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how many with sliders use's them as steps

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by Kdawwwg, Nov 15, 2010.

  1. Kdawwwg

    Kdawwwg [OP] LIVE TO FLY

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    so thats the question if you bought your sliders as a combo slider steps ,do you find that you use them as steps
    my main concern is getting out ,will i be able to get my heel on them, an then rotate out,or am i just go into slide on by them covering my leg with road grime each time?
     
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    Where do you thing you'll be getting sliders for the DC LB? I've been lookn a little and want some for my rig!
     
  3. NetMonkey

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    i use mine as a step, but they dont stick out from the side of the truck too far. when exiting the truck, i try to step out past them. sometimes i rub my pant leg, sometimes i dont.
     
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    I've got Avid bolt-on sliders and use them for steps and door ding protection. They do not stick out too far and my leg barely rubs when stepping out of the truck. Here are a few pics for reference:

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  5. jmdaniel

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    I bought some textured tape from McMaster-Carr and put it on the top of the sliders I had on my FJ Cruiser. No more slippage.
     
  6. Hipster

    Hipster Nothing beats a Butter Shave..

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    +1 on the Avid Sliders. I rattle canned mine, so they don't look as nice, but the fit is great.

    Although I don't use them as steps, my wife and kids do.

    Great insurance on door dings as well.

    One of these days, I need to unbolt them, get them sandblasted and powder coated.
     
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    Brandon with avid will make you set
    someday beefedtaco will make a set too, is the rumor
     
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    Okay thanks! Nice rig by the way!
     
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    We sell a bolt on slider kit. I believe they stick out far enough to be used as a step.

    Sleeoffroad.com
     
  10. Jason'sLawnCare

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    Get that ejector seat!
     
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    he makes weld on ones too.. just sayin.. but yeah bad idea using bolt on's as sliders
     
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    haha well the website does say they are steps that look like sliders, i've been looking at his and relentless fabs sliders for my truck
     
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    my parents, GF and guests use the sliders and oh shit handles in order to get into the truck
     
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    FWIW, 99.99% of bolt on sliders are used as steps/door ding protection and "minor" off-roading.

    Not all of us out there want to weld sliders on to our frame, so a bolt on is a great way to go.

    As far as "Avid" not being a bullet proof product for their Welded Sliders, I beg to differ...
     
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    blackhawke88 wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

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    jus when i clean my truck n shit
     
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    lol i need weld on sliders
     
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    Demello Offroad and Shrockworks have them.
     
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    I have demello offroad hybrid bolt on sliders but I haven't got into drilling the frame. I secured them using the frame's existing holes, so these sliders are used as steps for now.:)
     
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    uhhhh umm. There is one other company that comes to mind.:D

    EXACTLY! It's all in the number of legs/placement of them. Also the hardware has a role in it.


    If you think bolts on are weak then explain this
    [​IMG]
    Yes the whole passenger side of the truck is lifted from a single point on the slider.
     
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    Grab the wrench:p
     
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