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Fuel Tank Guard Ford Ranger & Mazda BT-50

This Heavy Duty Fuel Tank Guard from Superior Engineering has been designed to suit the current model PX Ford Ranger and Mazda BT-50 (Series 2) four wheel drive vehicles.

Design Objectives

The problem with running a factory fuel tank is that it’s made of plastic, which you guessed it, is prone to damage in the event of the slightest impact, leaving your fuel tank and your safety at risk.

This is the major cause of fuel tank damage while driving offroad, due to the fact that it exposes your vehicles tank to damage from various obstacles such as rocks, logs, debris and bumps.

The solution is to fit a Superior Engineering Heavy Duty “Fuel Tank Guard” to protect your factory or aftermarket fuel tank.

This protection plate fully covers the fuel tank and perfectly integrates into the vehicle design, allowing for maximum protection against potential damage.

The tank guard is manufactured from premium grade Australian 3mm steel plate, laser cut for precise fitment, sand-blasted and then finished off in a hard wearing, semi-gloss, black powder coat for maximum durability and rust prevention.

Features a solid 1-piece design for super easy maintenance and utilises a smooth low profile for maximum ground clearance and less chance of getting hung up on obstacles.

Incorporates precisely placed dimple die holes into the design to add extra strength to the guard and to aid in airflow and drainage.

This Superior guard is 100% proudly made right here in Australia at their Burpengary warehouse, which ensures you get a true heavy duty and GENUINE component, unlike the weaker Chinese versions starting to appear in the market.

Features & Benefits

  • High Level of Protection – this fuel tank guard fully covers the lower section of the tank┬áproviding you the best protection
  • Powder Coat Finish – hard wearing black powder coat finish
  • Heavy Duty Materials – manufactured from premium 3mm steel plate
  • Laser Cut – all plates are laser cut and pressed for a precise fit
  • Mounting Points – utilises original monting points for added strength

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Installation

The kit comes ‘Ready to Fit’ straight out of the box, for a 100% bolt-in installation with NO cutting, drilling or welding needed.

It simply bolts straight up to the original mounting points using original mounting hardware for superior strength.

Includes the following component:

  • 1 x Fuel Tank Guard

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A single Superior Engineering Heavy Duty Fuel Tank Guard to suit the Ford Ranger & Mazda BT-50
A single Superior Engineering Heavy Duty Fuel Tank Guard to suit the Ford Ranger & Mazda BT-50

The underbody guard incorporates precisely placed dimple die holes into the design to add extra strength to the guard and to aid in airflow and drainage
The underbody guard incorporates precisely placed dimple die holes into the design to add extra strength to the guard and to aid in airflow and drainage

This guard features a solid 1-piece design for super easy maintenance and utilises a smooth low profile for maximum ground clearance
This guard features a solid 1-piece design for super easy maintenance and utilises a smooth low profile for maximum ground clearance

The fuel tank guard is manufactured from premium grade Australian 3mm steel plate and laser cut for a precise fit
The fuel tank guard is manufactured from premium grade Australian 3mm steel plate and laser cut for a precise fit

A closeup under vehicle view of a plastic factory fuel tank guard which comes standard on the Ford Ranger 4WD
A closeup under vehicle view of a plastic factory fuel tank guard which comes standard on the Ford Ranger 4WD

A closeup under vehicle view of the Superior Engineering aftermarket fuel tank guard which has been fitted to the Ford Ranger which fully covers the fuel tank and perfectly integrates into the vehicle design
A closeup under vehicle view of the Superior Engineering aftermarket fuel tank guard which has been fitted to the Ford Ranger which fully covers the fuel tank and perfectly integrates into the vehicle design

Summary

Don’t get left stranded on the side of the track because your fuel tank gets damaged because you’re using a cheap inferior guard or even worse, you didn’t even fit one just becuase you wanted to save a couple of bucks or you thought it could never happen to me.

Upgrade now to a Superior Engineering Fuel Tank Guard and take home ‘Piece of Mind’ that you’re buying the strongest guard in Australia.

After fitting this fuel tank guard, you will “Sleep Tight” knowing that you’ll make it home safely on your next offroad adventure.

These guards are available to purchase online 24/7, over the phone during business hours or in-person at the Superior Engineering Deception Bay 4×4 Retail Showroom.


