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Old 10-03-2010, 04:27 PM   #1
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Wanting to buy some rock sliders for my 1997 tj. 4.0

Wanting some pros and cons of numerous sliders for my tj. Ease of mounting, durability,cost and craftmanship. All options are greatly appreciated.
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Old 10-03-2010, 06:17 PM   #2
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I think poison spider rock sliders are the best.

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Old 10-03-2010, 06:35 PM   #3
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I think poison spider rock sliders are the best.
It's what I run and they are some of the best you can buy. Easy of installation is not easy.

They go between the body mounts and the body and I had to cut 1/4" off each body mount to have them fit flush. Need some good tall jackstands and a tall floor jack to make it easier.

Best cheap way to cut body mounts was a hacksaw and gojo hand cleaner as lubrication. Ask me how long it took to figure that out!
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Yea, a bit difficult to install but worth it. Being mounted the way they do makes them super strong. BTW ditch the steps and flare extensions IMO.
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http://www.detoursusa.com/dropkicks.php

It's a different approach. Apparently they are very strong.

There's a few people on here with them.
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Old 10-03-2010, 07:38 PM   #6
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Yeah I was gonna take the steps off today. But it rained all day and I put my hard top on and now with the roof racks it won't fit in my garage... I like the racks but they maybe a problem. I had my hard top painted over the summer and my buddy which is my painter told me to go flat black. Well I wanted something glossy. Now that I put it on, I wish I would of went flat... Of course he said "I told you so". Banghead
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Yeah I was gonna take the steps off today. But it rained all day and I put my hard top on and now with the roof racks it won't fit in my garage... I like the racks but they maybe a problem. I had my hard top painted over the summer and my buddy which is my painter told me to go flat black. Well I wanted something glossy. Now that I put it on, I wish I would of went flat... Of course he said "I told you so". Banghead
A coat of flat clear will fix that.....
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Old 10-04-2010, 06:41 AM   #8
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I would say Rokmen ot AtoZ fab for Rock Sliders. Mounting as stated above is pretty straight forward as well.

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