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How long did you wheel your current rig without Rock Sliders?

Built with Sliders
4 (16.7%)
Came with Sliders
0 (0%)
One run without
0 (0%)
A few runs without
8 (33.3%)
Still running without!
12 (50%)

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BigMike

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How long did you wheel your current rig without Rock Sliders?
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I know a few people who still do not have sliders after years of knowing them

BigMike [OP]

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I ran 1 simple trail, no damage, followed by Claw Hammer at Johnson Valley. Took a small dent to the driver's rocker panel and installed Marlin sliders the following week :gap: That was enough for me without sliders :joke:
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Never ran without sliders, I like sliding on rocks to much lol :)

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About as soon as I started really wheeling decent stuff I made a set of solid sliders.  I had several sets old "nerf bars" back in the day, all of which got destroyed. I like to pivot on things so sliders are much more than protection for me.
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I had several sets old "nerf bars" back in the day

I remember helping Marlin cut off an end from his Smittybuilt nerf bars and we inserted thick walled water pipe to strengthen em up :yupyup:
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Years wasn't an option so I selected a few.
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Day I bought my truck they were on. Came off my last truck
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about a year, took a couple hits on the drivers lower bed/door and pinch area
1988 Blue Std Cab: SAS, Longs, HP/ARB/5.29 Front, ARB/5.29 Rear, Marlin Dual Ultimate w/ 23 Spline MC07XD-R10, Marlin 30 Spline Front & Rear Output Shafts, Dave's Triple shifter, FROR crossmember, Bilstein 12" f+r, RUF w/ 63s, 7in bob, 40x13.5x17 MTR's on Racelines Monster Beadlocks 17x9.5

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Thinking about them after my last trip, kinda bent my body seams along the bottom edge
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From 3/7/2009 through 7/24/2010, when I took this trail:

No Sliders


It looked bad, but only kissed the seam a little and made about 1/8" bump.

Now that the truck has SAS, they get used quite a bit:

W/ Sliders

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Ran with no sliders. After I took a few good hits to the cab, rocker, n bed this  season I had to throw some on.
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