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Old 06-23-2010, 12:07 PM   #23
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Seriously tho. How bad does it look? To me it is TERRIBLE.
i also think it looks pretty horrible. plus it defeats the purpose of the sliders.
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Old 06-23-2010, 12:09 PM   #24
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yea that looks pretty terrible. I feel bad for you, man. I know I'd be mad as hell.
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Old 06-23-2010, 12:10 PM   #25
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those sliders are way to short anyways get longer ones wheel to wheel
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Old 06-23-2010, 12:10 PM   #26
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they also look a bit short?? maybe even 1.5 feet too short? theres a lot of unprotected real estate on the front of your bed side.

good luck getting it fixed.
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Old 06-23-2010, 12:10 PM   #27
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those sliders are way to short anyways get longer ones wheel to wheel

beat me to it
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Old 06-23-2010, 12:11 PM   #28
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Oh wow!
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Old 06-23-2010, 12:12 PM   #29
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my god.... i feel for ya bro.... that sucks... i say cut em off where they are bent down to "look better at an angle" and re angle them
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Old 06-23-2010, 12:20 PM   #34
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If he is indeed a professional welder. He would fix the issues. For FREE. He'd just have to replace the part running to the frame, use the original plates and weld it back up.
This is IF he wanted to keep his good rep.

Too bad, though. Now you know who not to use next time
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Old 06-23-2010, 12:25 PM   #36
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DEMAND YOUR MONEY BACK!!! I would never pay for that kinda service.

Again, how much did you pay? A case of beer?

But I am sure you were there to help out so he did not have to do it by himself?
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Old 06-23-2010, 12:25 PM   #37
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I know you're mad but I'm cracking up at work. Lol.

Seriously though, his welds look nice so it's not so much that he can't weld, just that he hasn't seen them put on correctly. I would cut them off and have him weld them back on with your guidance on placement. Keep us updated.
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Cut 'em off as close to the frame as possible. Clean the remnants off the frame with an angle grinder and flap discs. Cut the tubes off the sliders themselves and again clean the remaining metal with an angle grinder and flap discs.

Using them as they are will punch holes in your frame.

Find someone to do the job right. They'll need to supply fresh tubes to run from the sliders to the frame.

Welder does not equal fabricator, unfortunately.
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Old 06-23-2010, 12:28 PM   #39
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Look at those eyes- You think he'd even be able to tell they weren't perfect??
you mother effer!..i just snotted water out my nose!!! my eyes are tearing up..bastard..new keyboard NOW! HAHAHAHHAHAH! this is the funniest thing i have read all day!! HAHHAHAH.i just snorted!!

sorry OP, but that looks like shit. jesus..i'm drooling with laughter. sorry bro. hope you get it fixed fast.
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