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Unread 05-29-2008, 02:47 PM   #1
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diff slider

looking at getting the Rock-it slider for my front axle. Does anyone else run this? should I get this or look at getting a new cover? thanks guys

here is a link to the slider

http://www.quadratec.com/products/12523_200.htm

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Unread 05-29-2008, 04:02 PM   #2
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i would get a new diff cover

same price, same or better protection, looks better, takes up way less space

these are good imo

http://www.ruffstuffspecialties.com/...1c60dafaf725c9

a lot of people like Riddlers

http://www.rokmen.com/products/diffe...ff_covers.html
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The Turbo City Rock-It slider has been ripped off more axles by rocks in my area than is reasonable, I wouldn't touch it. It's a rather flimsy design and if it gets hung up on a rock, it's coming off whether you want it to or not. Turbo City doesn't make many parts I'd install on my TJ.
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thanks jerry. what would you recommend getting? Ive heard a lot of good stuff about the riddler cover. any other good ones comparable to that cover?
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thanks jerry. what would you recommend getting? Ive heard a lot of good stuff about the riddler cover. any other good ones comparable to that cover?
I'd like to add to his question - which type provides better protection against rocks for the rear diff? A well made slider that protects the front & back of the rear diff, or a heavy cover (i.e. Solid or Riddler)?

I'd think a slider is better, but the heavy cover type seems to be much more common. Must be a reason.
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I'd like to add to his question - which type provides better protection against rocks for the rear diff? A well made slider that protects the front & back of the rear diff, or a heavy cover (i.e. Solid or Riddler)?

I'd think a slider is better, but the heavy cover type seems to be much more common. Must be a reason.
good question to add. i was wondering the same thing
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