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Old 09-14-2013, 07:17 AM   #1
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DIY rock sliders/steps

I just got done fabricating my own rock sliders/ steps. I liked the look of just the bars but I have two small children that love to go in the jeep. I was concerened about them getting there feet stuck or slipping so I added some expanded metal for stepping. I finished them with dupli color truck bed coating.
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Old 09-15-2013, 02:09 PM   #2
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Those look great. i actually like the expanded metal and for the same reason you put it on. nice job

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Old 09-15-2013, 08:22 PM   #3
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I just got done fabricating my own rock sliders/ steps. I liked the look of just the bars but I have two small children that love to go in the jeep. I was concerened about them getting there feet stuck or slipping so I added some expanded metal for stepping. I finished them with dupli color truck bed coating.
Looks good, any reason you didnt put a break in the steel so it covers the edge of the tub?
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Old 09-15-2013, 08:35 PM   #4
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Nice welds. Well done.
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Old 09-18-2013, 11:20 AM   #5
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Looks good, any reason you didnt put a break in the steel so it covers the edge of the tub?
Thank you. Yes there is no break only because the guy I bought the jeep off of have me the two steel plates for the jeep. They were only painted so I figured I'd add the tubes to it. That's the only reason. I did weld 2 nice plates on each and I welded them to the body frame underneath not the frame itself. Lol
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