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Transfer Case Guard Ford Ranger & Mazda BT-50

This Heavy Duty Transfer Case Guard from Superior Engineering has been designed to suit the current model Ford Ranger and Mazda BT-50 (Series 2) four wheel drive vehicles.

Design Objectives

The main problem with driving offroad without any underbody protection fitted to your 4×4, is that your vehicle is prone to damage in the event of any type of impact, putting your safety and your vital driveline components at risk.

The transfer case is one of the most overlooked items but is also one of the most exposed and vulnerable.

All it takes is a split second lapse while driving and your vehicle may be incapacitated from a bent, broken or leaking transfer case.

This is an all too common cause of underbody component damage while driving offroad, due to the fact that your entire driveline is exposed and your vehicle is open to untold damage from various obstacles such as rocks, logs, ruts and stumps.

The solution is to fit the newly designed Superior Engineering Transfer Case Guard which covers the entire transfer case giving you maximum protection without compromising performance of your vehicle.

These guards are considered to be one of the most basic and essential items for any 4WD that sees dirt and rock action.

This guard is proudly manufactured in Australia from premium grade Australian 4mm steel plate, laser cut for precise fitment, fabricated by trained professionals and finished off in a hard wearing, semi-gloss, black powder coat for maximum durability and rust prevention.

Features a solid 1-piece design for easy maintenance, incorporates a smooth low profile for maximum ground clearance and the ability to slide across objects without getting stuck on sharp rocks and ledges.

This underguard is CAD Engineered and fabricated with press formed sections to provide additional strength and to help dissipate forces and transfer energy from impacts safely back into the chassis and crossmember.

Another advantage is that it simply bolts directly to the chassis and crossmember utilising the original mounting points for superior strength.

This Superior Engineering underguard is 100% Street Legal and Compliant, and DOES NOT require separate approvals to be used on Public roads within Australia.

Features & Benefits

  • High Level of Protection – this transfer case guard fully covers the lower section of the transfer giving the best protection
  • Powder Coat Finish – hard wearing black powder coat finish
  • Heavy Duty Materials – manufactured from 4mm steel plate
  • Laser Cut – all plates are laser cut for a precise fitment
  • Full Fitting Kit – supplied with a full fitting kit including all 8.8 high tensile hardware for easy installation of the underguard
  • Mounting Point – bolted to the chassis and crossmember for superior strength

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Installation

The kit comes ‘Ready to Fit’ straight out of the box, including all the 8.8 high tensile hardware for a 100% bolt-in installation with NO cutting, drilling or welding needed.

Includes the following components:

  • 1 x Transfer Case Guard
  • 4 x M10 X 25 X 1.5 Dome Head Bolts
  • 4 x M10 Flat Washers
  • 4 x M10 Spring Washers

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A closeup view of a Superior Engineering Heavy Duty Transfer Case Guard to suit the Ford Ranger & Mazda BT-50
A closeup view of a Superior Engineering Heavy Duty Transfer Case Guard to suit the Ford Ranger & Mazda BT-50

A Ford Ranger & Mazda BT-50 Heavy Duty Transfer Case Guard on display at the Superior retail showroom
A Ford Ranger & Mazda BT-50 Heavy Duty Transfer Case Guard on display at the Superior retail showroom

A Heavy Duty Transfer Case Guard fitted to the chassis and crossmember on a current model Ford Ranger 4WD
A Heavy Duty Transfer Case Guard fitted to the chassis and crossmember on a current model Ford Ranger 4WD

Closeup view of a Heavy Duty Transfer Case Guard fitted to the chassis and crossmember on a current model Ford Ranger 4WD
Closeup view of a Heavy Duty Transfer Case Guard fitted to the chassis and crossmember on a current model Ford Ranger 4WD

Closeup view of the guard whick is cnc pressed and finished off in a hard wearing, semi-gloss, black powder coat for maximum durability and rust prevention
Closeup view of the guard whick is cnc pressed and finished off in a hard wearing, semi-gloss, black powder coat for maximum durability and rust prevention

Closeup view of the guard's press formed sections to provide additional strength and to help dissipate forces and transfer energy from impacts safely back into the chassis and crossmember
Closeup view of the guard’s press formed sections to provide additional strength and to help dissipate forces and transfer energy from impacts safely back into the chassis and crossmember

Closeup view of all the grade 8.8 high tensile nust, bults and washers which come with the kit for a 100% bolt-in installation
Closeup view of all the grade 8.8 high tensile nust, bults and washers which come with the kit for a 100% bolt-in installation

Summary

Just to recap, this Transfer Case Guard is 100% Australian made and manufactured from heavy duty premium grade steel, then CNC machined and pressed for a precise fit and the ultimate in performance.

