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Old 01-18-2014, 09:13 AM   #1
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Rock Slider HELP!

Hey all, I purchased (used) Smittybilt XRC Rock Sliders. I Cannot for the life of me get these things to properly line up to the holes in my pinch weld. Does anyone have experience mounting these? Any words of wisdom?

The rear mounts up fine, but the front is about 1 inch away. As we push the front closer, the back pops out of alignment. They Are not bent! Its like my JK has a "curve" to it.
I have a 2008 JK 2-door
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Old 01-18-2014, 09:22 AM   #2
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Old 01-18-2014, 09:28 AM   #3
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Negative. Downloaded those EXACT instructions. Still nothing
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Sometimes people have fitment issues with smittybilt products.

However, I'm curious that they are a USED set, that means someone before you was able to install them....

If you're sure you've done everything right, you might just have to tap a new hole for the pinch seam bolt.
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Old 01-18-2014, 09:39 AM   #5
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it is a common problem with shittybilt. you need to do some redrilling.
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Old 01-18-2014, 09:54 AM   #6
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Sometimes people have fitment issues with smittybilt products.

However, I'm curious that they are a USED set, that means someone before you was able to install them....

If you're sure you've done everything right, you might just have to tap a new hole for the pinch seam bolt.
I am in talks with the guy I bought them from, who offered to help. I know I might have to drill holes in the pinch seam/weld, but I cant because the groove on the sliders, doesnt match up the the pinch seam.
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Old 01-18-2014, 11:43 AM   #7
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Too bad he won't buy them back then you can get some real sliders
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Old 01-18-2014, 12:28 PM   #8
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Search youtube. I recall seeing a install vid. The guy had issues but resolved them.
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Old 01-18-2014, 01:26 PM   #9
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Too bad he won't buy them back then you can get some real sliders
He actually said he has zero problem taking them back. And for the amount of hardcore wheeling I do (or dont). These will be fine. My friend had em and held up fine

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