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difference in application... mine are to keep my truck as strait as I can on the occasional tree or rock strike, not trying to pivot the truck on boulders constantly, my sliders would handle that BUT not the mounts, they would need more metal to reinforce for sure it I was going to use them like you do.
I don't even think the actual slider will take it .250" wall DOM is what my bumper is made of and that is bent in spots as are the .250" wall DOM lower links on my setup. I might be able to get away with a .375-.5" wall DOM sliders only reason I popped in here is everyone seems to be talking them up
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Those sliders will last in any type of condition as long as you are fairly easy on the skinny pedal. I have seen built up rigs running the same DOM on the rubicon and not had any problems. But if going fast on rocks is what your about you have to expect things not holding up.
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Those sliders will last in any type of condition as long as you are fairly easy on the skinny pedal. I have seen built up rigs running the same DOM on the rubicon and not had any problems. But if going fast on rocks is what your about you have to expect things not holding up.
You can do the rubicon without sliders and come out more or less unscathed. Especially now with all of the rock stacking and destroyed obstacles.
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You can do the rubicon without sliders and come out more or less unscathed. Especially now with all of the rock stacking and destroyed obstacles.
Now it is easier but I doubt you can do it without sliders or armor and come out as you went in.
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Now it is easier but I doubt you can do it without sliders or armor and come out as you went in.
Depends on the vehicle you are in. I have seen JK's walk out just fine, but you can dodge the vast majority of the bigger obstacles in one due to wheel base. I was more trying to point out the trails are a bit more difficult were I am. My ranger also weighs in the 5400lb range with my normal wheeling gear...
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I don't even think the actual slider will take it .250" wall DOM is what my bumper is made of and that is bent in spots as are the .250" wall DOM lower links on my setup. I might be able to get away with a .375-.5" wall DOM sliders only reason I popped in here is everyone seems to be talking them up
What kind of abuse are you putting your truck through if you think you need 1/2" wall DOM for rock sliders?
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What kind of abuse are you putting your truck through if you think you need 1/2" wall DOM for rock sliders?
The black hills...we have guys breaking solid links on the rocks.
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honestly if you guys are breaking solid links then you are probably using the wrong metal. it should bend far before it breaks. at least that way you have a hope of driving back home or to the trailer.


as for the sliders i am looking at these because they are the cheapest i found on the market and will hold up to anything i will be willing to put my truck through
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honestly if you guys are breaking solid links then you are probably using the wrong metal. it should bend far before it breaks. at least that way you have a hope of driving back home or to the trailer.


as for the sliders i am looking at these because they are the cheapest i found on the market and will hold up to anything i will be willing to put my truck through
They are not breaking they are bending I have seen one sheer, but that was a bit out of the ordinary and extreme to say the least.
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Finally got around to getting my TG sliders installed... they've been sitting on my garage floor for a couple of years now







I have the exact same truck only mines and 07 what tg sliders are those , I see multiple different kinds, if you have a part number that'd be great, thanks!
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I have the exact same truck only mines and 07 what tg sliders are those , I see multiple different kinds, if you have a part number that'd be great, thanks!
They're the 78" ones, should only be 1 part number...
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They're definitely not 78"... Mine are 78" and they extend flare to flare. They might be the 67" ones made for the 84-88 extended cab yotas. They look too long to be the 58 inchers for the 4runners though.
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