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sliders are a go! need suggestions

me and a friend will be doing them. he doesnt have a pipe bender, so it needs to be a fairly simple design. can anybody help out??

thanks! and also, what kind of tubing should we use?
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Yea i suggest you tell me how u come up with so much money LOL
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haha i just need to pay for the materials, my friend is doing the welding, and teaching me, for lunch or beer :)
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No offence but Iv been wondering the same thing.
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buy a set of beard's.
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No offence but Iv been wondering the same thing.
J - O - B.

lol and i have a lot of money saved up.
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buy a set of beard's.
im trying to keep costs down on this one. or else i would.
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buy a set of beard's.
If you have the ability you can build a set cheaper than you can buy Beards.
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600 Dollar bumper, 2 or 3 sets of tires and wheels , lift what am i missing , oh thats in the last month LOL
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600 Dollar bumper, 2 or 3 sets of tires and wheels , lift what am i missing , oh thats in the last month LOL
lol the bumper i'll admit, i spent a lot on that.

but the tires were used, and i get them mounted and balanced for free, and the lift i did with a friend :)
AND sold the old tires for more then i paid for them haha
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lol and i have a lot of money saved up.
I feel ya there. I just know you have a 07 truck with a good chunk of change in it while your in school.
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well this might be even more of a shock, but i paid for the truck up front. so i have no payments.
but long story short on that one, is that my grandpa passed last march, left a good bit of money to everyone in the family, including me, so i paid my parents for my grand prix they gave to me when i turned 16, then paid for the truck, and now its paying for college.

all im paying is insurance and gas.
if it werent for that, well my truck would probably be stock! haha
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Jeez sorry for your loss but DANG
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no worries, he lived a good long life.
but yeah, it is nice knowing its paid off, and its mine. insurance is pricey, but what can ya do.

but yeah, anyways back on topic lol
anybody have any ideas? i'd do them like beards, but that probably requires a bender?
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if you dont have a bender use square tubing
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no worries, he lived a good long life.
but yeah, it is nice knowing its paid off, and its mine. insurance is pricey, but what can ya do.

but yeah, anyways back on topic lol
anybody have any ideas? i'd do them like beards, but that probably requires a bender?
or go to a metal shop and have them bend if for you
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well this might be even more of a shock, but i paid for the truck up front. so i have no payments.
but long story short on that one, is that my grandpa passed last march, left a good bit of money to everyone in the family, including me, so i paid my parents for my grand prix they gave to me when i turned 16, then paid for the truck, and now its paying for college.

all im paying is insurance and gas.
if it werent for that, well my truck would probably be stock! haha
Thats how I got my truck, was the inheritance from my grandmother passing.
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thats true, we talked about that too.
if we're lucky, they could maybe do it for free.

i wish i had autocadd. i could design these things in a quick second.

damnit. lol
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Maybe I'm missing something but what do you have to bend? Isn't it a straight piece of tube with arms coming off of them to the frame? I've never seen a pair in person, just in pictures.
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pic of seabass's truck (nice truck btw)

you can see the bend on the ends there.

but maybe, instead of it bending in, just have it go straight, then a 90* angle down. hmmm
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Oh duh, haha. Thinking about it in my head I totally forgot about that top part. Well nevermind lol
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Just do miter cuts instead of bends.
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damn. i really like those!
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