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Please recommend some high and tight sliders

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by wmflyfisher, Nov 8, 2009.

  1. Nov 8, 2009 at 4:47 AM
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    wmflyfisher

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    Looking for a set of cheap (if possible) sliders that will sit high and tight up against my access cab as possible. I do not offroad this truck so nothing serious is needed. I just can't stand when they look like their sitting way off the body. I also don't mind welding them to the frame. Any help would be great!
     
  2. Nov 8, 2009 at 5:11 AM
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    Why do you want them if you don't wheel the truck??

    And if you find a local offroad shop you'll probably get the best result. Most sliders are designed to have like an 1 inch standoff from the pinch weld and to stick out enuf to protect the body. A local shop can make you the parts you want exactly the way you want them
     
  3. Nov 8, 2009 at 6:46 AM
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    Well I don't intentionally wheel the truck but I do get off the highway for hunting, camping, and fishing quite often so the added protection would be nice. I'll check out some local shops.

    Dang, wish I would have knew about your shop! My uncle just came up from Pcola this weekend! :mad:
     
  4. Nov 8, 2009 at 7:31 AM
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    Demello makes some double tube square tube sliders that sit pretty high up.

    Most of the round tube sliders angle upwards closer to the body.

    Do a search on this forum (upper right blue bar) "rock sliders" you'll find lots of options depending on what you want them for.

    I have Toyota OEM running boards on mine (double cab). They stick out to prevent door dings, I can use them as a step mostly to reach the roof & back of my cab. They sit nice to the body and mount to the cab.
     
  5. Nov 8, 2009 at 7:50 AM
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    I will also vote for Demello. They make some great sliders in different styles to fit your needs. I have their round tube bolt on sliders.

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  6. Nov 8, 2009 at 7:56 AM
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    Sweet. Thanks guys
     
  7. Nov 8, 2009 at 11:04 AM
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    Naw...You don't want my shop. I ordered Revenge Sliders and got them welded down here...They did a good job- but I'm not sure I'd want to have them make me silders.

    Best of luck.
     
  8. Nov 8, 2009 at 11:12 AM
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    Yeah, saw the revenge sliders but there has been some problems so I think I'll steer clear.
     
  9. Nov 8, 2009 at 11:16 AM
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    I don't blame you- I really like them- for all the hassle that other folks took trying to get them...I couldn't recommend them to an enemy...

    I know folks have said good things about Demello...Best of luck!!
     
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    Nobody recommended Shrockworks yet. They look like a great product.
     
  13. Nov 8, 2009 at 12:45 PM
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    Shrockworks makes great stuff but they're stuff like $500+. The OP asked for something that wont hurt his wallet.
     
  14. Nov 8, 2009 at 12:59 PM
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    Got mine from Stubbswelding.com. They are weld on sliders that kick out towards the rear of the cab. The price he quoted me at the time I ordered was actually less than what it shows online because the price of steel was down. Might be worth looking into it. Good luck.
     
  15. Nov 8, 2009 at 4:42 PM
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    Great info here guys. Yeah looking for something on the cheaper side for right now.
     
  16. Nov 8, 2009 at 5:21 PM
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