ALUMINUM TRANSMISSION SKID PLATE Consider our aluminum transmission brace a must-have item for those who enjoy driving their T-Maxx over the toughest terrain. The skid plate protects the transmission case and adds rigidity to the molded lower braces. Because it's machined from 6061-T6 aluminum, you know it can handle severe abuse. The skid plate is anodized in brilliant blue and looks fantastic mounted on the truck. All of the necessary fasteners are included and the skid plate is easily installed in seconds.