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Old 04-18-2013, 11:49 AM   #32121
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Unfortunately the sliders are for a regular cab. But he didn't want to sell the Bumper separate. So I'll either have to just sell them, or have them added to. Sliders were basically, $90, so I may even just get them added on to. Cut off front bend, sleeve inner and outer rails, add to the rails, bend new front piece, and add another leg + frame plates and gussets
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Unfortunately the sliders are for a regular cab. But he didn't want to sell the Bumper separate
Im sure another local TW member with a Reg Cab would be happy to take them off your hands.
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:50 AM   #32123
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VVV this
id rather take my chances with the moisture causing rust then let mud and rocks hit the shaft and stick on the shaft and then have the shaft try to move up into the body of the shock....
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:50 AM   #32124
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I was thinking flap disc with my angle grinder to take the rust off, self etching primer, and canned bed liner.
sand blasting would be the shit if you have access to one.
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:51 AM   #32125
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id rather take my chances with the moisture causing rust then let mud and rocks hit the shaft and stick on the shaft and then have the shaft try to move up into the body of the shock....
thats why the shock has wiper on the shaft before the inner oil seal. Nothing will be able to stick the shaft and be pulled up into the seal.

Upside-down motocross bike forks have been like this for decades now without any protection other than a front facing plastic guard with good success.
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:52 AM   #32127
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Unfortunately the sliders are for a regular cab. But he didn't want to sell the Bumper separate
You could easily lengthen them by cutting them apart in a straight section then adding in tube and sleeve the joints to keep its strength. Also add another leg or two.
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:52 AM   #32128
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You could easily lengthen them by cutting them apart in a straight section then adding in tube and sleeve the joints to keep its strength.
or cut the legs completely off and make new ones.
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:53 AM   #32129
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thats why the shock has wiper on the shaft before the seal.

^that may be.... but why do the companies make them with a boot on them????


Upside-down motocross bike forks have been like this for decades now without any protection other than a front facing plastic guard with good success.
undertsood, but look how many miles a motorcross has on it vs a truck man. apples and oranges imo
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:54 AM   #32130
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or cut the legs completely off and make new ones.
I was talking about the length from front to back, not how far they stick out from the cab. It looks like they would need new legs anyway.
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Old 04-18-2013, 12:07 PM   #32131
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undertsood, but look how many miles a motorcross has on it vs a truck man. apples and oranges imo
Yeah it's apples and oranges. But a truck will still do most of its time on a nice clean highway, with only dust to threaten the shocks. Whereas a motocross bike has to drudge through rocks, mud, sand, clay, water, etc its entire life.
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Old 04-18-2013, 12:11 PM   #32132
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I was talking about the length from front to back, not how far they stick out from the cab. It looks like they would need new legs anyway.
Ya they would, our sleeve them too. But it would probably be easier just getting new ones made.

For some reason I didn't even think of sleeving in the middle. I was thinking of chopping the front off and extending it/making a new front. Sleeving in the middle is much simpler.....

I'm derping all over today...
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Old 04-18-2013, 12:18 PM   #32133
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Ya they would, our sleeve them too. But it would probably be easier just getting new ones made.

For some reason I didn't even think of sleeving in the middle. I was thinking of chopping the front off and extending it/making a new front. Sleeving in the middle is much simpler.....

I'm derping all over today...
If you don't want them I will take them off your hands for a nominal fee will pay shipping too.
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Old 04-18-2013, 12:25 PM   #32135
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If you don't want them I will take them off your hands for a nominal fee will pay shipping too.
I'll probably just get them extended. For the cost of new sliders plus shipping, plus welding on, getting them extended and welded on will probably be cheaper.
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Wut? You already bought another truck?
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Old 04-18-2013, 12:33 PM   #32137
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What's up with the hinges on the feet of the rack?
thoes are what i used to mount it to the roof they are all welded up and dont look like hinges any more ill have better photos later it still needs a little tweaking
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Ah ok I gotcha.
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