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Old 02-13-2011, 06:04 PM   #1
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Rocker Armor/Plates

Been looking a lot, for quite a while, for Rocker Armor for Brutus. What I'd -Like- is a piece that covers the whole rocker area, right to the bottom of the door opening. Preferably Black, preferably Diamondplate, but I'll make do if it covers the way I want it to.

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Old 02-13-2011, 06:10 PM   #2
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There are TONS of choices out there. Not too many in diamond plate that I've seen, mainly because it isn't as strong as plate steel.

I plan on getting some Gen-Right or TNT guards when the time comes.

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OBM says that all of it is just A36 mild steel unless they're using an alloy steel.

Mine are diamond plate, tough as nails. I use them to pivot on rocks and have landed HARD on them and have only scraped the paint off.

You will prolly have trouble getting diamond plate unless you have something custom built.
Here are some really goods ones by Shrockworks. They offer good protection all the way under like mine do.





The diamond plate looks nice on the factory Rubicon rocker guards, but believe me when I say, it can get old after awhile. I sometimes wish that mine were flat instead of diamond plate because they don't match anything.

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There are TONS of choices out there. Not too many in diamond plate that I've seen, mainly because it isn't as strong as plate steel.
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OBM says that all of it is just A36 mild steel unless they're using an alloy steel.

Mine are diamond plate, tough as nails. I use them to pivot on rocks and have landed HARD on them and have only scraped the paint off.

You will prolly have trouble getting diamond plate unless you have something custom built.
Here are some really goods ones by Shrockworks. They offer good protection all the way under like mine do.

The diamond plate looks nice on the factory Rubicon rocker guards, but believe me when I say, it can get old after awhile. I sometimes wish that mine were flat instead of diamond plate because they don't match anything.
I appreciate the replies...

I understand your comment about the Diamondplate, but I feel the plain (flat) variety would be TOO plain and not add anything to the look. I may come to regret it, but that's how I feel now. I might even add a coupl'a other Diamondplate accents here and there...once I figure out where I might like them.

The Shrockworks I see are fine - there are many like that out there - but I'd like it if they came ALL the way up to the bottom of the doors. I also don't need the "step" - I have step bars on there now which are nice enough that I'd like to keep them.
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You should prolly look into having some made then. That way you'll get exactly what you want.
The "steps" are SO much more than that. As far as a "step" I can't use mine as such because I'm short and chubby but they are REALLY nice for using as a pivot point on rocks and when I need to access the higher points on my Jeep. Heck even my bumper monkeys use them to hitch a ride every now and then and will stand on them

But mostly, I like them because I can bounce off of them and not tear up my tub. A rock has to reach in to my Jeep at least 6" before it gets close enough to damage my baby and that's not likely to happen.
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