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Lighter Weight Rock Sliders?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by RyanPont, Aug 31, 2011.

  1. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:12 PM
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    RyanPont

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    Ive looked over the many different companies in the vendor section, as well as google searches. Does anyone make a lighter weight slider?

    I understand the concept of the slider, which should be to take a hit and support the weight of the vehicle without caveing in the sides. Is there anything for someone who dosent need that heavy duty protection? Like a mild duty slider?
     
  2. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:16 PM
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    DrewH

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    Do you really need sliders? Or just want them for looks?

    You could look at step bars like N-fabs, or Avid.
     
  3. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:19 PM
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    I'm about 99% positive that most anybody who makes sliders would make them out of anything you wanted. Just give them a call or shoot them a PM its as simple as that.

    I just got my sliders from relentless fabrication and Eric was very open to making what I wanted, how I wanted it. They just want to be paid appropriately for the work.
     
  4. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:20 PM
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    Cromoly steel is the lightest and stongest metal out there {race car frames and roll cages made out of this}, it would be expensive but lighter than mild steel. Titanium would be lightest, the price tag would be over $1000 easy.
     
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