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2 Sets of Sliders completed and Installed

Evan came down yesterday and we got busy making sliders. I already had a design of sorts and had all the metal. Contacted my bender and bent the outside pieces.

I think I welded for like hours after hours. lol

Here are the pics, we will probably brace some more later and clean a few things up later but after 2 days or work we are whipped.









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OoooooWeeeee! Those look sharp! Where's you valance Zach?
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damn those look awesome!!
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Those are bad ***!
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I could have made them a bit longer but that was a design flaw.

Valance is off for other projects.
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You should take a picture head on with the valance off just to show off your suspension setup!
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They look fantastic, Zach! Nice fabbing! Functional and attractive -- not everyone makes the extra effort and achieves both like that.
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those look great... nice work
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They look great Zach!
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looks real good,nice work
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those look awsome, i want a set for the dodge
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Man those look great, I want a set!
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now make some for non-BL peeps!

edit: curious....I'm no engineer, but why only the 1 support? I seem to recall most pre-fab sliders commercially available have 3 supports.

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wow those look really good and clean, if i had the cash id get some even though theyd never get hurt ha

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now make some for non-BL peeps!

edit: curious....I'm no engineer, but why only the 1 support? I seem to recall most pre-fab sliders commercially available have 3 supports.
my guess: those center supports just hold the top bar and adding more wouldnt make the bottom bar any more sturdy. Just extra weight..
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those are slick
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very nice Zach



how's getting into the truck? do they make it any harder hopping in since there's now an additional bar to hop over as you get in?
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wow those look GREAT. i would make some more and sell em, people will buy them and you can have your own little business...??, i thought of it, so maybe a 10-20% profit for me, lol
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looks good man


To bad they aren't longer


do you have any pics of how you mounted them?
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ive made a few sets around town for people..

i need to make a set for rangers and sell them for the southern people cuz they are heavy..

turned out great zach..
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very nice!!!
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Man thats some nice work.
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Nice job Zach, ever get that new steering shaft in?

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This May Sound Dumb But What Do You Need Troughs For Other Then Looks ???
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This May Sound Dumb But What Do You Need Troughs For Other Then Looks ???
protect the body from rocks or anything that you may hit that you are going over because of the rangers long break over point
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