This underbody vehicle protection is sand blasted and black powder coated for the highest quality finish and for maximum durability.

This small investment could save you thousands of dollars in repairs and replacement costs.

Protect yourself and your vehicle by upgrading today with a Superior transfer case guard and take home ‘Piece of Mind’ that you’re getting the ultimate in protection and safety.

These guards are available to purchase online 24/7, over the phone during business hours or in-person at the Superior Engineering Deception Bay 4×4 Retail Showroom.


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Stealth Pinion Guard Ford Ranger PX

The Superior Engineering Stealth Rear Pinion Guard has been custom designed and manufactured to suit the PX Ford Ranger (2012-2015) rear differential.

Design Objectives

This guard has been designed to sit as close to the original diff housing as possible for the ultimate protection of your Pinion.

To further add to the protection, the Pinion guard is also supplied with a brace that fits snuggly against the housing to help share the impact load.

The guard is proudly made right here in Australia, laser cut from heavy duty 6mm 250 grade Australian steel, CAD engineered for the ultimate in durability and strength, CNC pressed for a precise fit, then sand-blasted and powder coated for a hard wearing corrosion resistant finish.

Drain holes are also included to ensure easy care and maintenance of this component.

This guard is a 100% bolt-on component that comes ‘Ready to Fit’ straight out of the box with all the grade 8 hardware, for a quick and easy installation with NO cutting, drilling or welding needed.

The Superior engineers designed this component to work seamlessly and perfectly with their bolt-on Diff Guard.

By using their Stealth pinion and diff guard, you know your rear diff can handle anything it impacts… Guaranteed!

These Superior guards are a small investment for a lifetime of protection and safety to your driveline.

Features & Highlights

  • Fits Snuggly Against Diff Housing
  • Bolt-On, No Cutting, Drilling or Welding Needed
  • 100% Made Here In Australia
  • Street Legal & Compliant
  • Exclusive To Superior Engineering
  • Superior Heavy Duty Design & Build Quality
  • Premium Powder Coated Satin Black Finish
  • Includes Full Fitting Kit

Installation

The pinion guard comes ‘Ready to Fit’ straight out of the box.

Includes all the grade 8 hardware, for a direct 100% bolt-in installation with NO cutting, drilling or welding needed.

Includes the following components:

  • 1 x Ford Ranger Pinion Guard
  • 2 x Pinion Guard Backing Plates
  • 4 x M14 X 1.5 X 130mm Bolts
  • 4 x M14 X 1.5 Nylock/Conelock Nuts
  • 8 x M14 Flat Washers

Gallery

Under vehicle closeup view of a Superior Stealth Pinion Guard bolted to the PX Ford Rangers diff
Under vehicle closeup view of a Superior Stealth Pinion Guard bolted to the PX Ford Rangers diff

Under vehicle view of the Superior Stealth Pinion Guard bolted to the PX Ford Rangers differential
Under vehicle view of the Superior Stealth Pinion Guard bolted to the PX Ford Rangers differential

Closeup side view of the Superior Stealth Pinion Guard bolted to the PX Ford Rangers providing complete coverage to the differential
Closeup side view of the Superior Stealth Pinion Guard bolted to the PX Ford Rangers providing complete coverage to the differential

Closeup side view of the Superior Stealth Pinion Guard bolted to the PX Ford Rangers providing complete coverage to the differential
Closeup side view of the Superior Stealth Pinion Guard bolted to the PX Ford Rangers providing complete coverage to the differential

Closeup side view of the Superior Stealth Diff Guard and Pinion Guard set bolted to the PX Ford Rangers providing total coverage to the differential
Closeup side view of the Superior Stealth Diff Guard and Pinion Guard set bolted to the PX Ford Rangers providing total coverage to the differential

Summary

Just to recap, the Ford Ranger Pinion Guard is 100% Australian made and manufactured from heavy duty 250 grade steel, then CNC machined and pressed for the ultimate in durability and performance.

