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Homemade Rock Sliders

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by CollegeKevin, Oct 14, 2012.

  1. Oct 14, 2012 at 4:12 PM
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    CollegeKevin

    CollegeKevin [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Decided to finally start these things today because I'm going to Rausch Creek next weekend with a couple members here on the forum. I went with 3/16" 2x2 box steel. Still have some more work to do like cap the ends and mount them to the frame but here's some pics.

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  2. Oct 14, 2012 at 4:15 PM
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    ajohnson

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    Nice work.
     
  3. Oct 14, 2012 at 4:18 PM
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    CayucosTacoma

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    looks good so far
     
  4. Oct 14, 2012 at 4:30 PM
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    steve o 77

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    Awesome, you wont bend those things, they must weigh a ton!
     
  5. Oct 14, 2012 at 4:35 PM
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    littledvl

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    Looking good man!
     
  6. Oct 14, 2012 at 4:42 PM
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    Thanks guys, yea they arent the lightest. I was gonna go with 1/8" but was talked out of it. Its about 36' of 3/16" steel. Pretty heavy.
     
  7. Oct 14, 2012 at 4:46 PM
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    steve o 77

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    Yeah mine are 1.75" .120 wall square tube, haven't managed to bend them yet.
     
  8. Oct 14, 2012 at 4:47 PM
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    Delmarva

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    Beefy!
     
  9. Oct 14, 2012 at 4:56 PM
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    Nice work those should hold up nicely.
     
  10. Oct 14, 2012 at 5:10 PM
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    Very nice work, Tig or Mig?
     
  11. Oct 14, 2012 at 5:19 PM
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    Thanks, just mig. I didnt see any reason to go through all the trouble of using the tig welder. Mig is just fine for this kind of work.
     
  12. Oct 14, 2012 at 5:23 PM
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    Nice work man
     
  13. Oct 14, 2012 at 5:24 PM
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    Thanks man, I wish we could get a cnc plasma table. Keep asking the boss. I'd be able to make some more nice stuff for my truck :D
     
  14. Oct 14, 2012 at 5:28 PM
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    Really nice work you did there.
     
  15. Oct 14, 2012 at 5:29 PM
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    looks really good man! :thumbsup:
     
  16. Oct 14, 2012 at 7:11 PM
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    Are you going to cap the open ends?
     
  17. Oct 14, 2012 at 7:13 PM
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    Yep. Just ran out of time to do them today.
     
  18. Oct 14, 2012 at 7:27 PM
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    Cool, good work.
     
  19. Oct 14, 2012 at 7:35 PM
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    Looks stout as hell! Nice work. How many hours labor so far?
     
  20. Oct 14, 2012 at 7:36 PM
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    Sweet, nice and stout
     
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