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Unread 04-04-2012, 08:06 PM   #1
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sliders with no bender

I got done early today and went by a steel supply that was on the way home. I was going to buy some 2x3x3/16 tube, weld in 90's and 45's. They would only sell the tube in a full 20' stick, so I left with nothing.

I came home and decided to make it work with what I had. The longer pipe is 1 3/4", the "step" part is 1 1/2", the plate is 3/16".






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Unread 04-04-2012, 09:13 PM   #2
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Very nice job! I really like what you did with the half piece of tube and the plate
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Unread 04-05-2012, 03:46 AM   #3
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Unread 04-05-2012, 08:53 AM   #4
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That looks really good. I like that design better then the pipe being bent to meet the plate
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Unread 04-05-2012, 12:29 PM   #5
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Very kool! very different!
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Unread 04-05-2012, 02:33 PM   #6
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Looks slick!

I'm assuming your planning to mount them flat with looking at the angle that you cut the ends of the long tube. I would suggest angling them up as close to the body that you feel comfortable with. If doing this, make sure the doors will open. Also, leave a gap in case they bend up a little over time
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Unread 04-05-2012, 05:01 PM   #7
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Thanks for the compliments. I'm glad y'all like it because it is pretty time consuming.

I was planning on mounting them flat. I can't anlge up much because of the fender flare thing that is mounted behind the actual fender flare, but I'm always open to suggestions.
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Unread 04-05-2012, 05:12 PM   #8
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remove that flare thing
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Unread 04-05-2012, 05:57 PM   #9
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remove that flare thing
x2. The only reason not to is aesthetics with the bolt holes and the weird hole with plastic covering it from the backside.
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Unread 04-08-2012, 05:53 PM   #10
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That's great! I thought I was gonna open this and see something ghetto....
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Unread 04-16-2012, 05:33 AM   #11
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Did you mount these up yet? I'd like to see how you did it.
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Unread 04-16-2012, 08:49 PM   #12
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Been out of town. Last week in TX panhandle. This week I'm in New Mexico. Unfortunately it still looks just like those pictures.
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Unread 05-05-2012, 10:04 PM   #13
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Got some time this weekend. I'm still going to make a few changes. I think I'll make some cuts in the angle to lighten it up and put a gusset under the square tubing where it ties to the angle.


Theres a floor jack under the pipe. It lifted the front tire off the ground without much flexing.
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Unread 06-03-2012, 02:59 PM   #14
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Okay, finally done. Work has been really busy both close to home and going out of state, so it's taken awhile.

I used 3x5x1/4 angle, and sandwiched it between the frame and the skid plate that holds the transfer case. The 5" leg of the angle had to be cut down a little. I mounted the pipe to the angle with 1 1/2" square tubing turned 45* for added strength. I welded a small gusset on the underside of the tube. Finished it with rattle can bedliner.
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Unread 06-04-2012, 12:10 PM   #15
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Those look great! Good job
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