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Old 04-04-2012, 03:52 PM   #1
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new rock sliders

Got me some new rock sliders. They are smittybilt, i know i know they are made in china but i want them to match my front bumper

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Old 04-04-2012, 04:06 PM   #2
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Lookin good Justin

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Old 04-04-2012, 04:27 PM   #3
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Lookin good Justin
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Old 04-04-2012, 04:37 PM   #4
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It's almost impossible to get around it Justin. My bumpers are Smittybuilt and nerfbars are Rugged Ridge, also made in China. It is just the way it is.

They do look good
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I know warn is great but when I see those prices. Ouch.
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i know its late now but check out poison spyder, they're priced pretty good, have stuff on both end of the spectrum price wise.
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I heard you got those!!! They look great on your rig.
Your getting there!!! just a few more upgrades and youll be ready for Chinamens!!
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I'm looking pretty closely at Rockmen right now. Their quality is exceptional and their prices are very reasonable, compared to Warn and Teraflex. I will probably be getting both their belly pan and their gas tank skid. The gas tank skid will gain me about an extra inch and a half of clearance and another inch of room to push back my rear axle. The reviews of their products on JeepForum are outstanding.
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I'm definatly doing Rokmen...belly and fuel tank skid. Local shop great guys Outstanding product...all the research that i've done tells me that there is no other choice.. I did the JKS B1 Body lift today in preperation for them next month.
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How's that go as a solo project? I don't yell for help very often but was thinking about it for that one.
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ed, if you need a hand we could work out some time
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Old 04-04-2012, 08:38 PM   #12
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just reread what i wrote, and didnt mean to make it seem like they aren't nice sliders. they do look nice. i just have a hard time spending the price anyone asks for those when all's they are is simple cuts and a welds, maybe 45 in materials. the ones i have, i know they aren't the best looking but hey they're armor not a fashion statement, i spent a whopping 30 bucks
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How's that go as a solo project? I don't yell for help very often but was thinking about it for that one.
easy as pie on the B1. had some trouble with the one inch engine lift. but now that i've done it , next time would be easy.
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did the mml you put in have all new bolts or just the extensions ive seen most come with?
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some new some reuse
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ok, when i saw the extensions on almost every kit that was reasonably priced i was getting worried
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ed, if you need a hand we could work out some time
Thanks, I appreciate it Won't be for a while. It will be part of the phoenix rising from the ashes in June...
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easy as pie on the B1. had some trouble with the one inch engine lift. but now that i've done it , next time would be easy.
That I can believe Having that six wobbling around on a floor jack is not something I am looking forward to. If I use a kit it will probably be the JKS. Have to price out materials to see if it is worth fabricating.
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I'm definatly doing Rokmen...belly and fuel tank skid. Local shop great guys Outstanding product...all the research that i've done tells me that there is no other choice.. I did the JKS B1 Body lift today in preperation for them next month.
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I'm looking pretty closely at Rockmen right now. Their quality is exceptional and their prices are very reasonable, compared to Warn and Teraflex. I will probably be getting both their belly pan and their gas tank skid. The gas tank skid will gain me about an extra inch and a half of clearance and another inch of room to push back my rear axle. The reviews of their products on JeepForum are outstanding.
rokmen does have some sweet items im prob going to get there belly pan as well
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rokmen does have some sweet items im prob going to get there belly pan as well
Don't miss the price reduction on the belly pan. It hasn't shown up on their site but you can find it in the dealer forum.
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Got me some new rock sliders. They are smittybilt, i know i know they are made in china but i want them to match my front bumper
Hey those look familiar. Good job on the install. I think you are going to like them.
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Old 04-05-2012, 01:41 PM   #22
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I bet they are familiar. Install wasnt to bad. Found some perfect matching bolts at fastenal. Those things aren't going anywhere I made sure lol

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