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Welder messed up my slider install

Discussion in 'Garage / Workshop' started by badguybuster, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. mjp2

    mjp2 The Lost Mod of Akalabeth Staff Member

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    He'd ask his buddy to eyeball the setup to make sure it's straight before welding it up.
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  2. Shawneily

    Shawneily "Its go time, baby!"

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    Oh my god......
     
  3. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    You need to go back, and punch him righ tin the face. NOW!
     
  4. Shawneily

    Shawneily "Its go time, baby!"

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    That... V.S

    how its suppose to be done. WTF was this idiot thinking?!?! I want to come up there myself and kick this guys ass.

    [​IMG]
     
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    oh my god man. i'm sorry, and i know you're mad, but it's kind of hilarious.

    just look at it as a learning experience. at least your only loss was a case of beer and some time.

    take it back to him, explain how they are ACTUALLY supposed to be installed and let him do it. i feel like he should be very willing to correct the mistake.

    good luck!
     
  6. Nathan

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    wait, did you give him cheap beer or the good stuff?
     
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    m0nster986 ♥ Emergency Medicine

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    This thread rocks!
     
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    Oh man, This thread prompted me to run out and double check the welded on sliders on my new/used 98. Looks like the PO had them welded in this fashion, straight to the frame with no mounting plates. Sounds like these are pretty crucial... is it worth having them hacked off and re-welded with mounting plates???
     
  9. amaes

    amaes Cuz Stock Sucks

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    THis is one of the funniest things I've seen in a long time!!!! :laugh:
     
  10. wiscdave

    wiscdave Lets Do It!

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    Way too short, what were they designed for? I wouldn't trust those to really protect anything other than the door. But how they are mounted will protect everything cause you have no ground clearance LOL>>>sorry.

    I've also learned the hard way to stay and watch people perform work that was discussed with friends cause they are known to do what they thought was best..and it ends up being a WTF happened ordeal

    Hang in there it can be fixed...get some longer ones sell those ones here probably for std cab taco or you got taken on that deal too


    oh and countdown till this pic is in the WTF thread...1,2,3,
     
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    Depends. How often so you rock crawl and use them to support the weight of the truck?

    If you don't, you should be fine and it's not worth the trouble to remove/modify/reinstall. :)
     
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    broken mods
    thats great......lol
     
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    Off topic, but how you likin your Tundra? I just got one priced today for a possible pick up when I get back from this deployment. How's it do off road?
     
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    98_Mud_bug 98_mud_bug

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    oh and countdown till this pic is in the WTF thread...1,2,3,[/quote]


    you fail too.. you counted up...:D
     
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    I do like the Tundra but NOT anywhere close to how much I like my Tacoma. The sliders are 80" and were actually for my Tacoma but when I sold it I kept them. I dont really off road the tundra it just isnt very nimble. Oh, well. I will get them fixed sooner or later.
     
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    Rofl! Sorry bro.
     
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    Sell Tundra to CarMax or park it in garage....4 EVER!!!!
     
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    lol, man that is funny. just buy him another case of beer and help
    him get it right. that way you can get it fixed, smooth things over with the guy and your girl,
    and get drunk all at the same time. it is a win, win, win.:D
     
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    I would have lost my shit to the umpteenth degree, I don't know what I would have done. My mouth literally:eek: when I saw the pics. Good luck getting the problem rectified.
     
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