This underbody vehicle protection is sand blasted and black powder coated for the highest quality finish and for maximum durability.

They are available to purchase on the Superior website, over the phone during business hours or in-person at the Superior Engineering Deception Bay 4×4 Super Showroom.


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Stealth Rock Sliders Toyota Landcruiser 79 Series

Superior Engineering has custom designed a heavy duty Stealth Rock Slider to suit the 79 Series Toyota Landcruiser.

100% Made in Australia! 100% Bolt-On Solution. No Modifications Required.

Do you want the protection of a heavy duty rock slider on your 4×4 without the extreme look of manufactured tube sliders?

If so, then Superior Engineering has the perfect product for you and your vehicle!

The Superior Engineering Stealth Rock Slider for the Toyota Landcruiser (79 Series) is made from a 4mm wall of thick steel which is powder coated for good looks and protection.

These are a must have accessory for your offroad vehicle.

This heavy duty piece of equipment simply bolts-in place and replaces your original flimsy factory side step.

This slider comes suppied with a full bolt kit for super easy installation and fitment.

With multiple strong mounting points and a high strength design, these rock sliders can handle the rough stuff with the best of them.

Why not put them to the test?

Superior Stealth Rock Sliders will out-perform any tube slider on the market.

The sleek modular design allows for an unbelievable resistance to bending when an impact is encountered while offroad.

Stealth rock sliders not only slide better over rocks, but they will give the side of your vehicle added protection that pipe sliders do not.

The design of the “Stealth Slider” also makes cleaning underneath your vehicle very easy after a day at the beach or tracks.

Just like all Rock Sliders that Superior Engineering manufacture, they are sand-blasted and powder-coated in a satin black for a premium finish and protection against the harshest of conditions.

They also come standard fitted with extra strong long life grip tape for safety while getting in and out of the vehicle.

Stand out from the crowd and fit a set of Stealth sliders today.


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79 Series Stealth Rock Slider Image Gallery

Stealth Rock Sliders fitted to a Dark Grey Toyota Landcruiser 79 Series
Stealth Rock Sliders fitted to a Dark Grey Toyota Landcruiser 79 Series

Close up view of some new Superior Stealth Rock Sliders on a Toyota Landcruiser 79 Series
Close up view of some new Superior Stealth Rock Sliders on a Toyota Landcruiser 79 Series

Rear closeup view of the new Superior Stealth Rock Sliders on a 79 Series Toyota Landcruiser
Rear closeup view of the new Superior Stealth Rock Sliders on a 79 Series Toyota Landcruiser

79 Series Toyota Landcruiser fitted with some new Superior Engineering Stealth Rock Sliders
79 Series Toyota Landcruiser fitted with some new Superior Engineering Stealth Rock Sliders

Stealth Rock Sliders Toyota Landcruiser 79 Series
Stealth Rock Sliders Toyota Landcruiser 79 Series

Stealth Rock Sliders
Stealth Rock Sliders

Closeup of the grip surface - Stealth Rock Sliders Toyota Landcruiser 79 Series
Closeup of the grip surface – Stealth Rock Sliders Toyota Landcruiser 79 Series


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Ford Ranger Bash Plate and Recovery Point

This Heavy Duty Bash Plate and Recovery Point from Superior Engineering has been custom designed to suit the current model Ford Ranger. They will also fit the Mazda BT-50 (Series 2).

The problem with standard factory engine guards is that it’s made of plastic which are prone to damage in the event of the slightest impact, leaving your vehicles vital parts at risk.

This design flaw is the major cause of underbody component damage while offroad driving, due to the fact that it exposes your vehicle to damage from various obstacles such as rocks, logs, debris and bumps.

The difference with this new design guard over the factory Ford Ranger and Mazda BT-50 guard is that this protection plate perfectly integrates into the vehicles design.

They protect the vital components without compromising performance and durability.

This NEW design allows for maximum protection to the front of the vehicle against potential damage to vital components like your engine, steering, radiator, sump, gearbox and front diff.

They are designed so they don’t cover up any of the crumple zones in the chassis, unlike most of the other guards out there which cover critical crumple zones.

Another advantage is the inclusion of the super heavy duty rated recovery point. Rated to a massive 5,000 kilograms, means this is something your can actually get your vehicle out of trouble with.

