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I hope you get yours early and they get right on it. I want SOS sliders.

The only changes I will make from the ones I have now are to get the plates welded on the top like yours. I really didn't think about it when I got mine, but the sliders with the openings are dangerous to my dogs. I'm paranoid that one will get their leg caught in it jumping in or out.
I second this. One of our dogs did get their legs caught in the opening. It was terrible. We are now getting plates welded on top.
 

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Sure we're not looking at the step bars?
Ford says each rail can hold the entire weight of the truck.
I was going to say the same thing. No way the body is going to support a rail that is supporting the weight of the truck.
 

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I was going to say the same thing. No way the body is going to support a rail that is supporting the weight of the truck.
Ford says their rails will hold 1.5 times the weight of the truck. I will still add rails anyway.
 

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Attached pic is of my factory rock rails, I think Ford should have went this direction over body mounted rock rails - makes no sense.

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Attached pic is of my factory rock rails, I think Ford should have went this direction over body mounted rock rails - makes no sense.

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That's definitely the real deal right there. Def makes no sense that Ford would do it differently for their newest off roader.
 

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I effing love the sliders on my Tacoma being that its a fat trail pig that feels like it has a 500" wheelbase...

Very early on I am going to add frame mounted sliders that are stronger ad that stick out further to provide some margin when your against a tree/rock and leaning over.

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Nothing wrong with a good body mounted rail/slider. Just a matter of having them be thick enough and designed in a way that the load is spread out evenly among the mounting points.
The rocker guards below have 6 bolts on the side and the bottom is sandwiched between the body and the body mounts. It is sturdy as hell.
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Wave your tire in the air like you just don't care
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Do frame bolted rock sliders require drilling or do they take advantage of existing holes? I'm new to this so assume I know nothing. Because I do.
 

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