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Old November 22nd, 2013, 09:46 AM
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Whatever you do, don't hacksaw the bottom of your NATO can locker doors to accommodate sliders.
x2 use a cutoff wheel or a plasma cutter. Way better than a hacksaw.

But it isn't just the door it's the bottom of the box as well. You'd probably want to reinforce the box to make up for the strength of the material you'd have to remove.

You can cut the slider down, which may or may not leave you with enough material to attach tree bars on them in the rear, behind the box.

So custom fabrication will be required no matter what. I don't think there is a bolt on option for an exmod 110.
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Old January 23rd, 2014, 10:24 AM
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Old January 23rd, 2014, 11:24 AM
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This is what I am planning on doing. This was shared with me by another member. Now I have to find a local fabricator.
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Old July 27th, 2014, 05:48 PM
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If I install sliders, can I also install OEM steps (the folding style)? I am mostly looking for side impact protection, but my wife wants steps also. I am thinking there is no way I could have steps and tree bars?

Thoughts?
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You can pivot off standard rock sliders too (if securely mounted). just make sure they stick out further than the body in either case.
Only if truck and obstacle are pretty much level, the more it sticks out the better. If off camber and the pivot point is on the downhill side, the tree bar adds the 3-4 inches of spacing required to prevent body damage. That is where their value lies imo.

I don't like the way they look but love the functionality. If you are a mall cruiser I say no. If you will take your truck places that challenge you and the trucks abilities, they can be invaluable.
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Old July 27th, 2014, 06:29 PM
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If I install sliders, can I also install OEM steps (the folding style)? I am mostly looking for side impact protection, but my wife wants steps also. I am thinking there is no way I could have steps and tree bars?

Thoughts?
Not OEM steps but Overlander did this and I think it's brilliant: http://www.defendersource.com/forum/...ad.php?t=53343
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Old July 27th, 2014, 06:44 PM
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Paul, If you install sliders with tree bars then the tree bars act as steps so the OEM steps would be redundant in that case. Just put some 3M anti-slip tape on top and you're good to go. I use mine that way and they work great for getting in and even when loading the roof rack.
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If I install sliders, can I also install OEM steps (the folding style)? I am mostly looking for side impact protection, but my wife wants steps also. I am thinking there is no way I could have steps and tree bars? Thoughts?
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+1 on that... I wouldn't install a set without tree protectors on..
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Old July 27th, 2014, 06:55 PM
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Paul, If you install sliders with tree bars then the tree bars act as steps so the OEM steps would be redundant in that case. Just put some 3M anti-slip tape on top and you're good to go. I use mine that way and they work great for getting in and even when loading the roof rack.
I thought of that, but the rails on sliders are almost the same height as the floor- I need something lower than that! Maybe the steps would work but not fold up? I do like the idea of the tree bars as a step to reach the roof. If only someone made a slider/step combo like they make for Jeeps & domestic stuff...
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Old July 27th, 2014, 07:24 PM
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Have a local fabricator make a step the slips over/hangs from the slider. Something removable incase you want to take it off road.

-Jeff
Good plan. Thanks!
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Have a local fabricator make a step the slips over/hangs from the slider. Something removable incase you want to take it off road.

-Jeff
Like RTE used to offer for theirs.....
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Old July 27th, 2014, 07:42 PM
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Paul, If you install sliders with tree bars then the tree bars act as steps so the OEM steps would be redundant in that case. Just put some 3M anti-slip tape on top and you're good to go. I use mine that way and they work great for getting in and even when loading the roof rack.
See I am on page with this idea...Mark's chains are a good idea but they just feel too freaky to step on, your wife most likely wont' like them!
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Old July 27th, 2014, 07:44 PM
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See I am on page with this idea...Mark's chains are a good idea but they just feel too freaky to step on, your wife most likely wont' like them!
Agreed!
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Have a local fabricator make a step the slips over/hangs from the slider. Something removable incase you want to take it off road. -Jeff
Or have him weld in M10 bungs/nuts into the bottom off the square tube part of the slider. Modify a fold up step to bolt on and off. With a cordless impact and 17mm socket you can take them on and off in minutes.
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So who makes a set of rock sliders with tree bars for a ROW 110 worth buying?
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So who makes a set of rock sliders with tree bars for a ROW 110 worth buying?
No one. But MANTEC and TF make some decent ones for reasonable $$. Otherwise wait for some of the madcowdungbeetle ones he's working on.
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So who makes a set of rock sliders with tree bars for a ROW 110 worth buying?
Dont mean to take away from Carter, but how about the Masai sliders? Anyone have them? The tree slider looks like it sticks out quite a bit....
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Old September 16th, 2014, 11:52 PM
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Dont mean to take away from Carter, but how about the Masai sliders? Anyone have them? The tree slider looks like it sticks out quite a bit....
Dave at urban is putting them on my 90; I went with Masai because they double as a step and realistically I figure they'd see more parking lot door ding deterrent than anything.

For protection I'd go with some rock sliders; for steps/urban jungle resistance I like Masai
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I have the terrafirma ones with the tree bar on my 110 truck and love them.. I will be installing a set on the new 130 also.. I bought mine from Stephen at safari.. Actually I have bought a couple of sets from him..
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I have the terrafirma ones with the tree bar on my 110 truck and love them.. I will be installing a set on the new 130 also.. I bought mine from Stephen at safari.. Actually I have bought a couple of sets from him..
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X2, have them as well and think they are great, but I'm not trying to use them to rotate the truck off of rocks. Mostly have them to improve the prospects of a side impact collision...
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