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I've been doing a lot of searching around the forum lately for some rock slider options for my LJ. I started to create a list of different options out there and figured i'd just record it here if it helps others in the future.

Tub Mount Sliders
Shrockworks Sliders
Brooks Custom Concepts
Cassidy's Customs
Savvy Offroad
Rokmen
ARB
AtoZ Fab
Smittybilt XRC

Frame Mount Sliders
Detours Offroad Drop Kick Slyders
Big Daddy Sliders
Smittybilt SRC
Body Armor Rockcrawler
N-Fab Rock Rails

From what i've read the tub mount sliders will provide the best performance/protection on the rocks, however, you'll need to drill into the tub to mount them. Poor installation would affect the level of protection afforded.

For frame mount sliders it seems they work for most with the risk that the rail flexes in towards the tub on hard impact and potentially dents the tub. Installation for frame mount sliders is essentially bolt-on.

I'm still deciding which direction to go on the tub vs frame mount. These won't just be decorative or used as a sidestep for me. I do expect to hit rocks now and then so I definately need something that can support the weight of the Jeep and provide protection.

Anyone care to expand upon the merits of tub mount vs frame mount?
 

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There's brooks custom concepts on e bay. He makes good stuff at good prices. I'm very happy with mine. The only thing I would do different I would have gone wheel well to wheel well instead of fender flare to fender flare.
 

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Brad48178 said:
There's brooks custom concepts on e bay. He makes good stuff at good prices. I'm very happy with mine. The only thing I would do different I would have gone wheel well to wheel well instead of fender flare to fender flare.
Here's a picture of them.
 

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Not familiar with California, but if you're close to Savvy you should check them out in person. Hard to get much better than their sliders. Aluminum to keep them very light, and steel where it counts to hold up in the rocks. Plus if you're actually going to use them, the actual slider portion is easily replaced. I've had the entire weight of my Jeep slam onto their rockers more than a few times with no issues.
 

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Seems pretty reasonable they built pretty good? and does he just have a store on ebay or a website
 

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I think just on e bay. There well built the one thing I would change is he uses grade 5 hardware I would switch to grade 8.
 

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Savvy uses a 3/16 aluminum plate that goes from wheel well to wheel well and door to frame. Then they overlay that with a steel 3/16 plate. So that is 3/8 of an inch of protection that covers from your door sill to under your jeep. Then they add in a 3/8 thick aluminum plate inside the cab to sandwich the sheet metal and add even more strength. Hard to think all that is only 450.00
 

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Thanks for all the responses. I think Savvy is an hour of two away but worth the drive if I can save on shipping. I'll definately check out some of the options ya'll listed (and edit the list at the top of the thread).
 

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Anyone know how much the Savvy LJ sliders way vs full steel set from say Rokmen or Shrockworks?


Savvy = lbs?
Rokmen = lbs?
Shrockworks = 121 lbs


Narrowing down my options but want to understand if the weight savings of the Savvy option is worth the cost adder
 

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Get ace brand rock rails. I know a lot of people who have them on there jk's and they love them. They are very strong and are also made to fit TJ :) once I buy a lift ad tires I'm buying these rails. There about $225-250 the last time I looked so they aren't fairly expensive
 

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Get ace brand rock rails. I know a lot of people who have them on there jk's and they love them. They are very strong and are also made to fit TJ :) once I buy a lift ad tires I'm buying these rails. There about $225-250 the last time I looked so they aren't fairly expensive
My bad I just realize you have an LJ so I'm not sure if these will work for you, I don't know much about the LJ model
 

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Posion spider, And well used lol.
 
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