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Homemade rock sliders?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by skytower, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. Jun 10, 2010 at 7:00 PM
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    skytower

    skytower [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hitch and wiring, aux back-up light, rear strobe lights, radio and underseat sub.
    Does anyone have plans, drawings, blueprints, etc for a regular cab, or know where to get them?
    I will do it myself either way. I'm just trying to save some planning time.
     
  2. Jun 10, 2010 at 7:43 PM
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    sbram500

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  3. Jun 10, 2010 at 7:59 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    You could PM relentlesstaco, he fabs all sorts of awesome stuff.
     
  4. Jun 11, 2010 at 4:17 PM
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    skytower

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    Hitch and wiring, aux back-up light, rear strobe lights, radio and underseat sub.
    Thanks for the info, guys.

    Sbram, what size tube, angle, and bolts did you use? When I build things without plans, I tend to make them too bulletproof. BTW, they look good scratched up and muddy!
     
  5. Jun 11, 2010 at 4:20 PM
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    amaes

    amaes Cuz Stock Sucks

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    My friend made me some. We used .1250 wall DOM tube and then 3/16s plate steel for the brackets and gussets
     
  6. Jun 11, 2010 at 4:39 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    If you give me the measurement from the back bottom lip of the front fender flare, to the front bottom lip of the rear fender flare I can give some dimensions to you for the rest of the stuff
     
  7. Jun 11, 2010 at 4:41 PM
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    BirdTRD

    BirdTRD Unsuspectingly striking from above

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    I made mine but it's a double cab. Let me know if you have any questions. There's a bunch of pics in my gallery of them.
     
  8. Jun 12, 2010 at 5:41 AM
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    sbram500

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    I used schedule 80 2" pipe. 1/4" steel plate for the gussets and brackets.
     
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