This Superior Engineering engine and gearbox guard is a small investment for many years of protection of your vehicles underbody.

Don’t get left stranded on the side of the track because you’re using inferior factory versions or cheap competitor copies just becuase you wanted to save a couple of bucks.

Upgrade to a Superior Engine Diff Guard kit and take home “Piece of Mind” that you’re buying the strongest guard in Australia.

Even the official Superior plaque is machined into the guard to ensure you are getting a true quality GENUINE component.

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Features

  • Recovery Point – this fully rated recovery point is laser cut from 25mm plate steel and bolted to the crossmember for maximum strength and durability.
  • High Level of Protection – the underguard fully covers the lower section of the engine and gearbox giving full coverage and the best protection.
  • Powder Coat Finish – super hard wearing black powder coat finish adds to the overall qualtiy of the guard.
  • Heavy Duty Materials – manufactured from the strongest 4mm plate steel.
  • Laser Cut – all plates are laser cut to exact standards for a precise fitment.
  • Full Fitting Kit – supplied with all the high tensile hardware, nuts, washers and bolts for easy installation and fitment.
  • Easy Install – No welding, drilling or cutting required to fit this kit. So easy to install your mum could do it.
  • CAD Design – stylish and functional design will add some cool factor to your truck.
  • Austalian Made – proudly made right here in Australia at our Brisbane warehouse.

IMPORTANT: Recovery Point Rated to a safe working load of 5000 kg!


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Kit includes:

The Engine Gearbox Guard Kit is supplied with all the components and hardware required for mounting.

The kit also includes the following parts:

  • 1 x Rated Recovery Point (rated to 5,000 kgs)
  • 1 x Front Bash Plate
  • 1 x Rear Bash Plate
  • 1 x Gear Box Guard
  • 1 x Bash Plate Threaded Plate
  • 1 x Gear Box Threaded Plate
  • 1 x Recovery Point Boss
  • 2 x 10mm Thick Spacers
  • 3 x 15mm Thick Spacers
  • 2 x 30mm Thick Spacers
  • 2 x M10 1.5 x 75mm Dome Head Bolts
  • 2 x M10 1.5 x 50mm Dome Head Bolts
  • 3 x M10 1.5 x 40mm Dome Head Bolts
  • 6 x M10 1.5 x 25mm Dome Head Bolts
  • 13 x M10 Flat Washers
  • 13 x M10 Spring Washers
  • 3 x M10 Nylock/Conelock Nuts
  • 2 x M14 1.5 x 130mm Bolts
  • 2 x M14 Nylock/Conelock Nuts
  • 4 x M14 Flat Washers

An easy to follow detailed fitting instruction flyer is also included.

Installation

The kit comes ‘ready to fit’ out of the box, for a direct bolt-in installation.

The kit is supplied with all the required parts, bolts and fitting instructions.

Remember – No cutting or welding needed.

NOTE: Please read and understand the Installation Instructions before beginning the installation process. Retain the installation instructions that came with the kit for future reference. Where possible it is recommended this item is installed by a Qualified Person.

Bash Plate and Recovery Point Image Gallery

Close up view of the Heavy Duty Bash Plate and Recovery Point from Superior Engineering
Close up view of the Heavy Duty Bash Plate and Recovery Point from Superior Engineering
Front underside view of the Ford Ranger Bash Plate and Recovery Point
Front underside view of the Ford Ranger Bash Plate and Recovery Point

Low view of the Ford Ranger fitted with the Superior Bash Plate and Recovery Point on the Beach
Low view of the Ford Ranger fitted with the Superior Bash Plate and Recovery Point on the Beach

Putting the Ford Ranger Bash Plate and Recovery Point to the test with a full vehicle recovery on a local bush track
Putting the Ford Ranger Bash Plate and Recovery Point to the test with a full vehicle recovery on a local bush track

The heavy duty Ford Ranger Rated Recovery Point - safe working load of 5000kg - Also suits Mazda BT-50
The heavy duty Ford Ranger Rated Recovery Point – safe working load of 5000kg – Also suits Mazda BT-50

The Superior Engineering Bash Plate and Recovery Point fully mounted to the underside of the Ford Ranger
The Superior Engineering Bash Plate and Recovery Point fully mounted to the underside of the Ford Ranger


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