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Old April 10th, 2011, 02:54 PM   #1
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Default Rock sliders/ side step

I thought you might like the rock slider/ side steps i made for my pickup

here ya go

2x2 1/4" square tube main slider and 2x2 1/4" legs




welded to the frame with 2x2 1/4" angle for extra support


bent 1" .120 wall tube for the actual step


going to rivit a piece of 1/4" alum tread plate to the top of the tube to make a complete step.

painted with rustoleum hammer finish gloss black


let me know what you think.
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Old April 14th, 2011, 05:50 PM   #2
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here are some more pics




here is just a bumper shot. getting my winch soon.


hope you like it
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Old April 14th, 2011, 06:04 PM   #3
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Them look good! I have a similar truck, and was wondering what a rock slider would look like. I like it. Did u make the bumper yourself to?
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Old April 14th, 2011, 08:18 PM   #4
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Yes i made the bumper too. Everything that is done to the truck i have done myself. thanks
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Old April 21st, 2011, 07:11 PM   #5
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Hmmmm... Isn't the point of "rock sliders" to slide your truck across the rock from one tire to the next? IMO, you're just going to be transferring any damage from the cab to the bed... should have made them twice as long.
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Old April 22nd, 2011, 05:04 PM   #6
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Well that's why I said sliders/ steps. I mostly wanted a step that would hold me. plus box sides are a lot cheaper t replace than a cab. I couldn't make them much longer than they are because it would need a long drop bracket for a rear support. but to each their own. thanks.
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Old April 25th, 2011, 11:34 AM   #7
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Well that's why I said sliders/ steps. I mostly wanted a step that would hold me. plus box sides are a lot cheaper t replace than a cab. I couldn't make them much longer than they are because it would need a long drop bracket for a rear support. but to each their own. thanks.
Just curious. Bed looks like it's in good shape, would have to see your truck fall off of the sliders and cause damage. I say extend them further, but of course, it's up to you
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Old April 25th, 2011, 12:07 PM   #8
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I like that front bumper alot. nice job
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Old April 25th, 2011, 09:23 PM   #9
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nice truck. i was just wondering do you ever find your truck being too long for trails?
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Old April 27th, 2011, 05:26 PM   #10
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It is too long and wide for most trails I have been on and I don't really feel like smashing it all to pieces yet. so i don't try to squeeze it down to many trails. and as for the rock sliders that was my mistake they are heavy duty steps but i may turn them into sliders if i need to. thanks for the compliments.
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