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Installing sliders

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by LonghornTaco, Nov 25, 2008.

  1. Nov 25, 2008 at 5:09 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Not to start a new thread about it (sorta) but I'm installing All Pro sliders. They came with self tapping screws... I still have to drill a pilot hole to get them started, right?
     
  2. Nov 25, 2008 at 5:10 PM
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    chris4x4

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    I would drill a small hole all the way thru, just to prevent the screw from "walking" on ya.
     
  3. Nov 25, 2008 at 5:12 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Does it matter how large a hole? Also, how dense is the frame? I have a DeWalt 14.4V cordless drill and two batteries fully charged - will that get me through all 32 holes?
     
  4. Nov 25, 2008 at 5:25 PM
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    dtrujillo63

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    Its probably best that you take the frame off and drill the holes on a press drill :D.... Sorry, I have no idea.
     
  5. Nov 25, 2008 at 5:34 PM
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    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Yep. Four mounting plates, four holes each, times 2 sliders. = 32.
     
  6. Nov 25, 2008 at 5:57 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    having them welded on is MUCH easier...lol drilling through that frame is a real bitch. and u gotta stop this modding shit, i'm supposed to have the pimpest 09 on here...if deep scratches and roughed up rims make me pimp i have nothing to worry about...lol...but i'll be getting my $3200-3500 all pro bill taken care of in the next 6 months
     
  7. Nov 25, 2008 at 6:03 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Absolutly agree with Hodge!
    The BEST thing would be to take them to a welding shop, and have them welded on.
     
  8. Nov 25, 2008 at 6:06 PM
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    X2 on welding them.....

    But if you have your heart set on bolting them up the i would ditch the cordless drill and go get a half inch corded drill....
     
  9. Nov 25, 2008 at 6:08 PM
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    +10 on welding......I've heard of too many members wishing they would have welded after going through the pain of drilling.
     
  10. Nov 25, 2008 at 6:10 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Hmm, maybe I will? If I have them welded, should I wait to paint them? Or can I go ahead and paint them?
     
  11. Nov 25, 2008 at 6:12 PM
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    getting there....
    you can probably go ahead and paint the actual slider part of them...but i wouldnt mess with the cross bars/bars that go to the frame til you get them welded on.
     
  12. Nov 25, 2008 at 6:14 PM
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    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    So, would it be better just to wait all together?
     
  13. Nov 25, 2008 at 6:21 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Go ahead and paint them, They have to grind the area thats to be welded anyway, so the paint in the area is going to be ground off. Just be sure to paint them as soon as they are welded and cooled.
     
  14. Nov 25, 2008 at 6:22 PM
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    getting there....
    i'd go ahead and paint them....skip over the mounts, and do them after they are on the truck. they wont take long at all.
     
  15. Nov 25, 2008 at 6:24 PM
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  16. Nov 25, 2008 at 6:27 PM
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    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    F*CK! I just hauled them back up to my apartment! Guess I should have waited for a response first...
     
  17. Nov 25, 2008 at 6:28 PM
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    No worries.....there's always tomorrow!:D
     
  18. Nov 25, 2008 at 6:30 PM
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    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Nah, gonna haul them back down there again and paint them.
     
  19. Nov 25, 2008 at 6:31 PM
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    Hell no dude! I don't play second fiddle to nobody!

    You and me? Mod war?? :)
     
  20. Nov 25, 2008 at 7:28 PM
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    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    I think that's what I'm gonna do. How much do you think it would cost?
     
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