4xInnovations sliders installed

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  1. svensett

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    I just wanted to give Adam at 4XInnovations some props for a quality product at a reasonable price.

    I installed his bolt-on 80 series sliders on my LX this weekend, and they fit like like a glove. I was able to do the install by myself with the help of a couple of jack stands in a couple of hours.

    Here are some pics of them installed. I found some rattle can paint at Walmart that is fairly close to the color of my body mouldings to help blend them into the rig.

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  2. concretejungle

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    nice. what's that white stuff on the ground? LOL! I want some snow.
     
  3. nicholas

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    They look great. IIRC they seem like a really affordable option.


    Hijack: What are you using for caster correction with those J's
     
  4. svensett

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    Umm... Nothing. :eek: One of these days I need to get that taken care of... It's not to bad to drive. It will get a little darty if I hit just the right bump, but I've driven vehicles a lot worse handling from the factory.
     
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    They look great! I had used some of 4x's weld together sliders on my old 80. They worked like a charm for a fraction of the price of production sliders.
     
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    Sliders

    They sure look great. Any pictures on the anchor points where and how they are bolted on/welded to the frame?

    Am planning a mod for sliders where the OEM aluminum stepboard could sit on..... Any ideas on how to do this, or has anyone done this before? TIA
     
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    Those look really nice!
     
  8. inkpot

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    Howdy! I like that color, instead of the usual black. Might actaully last longer. What part of central Ill. are you in? John
     
  9. svensett

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    These are bolt on. The drivers side is clamped to the frame rail with plates and formed u-brackets. The passenger side is bolted to OEM weld-nuts on the frame in the front and u-brackets are in the rear. I didn't take any underneath pics, but Adam has pics on his site.


    The paint is Krylon or Rustoleum rattle can in a "hammered" finish. If anyone is interested I can get the exact brand and paint color. I actually tried 2 shades, but the 1st one was too gold for my taste.

    I'm work in Peoria, IL and live closer to Galesburg.
     
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    Interesting. Their website makes it look like the sliders have more of an upward angle.
     
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    Those look good! I really like the color you painted them.
     
  12. svensett

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    Ahh... I forgot to mention that. Normally they are angled to follow the conour of the rockers, but I requested mine to be built flat more like a step for a couple of reasons. I have vertically challenged riders that complain about the step in height, and hopefully it will keep those pesky midwestern trees away from body panels.
     
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    I have these as well and they work out awesome. I hit them with some Duplicolor Primer and Flat Black Enamel. Installed in about 2 hours, working solo. I did replace the supplied nuts with nylock fasteners.
     
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    Looks like 95+ years. Would it be to hard for a bolt on application for a 94?

    They look great. Exactly the design/look I will be going for when $$ is avail.
     
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    Kool. I was born and raised in Bushnell, but Moved to Monmouth after I graduated from H.S. Kinda married the girl next door. John
     
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    Hopefully they will come out with pre 95 sliders before i spend the cash somewhere else......HINT HINT, 4X innovations: HURRY UP ALREADY!! :D
     
  17. svensett

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    Small world... I graduated HS from Knoxville in '90.
     
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    Sven, thanks for the pics! I like how you matched the color of your rig with the paint.

    For those of you who asked, here's some pictures of the underside. I have pretty flexible manufacturing on these so I can build them to fit your needs.:smokin:
    fj80sliderskid3s.jpg FJ80passrearunder.jpg fj80sliderdriverside6.jpg
     
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    I really like the wrap around mounts and the cat protection But the big openings between are kinda large .
    I would get a big O rock to wedge in one of those voids and be stuck. It looks like it could be remedied by throwing some more tube or some dimpled plate at it .
    JMHO

    ken
    O and I like the gold paint.:cool:
     
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    picky picky! :flipoff2:
     
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