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Front locker or sliders?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 98fourbangertaco, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. Aug 16, 2010 at 6:17 PM
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    98fourbangertaco

    98fourbangertaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I am in a toss up of which to buy, a front locker are a set of sliders, i know its a personal choice but im just looking for opinions, i am leaning toward sliders cause the only time i would really need extra traction is in the front in snow and mud (mostly snow) and everybody says that in the slick stuff a locker will make the front slide around and i could really use some rocker protection, plus the sliders are cheaper:), thanks for your opinions in advance
     
  2. Aug 16, 2010 at 6:18 PM
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    08pretaco

    08pretaco Almost there

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    sliders. protect before you go out. sliders can help you in more than just protection but give you an extra leg up if you get stuck and need to hi lift yourself to get some better traction or whatnot. after that then save up for the front locker!
     
  3. Aug 16, 2010 at 6:20 PM
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    tacobell007

    tacobell007 Does that have the v6?

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    x2 thats what i was thinking
     
  4. Aug 16, 2010 at 6:25 PM
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    Thanks guys, thats what i thought, just wonder what u guys thought
     
  5. Aug 16, 2010 at 10:10 PM
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    tacotopher

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    sliders fo sho!
     
  6. Aug 16, 2010 at 10:24 PM
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    a lot!
    If your going somewhere that you need a front locker then the chances are extremely high that your going to put sliders to some major use.
     
  7. Aug 16, 2010 at 10:27 PM
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    Do you already have the rear locker on your 4x4? That would be enough extra traction, me thinks.
     
  8. Aug 16, 2010 at 10:30 PM
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    You will be using sliders before you use a front locker. If you are using a front locker, you will most likely need sliders.
     
  9. Aug 16, 2010 at 10:30 PM
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    If he is jumping right to a front locker...I think he would have the back covered unless he mispoke :eek:
     
  10. Aug 16, 2010 at 10:34 PM
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    4WD cRaZy oLdmAn

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    Most definintely sliders .......:eek::eek::eek:

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  11. Aug 16, 2010 at 10:37 PM
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  12. Aug 17, 2010 at 3:41 PM
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    Ouch x2, yea I think sliders are the next thing I'm goin to do, I leaning toward the trail gear ones, they are $199 fully wielded and powder coated black, $299 shipped to my door, what are u guys opinions
     
  13. Aug 17, 2010 at 3:59 PM
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    monoman Time to get dirty!

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    I say sliders because rocker panel damage can get pretty expensive to fix but that's just me.
     
  14. Aug 17, 2010 at 7:53 PM
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    IamTacO red balls got me!

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    i was looking at those too. i ended up with avid offroad since they are local(less than 3 miles or so from me) and brandon is a cool dude that did a custom job for me :D
     
  15. Aug 17, 2010 at 8:06 PM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 I like to break shit!

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    talk to justin from unbreakable fabrication i think he can do it pretty cheap, and he does amazing work...pm me for details

    plus he welds them on for you
     
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