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Old April 24th, 2004, 23:06
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good rock rails?

I've searched but I've not found an answer that stastifies me. I was wondering what would be a good rock rail/armor? I'm looking at the c4x4 one.. the double tube, it looks good but I'm concerned about the amount of protection it can offer. I know the sliderz from kevins? Is good, but I'd like other options here.
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Old April 24th, 2004, 23:20
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Re: good rock rails?

just do a search and you will find enough opinions to help you be even more confused
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Old April 24th, 2004, 23:23
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Re: good rock rails?

oh gee thanks... ^_^
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Old April 24th, 2004, 23:24
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Re: good rock rails?

i'm serious though, there have been almost as many posts about rock-rails as about long arms
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Old April 25th, 2004, 00:15
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Re: good rock rails?

I've ordered a set from C4x4 because of a recommendation from a wheelin buddy. I like them cause they have a square main tube and a round tube that angles upwards to protect even more.

Another place that you could go for cheaper ones could be AJ's offroad armor. Have no experience with him, but they seem reasonable.

Don't get olympic. I've seen pictures and none of them are pretty...

www.custom4x4fabrication.com
www.ajsoffroadarmor.com
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Old April 25th, 2004, 04:04
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Re: good rock rails?

AJ IS a real good friend of mine and his products are tough as hell. I say the same C4x4 or AJ's. 4X4XFAR
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Old April 25th, 2004, 10:26
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Re: good rock rails?

Yea.. I was lookin at the c4x4, sliderz and AJ's stuff. It's a hard choice between those three but I know AJ's not able to do any work currently (best wishes to him) soo.. that leaves c4x4 or sliderz, my friend has sliderz (from kevins) but he says he'd pick another design though. soo.. its a toss up that the c4x4 is the choice. but Im lookin for more info.
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Old April 25th, 2004, 12:20
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Re: good rock rails?

www.kevinsjeepparts.com

Great product. Juice
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Old April 25th, 2004, 12:49
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Re: good rock rails?

I've got Custome 4x4 Fab 2x4 rock rails and love them. Some time ago someone posted about some really beefy ones coming out with built in frame strengtheners. I would have gone with those, but they weren't ready for release at the time and I don't remember the name off hand. Do a search and you should be able to find them.
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Old April 25th, 2004, 18:08
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Re: good rock rails?

i think mine are the ^^^^ ones he was talking about. mine are c4x4s but im not sure wich ones.
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Old April 25th, 2004, 18:19
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Re: good rock rails?

Here are the rails I was talking about.

http://www.detoursusa.com/xjunireinforcer.html
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Old April 25th, 2004, 19:13
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Re: good rock rails?

I don't have kevins but i like the design the best,( i am going to cut out my rockers and weld in square tube ) i like that kevins has a 1"gap the whole length ... quote from his product discription. "If you look closely, you can see the 1" gap between the two main pieces that allows for a non-slip notch for you to insert a Hi-Lift jack anywhere along the slider". Nice touvh kev, i don't think any other slider offers you that.
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Old April 25th, 2004, 19:15
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Re: good rock rails?

Make your own if you can. A couple pieces of 3/16 tube bolted to the pinch seem, some 2X2, and plates to mount them to unibody with and your in there.

Don't forget the spray paint.
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Old April 26th, 2004, 15:10
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Re: good rock rails?

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Originally Posted by Urban Redneck
Here are the rails I was talking about.

http://www.detoursusa.com/xjunireinforcer.html
I've checked these out up close, and they are awesome! I would have them on mine if I didn't already replace my rockers with welded in box tube air tanks.
Detour's is a great place to deal with.
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Old April 26th, 2004, 18:12
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Re: good rock rails?

I have the Custom 4x4 double tube rock rails on my '97 XJ.

I am still a stock vehicel with only 30" tire upgrades and I ride with some big-boys.

I need the best protection obviously.

I am totally happy with the Custom 4x4 tubes.

They are VERY strong, offer side protection as well as bottom protection, they tuck up tight, and mount VERY securely.

I don't think you can go wrong with a set of these.

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