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Unread 02-07-2008, 02:53 PM   #1
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Calling all ZJ owners with side steps / rock sliders

Hi Everyone,

My wife (yes my wife, clearly the greatest woman alive.....for more than this reason alone) has sourced me some chrome side bars. They are from a toyota but with some minor mods and some brackets made they will go on a treat and look nice and chunky. They are about an inch longer then the side of the ZJ so will need a bit of trimming.

Would anyone be able to take a pic of the underneath of their ZJ so I can see where manufactured steps mount to the body/chassis? Also would anyone be able to measure the distance between the inside edge of the two brackets that they mount with.

I'll do a how to with pictures if anyone is interested.

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Unread 02-07-2008, 03:08 PM   #2
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Unread 02-07-2008, 03:37 PM   #3
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Well,

those are not rock sliders. Those are pure nerf bars. They help for getting in and out. I find it difficult to believe that you need those for a stock vehicle. However, my thoughts on that aside, they can't be hilifted off of. They will not provide much at all for rocker protection. I'm guessing that you're getting them for looks?

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Unread 02-07-2008, 03:53 PM   #4
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Well,

those are not rock sliders. Those are pure nerf bars. They help for getting in and out. I find it difficult to believe that you need those for a stock vehicle. However, my thoughts on that aside, they can't be hilifted off of. They will not provide much at all for rocker protection. I'm guessing that you're getting them for looks?

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lol, that just mad me laugh (says it's to short)
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Unread 02-08-2008, 08:42 AM   #5
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Well,

those are not rock sliders. Those are pure nerf bars. They help for getting in and out. I find it difficult to believe that you need those for a stock vehicle. However, my thoughts on that aside, they can't be hilifted off of. They will not provide much at all for rocker protection. I'm guessing that you're getting them for looks?

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I'm getting them cos the missus has trouble getting in and it's going to get a two inch lift. There's not many rocky regions where I live so I don't need rock sliders....just the steps
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Unread 02-08-2008, 09:43 AM   #6
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Well,

those are not rock sliders. Those are pure nerf bars. They help for getting in and out. I find it difficult to believe that you need those for a stock vehicle. However, my thoughts on that aside, they can't be hilifted off of. They will not provide much at all for rocker protection. I'm guessing that you're getting them for looks?

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Unread 02-08-2008, 12:22 PM   #7
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Hi Everyone,

Would anyone be able to take a pic of the underneath of their ZJ so I can see where manufactured steps mount to the body/chassis?
Try this http://www.kevinsoffroad.com/zj/zjin...zjsliderz.html

And when you get your ZJ up and running, please go humiliate some Land Rovers.
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Unread 02-08-2008, 01:58 PM   #8
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I have some side steps on mine I will try and put some pics up soon and I would definitely recommend them I had mines on for 2 days when some punk 17 year old fell asleep on his car and slammed on my side luckily the side step took all the hit but the impact without them could of totaled my jeep. My total repair cost nothing + a new front end suspension his total cost $7000
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I have some side steps on mine I will try and put some pics up soon and I would definitely recommend them I had mines on for 2 days when some punk 17 year old fell asleep on his car and slammed on my side luckily the side step took all the hit but the impact without them could of totaled my jeep. My total repair cost nothing + a new front end suspension his total cost $7000
Which side steps were you using?
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Unread 02-08-2008, 02:36 PM   #10
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well I still have them on I managed to save the side step that got hit here it is sorry but I don't think I ca post pics yet so this will have to do

http://img266.imageshack.us/my.php?i...ict0044qk9.jpg

And for the guy that wanted the pics underneath these are from the rear underneath the control arms

http://img211.imageshack.us/my.php?i...ict0043lb9.jpg

http://img211.imageshack.us/my.php?i...ict0042la0.jpg

This is for the from also underneath the control arm

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Unread 02-08-2008, 02:51 PM   #11
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The sliders I just installed have the mounting points about 1.5 meters apart. I can take the exact measurements later this evening, and e-mail you some pictures if you would like. PM me your e-mail if you would like the pictures.

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well I still have them on I managed to save the side step that got hit here it is sorry but I don't think I ca post pics yet so this will have to do



And for the guy that wanted the pics underneath these are from the rear underneath the control arms




This is for the from also underneath the control arm


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