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My Rock sliders came in today and I am trying to get some opinions on how to mount them up. Either the tradishional way angled up or mounted like a step bar I like either way. Im going to weld some plate on the end of the tube and a gusset on the top and bolt them to the frame. But im just looking for some extra imput on witch way to angle them.

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I really dig the way they look mounted at an angle. I think that they would provide you with a little more wiggle room when it comes to playin' in the rocks too.
 






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I really dig the way they look mounted at an angle. I think that they would provide you with a little more wiggle room when it comes to playin' in the rocks too.

Yea that is what I am leaning towards angled.
 


















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Maybe just a little less angle than in your pic. That way you could still use it as a step (if you need it). It also all depends on what kind of terrain you'll be on. Since you're 2wd you might not get into the situations to cause this... :)

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Both doors on the same rock, but different trips!


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yea that looks good! 2WD for now:D going with the cheaper stuff right now axle this summer I already have a D44 out of a J20 Im slowly collecting parts.
 






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Maybe just a little less angle than in your pic. That way you could still use it as a step (if you need it). It also all depends on what kind of terrain you'll be on. Since you're 2wd you might not get into the situations to cause this... :)

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Both doors on the same rock, but different trips!


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Froader, I like how you went back a second time, just to make sure both doors match, I am a sucker for being well balanced too!
 






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open your door and mount them up with an 1-1.5" of room for flex between them and the door. so in the event of a real hard hit/bending you have some play to still open your door. be sure to do a write up, i don't think there is one for a sport on the forum. i like those sliders and not a bad price, what is the shipping like?
 






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how far apart is the main slider and the outer hoop?
 






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Mounts are done I have like 2 left to make. I need more metal for the gussets. Don't Judge my welding skills.

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Less angle I think would protect a bit more then angled. specially for things such as trees and the like as your providing more space between the side and the obstacle.
 






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progress?
 






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progress?

Yea can't decide if im going to put them on now or after my BL 35's plus I want to get them powder coated wrinkle black. But I have them all welded up and ready to put on.
 









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If you're putting a body lift on, wait until that's done to install them.

That's what I'm thinkin the bracket on the sliders hangs down like 3 inches because of the rockers so 3' BL would be perfect
 






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