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Pics of my new sliders!!!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds' started by Sheepdog, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. Aug 18, 2010 at 10:18 AM
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    Sheepdog

    Sheepdog [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Finally got a new camera so heres some pics of my new trail gear sliders. They've been on for a while now and I REALLY like them. They look way better than my gay ass nerf bars.

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    I like how they sit perfectly flush with my bushwackers.
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  2. Aug 18, 2010 at 11:29 AM
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    Very nice !! I'm still in the air about weld on or bolt on sliders, I kinda see the benefit of each.....:cool:
     
  3. Aug 18, 2010 at 11:32 AM
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    Yoytoda

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    i plan on going weld on. i see no need to take the sliders off. and theyre stronger.
     
  4. Aug 18, 2010 at 11:34 AM
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    whippersnapper02

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    Looks good. I wanted a set of bolt on sliders just so I can take them off for any reason but I may just get a weld on set. There is the deal on "The Truck Shop" sliders that I may take advantage of. I just wonder if they are strong enough for hi lift use.
     
  5. Aug 18, 2010 at 1:17 PM
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    Oh yeah, they will be if they came from James at the truck shop, I've never been there or met the gentleman, but I've seen his work, very nice, very professional & he's a bit of a perfectionist so ++++'s in all catagories...:cool:
     
  6. Aug 18, 2010 at 1:33 PM
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    Those look great!
     
  7. Aug 18, 2010 at 1:44 PM
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    What makes you think they are stronger?

    Weld or bolt on this is an timeless argument.
     
  8. Aug 18, 2010 at 2:51 PM
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    Thanks! These trail gear sliders came with the L flanges that give you the option to either weld or bolt them on. I decided to weld because I'd have to throw down an extra 100 bucks for the hardware to bolt them, or I could weld them for MUCH cheaper. And I'm not sure about you guys, but I'm not too comfortable with making 34 .5" holes in my frame and then driving around on it or even going wheeling. Just doesn't seem like the best idea. But the only thing you would really need to take them off for is if you wanted to repaint them... Just man up and tape it off or use a peice of cardboard to catch the overspray.
     
  9. Aug 18, 2010 at 2:51 PM
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    Thanks for all the comments guys!!! :cheers:
     
  10. Aug 18, 2010 at 3:07 PM
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    Those are awesome!!
     
  11. Aug 18, 2010 at 3:11 PM
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    I may have to make that trip then. Thanks for the info man.
     
  12. Aug 18, 2010 at 3:27 PM
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    looks good man,they look tough as hell
     
  13. Aug 20, 2010 at 12:35 AM
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    Your photoshop mod is awesome!!!

    Thanks btw.
     
  14. Aug 20, 2010 at 12:38 AM
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    Nice sliders, lots of the FJ guys are running those, Ive never seen them on a Taco though.

    I really love the way they sit flush with your bushwackers too.
     
  15. Aug 20, 2010 at 11:29 AM
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    Thanks man!!! I thought it was pretty cool how they lined up the the flares too.


    Told you I didn't have those gay ass nerf bars anymore... lol
     
  16. Aug 20, 2010 at 11:31 AM
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    Hot damn that rig is looking good :thumbsup:
     
  17. Aug 20, 2010 at 11:36 AM
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    Thanks dude! I kinda like it too. This is just one more step closer to it being done.
     
  18. Aug 20, 2010 at 2:17 PM
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    What is next on the list??
     
  19. Aug 20, 2010 at 2:43 PM
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    They look good Gary. Now you just have to get a few scratches on them. Bolt on or weld on will both be super strong on your 1st gen, those sliders are much shorter than the loooong 2nd gen ones. Weld on is probably easier on your boxed frame since there aren't really any good bolt on mounting points on that frame. Very little to go off of. Did you ever install the tube shackles I made for you? I made some for another guy with a 1st gen and he said they worked great.

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  20. Aug 20, 2010 at 7:02 PM
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