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Old 11-11-2013, 03:14 PM   #1
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Rock Slider Choices?

I've been looking at rock sliders for a few days for my 13 jku. Think they make more sense than step bars because I plan on lifting and off-roading later in my Jeeps life. For all those that question why, it's because I am a senior in college and don't have the money for lift/tires/rims when everything only has 4,500 miles on it. May as well get my use out of them. But I noticed that I have scratches at the bottom of the door...ALREADY. My guess is that it's from my boots/jeans dragging on the paint. Just another reason for sliders.

I've been looking through threads and online accessories places. I like this model cause it covers up and protects my "problem spot." Just looking to see if anyone has or knows of models like this one that may be cheaper or be a better make/brand?
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Cbi off-road is awesome. They can even customize it as a step. I like the look because it's different from the other out there.

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Those look great! About $300 cheaper than the ones in my picture when you pay $118 for shipping! Think I already found a winner.
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Old 11-11-2013, 10:53 PM   #5
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Got ACE myself but like the looks of white knuckle
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Old 11-12-2013, 05:27 AM   #6
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Teraflex rock sliders cover all the way up to the door threshold. Plus they are aluminum and weigh half the steel sliders. My rocker panels were dented prior to installing sliders and they covered up the damage.
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You can also go with a set of the Rubi rails and add the ACE Sliders, which is what I did.
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That's a nice looking rig you have! It's a shame about the scratches, especially at such low miles!

I really like the Smittybilt SRC Classic Rock Rails for what you need. They'll give you great protection and also a large flat step area. You wont need to do any drilling as they bolt right up to the factory location but they do include all the hardware you'll need for mounting. I'm not sure of your exact price range, but these are pretty reasonable as well.

Let me know if you have any questions at all and make sure you post up pictures of whatever you decide to go with!

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Those look great! About $300 cheaper than the ones in my picture when you pay $118 for shipping! Think I already found a winner.


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You'll need a welder.

"This armor was designed to be welded to the frame of your jeep"
Ugh, I definitely missed that...
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Take a look at ShrockWorks rock bars. Very Strong, Easy to clean and touch up, Mount to frame, not body, and look good. 2X2 TUBING-3/16" WALL /1-3/4" round 1/8 dom. Plus they are MADE IN U S A
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^if u don't mind waiting for 3 months. I was gonna get shrockworks and when I called to order, a 3 month wait didn't please me. U could put a deposit down and pay the rest once it's done which will help those with a limited budget. I went with white knuckle since they are local and save me a few bucks doing my own pickup.
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Old 11-14-2013, 02:36 PM   #13
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^if u don't mind waiting for 3 months. I was gonna get shrockworks and when I called to order, a 3 month wait didn't please me. U could put a deposit down and pay the rest once it's done which will help those with a limited budget. I went with white knuckle since they are local and save me a few bucks doing my own pickup.
They told me the same thing, but I had them in 4 weeks. But I agree you shouldn't have to wait at all. However they do look and work good
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We have some bolt on the frame type sliders in the works. Should be ready to sell by Black Friday! Best part, our lead time is only 10-12 business days!
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There is no choice- Ace is the place for the helpful hardware sliders. The ones in your photo look like they are weak at the bottom where the real rock contact occurs. The Ace sliders are very beefy, easy to install and rough surfaced to provide a good stepping surface. But like fine wine, to each their own.
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I like these Smittybilt rockrails/step. Free shipping from Quadratec and super easy to install.

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Ace is the way to go! Talk to KOR, he will set you up!
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We have some bolt on the frame type sliders in the works. Should be ready to sell by Black Friday! Best part, our lead time is only 10-12 business days!
Do they go up to right under the opening for the door? Because that is my main concernů And any idea of a price point?
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There is no choice- Ace is the place for the helpful hardware sliders. The ones in your photo look like they are weak at the bottom where the real rock contact occurs. The Ace sliders are very beefy, easy to install and rough surfaced to provide a good stepping surface. But like fine wine, to each their own.
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I like the fact that they're well reviewed. But, I probably won't be going wheeling any time soon. I was mainly concerned with it covering scratches directly under the door. The fact that it doubles as a step is good though.
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i like these smittybilt rockrails/step. Free shipping from quadratec and super easy to install.


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I was going to go with those until I found these smittys, and they are closer to what the op showed. Love em!

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I was going to go with those until I found these smittys, and they are closer to what the op showed. Love em!

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is that the src or xrc.... Those are the ones I want to get my wife for her 14 jku when it comes in

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Take a look at ShrockWorks rock bars. Very Strong, Easy to clean and touch up, Mount to frame, not body, and look good. 2X2 TUBING-3/16" WALL /1-3/4" round 1/8 dom. Plus they are MADE IN U S A
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These bars attach with 6 bolts(3 on the side & 3 on the bottom) directly to the frame rails. Some rails only use 3 bolts and will flex a lot more, possibly contacting and damaging the rocker panel. Plus they hug the body so as to not reduce ground clearance like some multi-tube bars do. They are not really intended as steps so they do not fill that need as well but they do protect the rockers very well.
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I was going to go with those until I found these smittys, and they are closer to what the op showed. Love em!

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Second that. What model are those? I like the fact that they go right under the door.
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For some reason they are had to find for the jk, but I got them from here http://cmaxdemo.cardinalcommerce.com...x?sku=S/B76646 at 4wd.com

They are called src rocker guard with plate,
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You'll need a welder.

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no welder they bolt right in i have these rails myself
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Love my Poison Spyder Rocker Knockers.
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I just got my TJM sliders from Extreme Terrain today. They are frame mounted sliders. I would also describe them as a mini boat sliders. They will that all the beating protecting the body plus most of the frame.










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