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Replaced the OEM sliders on my Badland with these from Rhino:
https://www.gorhino.com/Dominator-D6

These cost $529.05 which is a lot cheaper than the running board Ford has for sale. I also like how they look better.

It comes with Bronco specific brackets so installation was very easy. Took off the OEM sliders and got these on in 2 hours. They're very sturdy and now getting in and out of the truck is much easier, also no more fear of people slamming their door into my baby!

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How heavy duty are they? Will they be able to take rocks on breakover?

Considering these because they also have bolt on drop steps which you can remove for the trail, and that will allow me to go up more without spousal complaint.
 
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How heavy duty are they? Will they be able to take rocks on breakover?

Considering these because they also have bolt on drop steps which you can remove for the trail, and that will allow me to go up more without spousal complaint.
@Dads_bronze_bronco from their site:
  • Dual Purpose design and steel construction allows Dominator D6 to be used as a step and a rock slider
I wouldn't rely on this to support the weight of the whole vehicle since they're body mounted though.
 

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these look awesome. it looks like they cover up the pinch welds pretty nicely too
 

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@Dads_bronze_bronco from their site:
  • Dual Purpose design and steel construction allows Dominator D6 to be used as a step and a rock slider
I wouldn't rely on this to support the weight of the whole vehicle since they're body mounted though.
Yeah, not doing Rubicon or anything like that, but a moderate trail at Uwharrie creased my cheap tube steps, and am hoping these are thicker tubing like my rock rails.
 

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Yeah, not doing Rubicon or anything like that, but a moderate trail at Uwharrie creased my cheap tube steps, and am hoping these are thicker tubing like my rock rails.
Gotcha, yea I'd be curious to see how they'll perform on the trails too.
 
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I have the DSS on order! I'll be the triplet in this group :D
@JediMcMuffin I actually ordered the DSS at first, but upon looking at reviews they're too narrow for my need to fence against door smackers. The D6 sticks out a lot more so I canceled my original order and reorder the D6.
 

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They sure look nice!

As mentioned before, not being frame mounted is a durability concern. Also there are no supporting braces between the lengths of tube except at the two ends where connected (Mounting tabs for the grate don't add enough strength for purposes of sustaining the vehicle weight), so I would expect these to crease/bend under vehicle weight or if taking a rock impact while crawling.

This could be entirely wrong, but without the manufacturer giving accurate materials listing including wall thickness, i'll assume the lowest cost to produce until proven wrong, rather than the other way around.
 

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@JediMcMuffin I actually ordered the DSS at first, but upon looking at reviews they're too narrow for my need to fence against door smackers. The D6 sticks out a lot more so I canceled my original order and reorder the D6.
I was a little concerned these might be too wide when I ordered them but I think they look great and are very functional as a step, which is what I needed. As mentioned, wouldn't trust them as a rock slider
 

 
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