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Old 11-26-2012, 09:51 PM   #1
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Rock sliders?

I'm looking to get some rock sliders for my tj and am wanting some suggestions. I want to keep the drilling to my body and stuff to a minimum so whatever has an easier installation? Help me out please! I'd like to see and hear about what everyone's got.

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Old 11-28-2012, 09:03 AM   #2
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Anything guys and gals? I would really love some suggestions please

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Old 11-28-2012, 09:07 AM   #3
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Ive reaserched and about to order some ACE rock rails. Really protect the doors, and do come on TJs too. They dont look half bad either, only 2-3 drill spots. Their tubes, not the sheets.
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Old 11-28-2012, 10:17 AM   #4
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Ive reaserched and about to order some ACE rock rails. Really protect the doors, and do come on TJs too. They dont look half bad either, only 2-3 drill spots. Their tubes, not the sheets.
Those are fine for JK's, but TJ's have a much stiffer tub and benefit from body mounted rockers. More clearance and stronger.

My favorite are the Savvy ones myself, but I wouldn't mind running the Rokmen ones either. There are a lot of other good options, but these 2 stick out the most for me because I have seen them take serious abuse with no damage to the tub. The internal slider reinforcement really helps spread the load.

EDIT: I didn't see that you didn't want to to drill the body. I understand where you are coming from, but I wouldn't worry about it.As long as you have a floor jack and a drill with a good quality bit it's really not that difficult to install them. If you are dead set against drilling the body, then a set of Rubicon sliders is probably the best you could do. There might be other options out there but I do not know of them.
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I'm looking for rails like you, don't want to drill if I don't have too, but would for me its mostly just the step I'm looking for. ive been looking at the Rubicon ones myself but am not really wanting to spend over $300 for something that for my purposes is only going to be a good looking step.
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I got mine on EBAY E-Auto Grilles! $150.00!!! I have been very happy with mine! Took me about 2hours to install! It takes 8 bolts a side and it attaches to the frame not the body! You can weld them on to if you want! I took a good hit from a tree to the side of them the other day and they are rock solid! If you buy them tell them Shaun Napier sent you!
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I got mine on EBAY E-Auto Grilles! $150.00!!! I have been very happy with mine! Took me about 2hours to install! It takes 8 bolts a side and it attaches to the frame not the body! You can weld them on to if you want! I took a good hit from a tree to the side of them the other day and they are rock solid! If you buy them tell them Shaun Napier sent you!
which part # was that, those are exactly what I'm looking for!
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I'm looking to get some rock sliders for my tj and am wanting some suggestions. I want to keep the drilling to my body and stuff to a minimum so whatever has an easier installation? Help me out please! I'd like to see and hear about what everyone's got.
If you really want Rock Sliders on your TJ you are going to want to mount them to the tub. If you want steps, that's different. The frame mounted ones are more likely to get pushed up into the tub causing as much or more damage as if they were not there. My opinion anyway.

I went with a local company when I was in Michigan - Sinister Fabworks, really like them.

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Ok I just talked to the seller and he said there is a mistake on the pricing! It says they cost $1,147.99 but they are just suppose to be $147.99! Ya, quite the mistake....

People have there opinions on rock sliders the reason why I don't like the ones that mount to the body. On my neighbors has bowed the body out after stepping on it to get up in the jeep.

But yes if you hit something hard enough on the ones I have it will go up into the body. I have dropped off my front tire on to a tree and they didn't budge.

Choices choices choices...
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JCR Delux Crusaders is what I mounted up to my LJ. You do drill the body and trim the body mount bushings to compensate for the thickness of the rail. I had them powdercoated in wrinkle black for traction and it could easily be patched with bedliner if they got scratched up..




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