission is made of fairly thin material when you consider putting the weight of a whole truck on it. Our skid plate bridges that gap with 'the missing link' transmission skid plate. 

These skid plates are more resilient than stock because stock had grossly inadequate protection in these areas, it's a great way to protect your investment, your drive train, and your vehicle components for years to come. You'll note there's vents in the trans skid plate you dont see in the other plates, because heat is hard on a transmission, and this big pan could otherwise hold debri after being submerged in mud etc, these holes also allow it to drain.

You have to drill at least 2 new holes in your cross member to fully secure the transmission skid, but it will bolt on as-is. What you don't do is up to you. You may experience rattles or buzzes if you don't properly secure your skid plate, either do it right, or crank up the radio!

These skids are currently being manufactured and are expected to begin shipping the last week of September 2023. Pre-order customers get to take advantage of a discounted price. Orders after September 15th are subject to full price.

Want to learn more about installing? Check out this fun video of a gen 2 montero which takes similar work; made by Auto Offtopic Podcast hosts:

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ADHD - 1997-1999 JDM Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution Superleggera Skid Plate Armor Kit.

  • $175.00

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