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I'm trying to find a good fabricator that can make some bolt on Sliders for a Lex GX 470. The sliders DWreck was making were perfect but he is no longer doing fab work. I'm not real familiar with the off-road fabricator seen here in Vegas. I know there are a lot of good off-road race teams so I know there are guys that know what they are doing. Id prefer to go bolt on over weld on.
 

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I am doing Metal fabrication, I haven't done a pair of sliders, but I can give it a shot.
 

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My bolt on sliders required drilling nine holes in each side of frame. Welding WOULD have been easier. Doub't CARMAX would buy my truck now with eighteen holes in the frame. Think it cost me $300 extra for the privledge of bolting on. Just sayin...
 

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Conversely, mine required no new holes at all and just used existing ones in the frame, seven or eight per side if I remember correctly.

Scot: I don't know anyone with a shop that can bend tube. Nope. Not a one. :rolleyes:
 

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Most bolt on sliders do use the factory holes on the frame, that is why they are generally vehicle specific.
 

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If you had to drill 18 holes in your frame, you got a horribly designed set of sliders. There is no reason you should have had to drill that many holes. I may go the weld on option at some point. Id prefer bolt on for many reasons.

I'll call you JP
 

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looks pretty easy to make. would have to see the vehicle to take measurements though. I cant believe what people are charging for them.
 

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Mine are AllPro - specifically designed for a tacoma.
I thought it must be the worst product out there.

Thought about that, my truck didn't have existing holes to use. I knocked out the plastice clip holding the brake line and the bolt holding the wiring clip and used those to hold the slider up while marking the holes. Is it possible we are talking about different trucks?

Moral of the story, welding will probably save you money and time.
 
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