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Old August 6th, 2009, 11:12 AM
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Rocksliders-Which to Buy?

Want to purchase a set of sliders for my 90. What Brand/who's should I purchase?
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Old August 6th, 2009, 11:21 AM
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Use the search function "rocksliders", you'll find at least 30 threads related
to the subject, rocksliders, treesliders, uk sellers, us sellers, etc...
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Old August 6th, 2009, 11:35 AM
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I have a set of Slick Rock sliders . I have had them on 3 different trucks they are well built and have more mounting points than the typical slider.

Safari Gard seems to have a good product dont know if they are making anything yet as thier web site is still limited.
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Old August 6th, 2009, 03:48 PM
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Bill Burke used to make a set. His design looked to be done right. I have Safari Gard but i doubt they are as strong as the design Bill used.
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Old August 6th, 2009, 03:52 PM
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I think the slick rocks are a close copy of the BB.
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Slick rocks site doesn't work. They still in business? Shrockworks doesn't make D-90 stuff anymore!
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Old August 6th, 2009, 04:48 PM
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I guess it also depends on your lift and if you prefer to have a flip down step or tree sliders so you have something to step on. I have Rock Ware tree sliders. With a lift it's a long way up if there is nothing to step on.
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D90 sliders are stupid easy to make. Bill Burkes I liked because they were 3x3 square tubing. I have a couple pieces I set aside for the 110 but never got around to fitting them.
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Old August 6th, 2009, 04:52 PM
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Which brands allow the flip down steps to still be mounted and function? I really like them, and wouldn't want to lose them.
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I have Rockware's with the tube extensions. They aren't going anywhere
Makes for a good step if you have a roof rack as well.
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Old August 6th, 2009, 07:59 PM
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i have some safari gard sliders that I might free up

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Old August 6th, 2009, 08:03 PM
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How much? Are they complete and ready to bolt on?
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Old August 6th, 2009, 08:10 PM
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yes trade for tire carrier
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Old August 6th, 2009, 09:09 PM
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Tire carrier is sold sorry!
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First Four offroad

I have a set of FirstFour offroad rock sliders with nerf bars..

Really great quality and good mounting method...


http://www.firstfour.co.uk/tree-slid...373-482725.php

That is actually a picture of my truck!


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