Patrol GRX 4.8 ROCKSLIDERS

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Re: Patrol GRX 4.8 ROCKSLIDERS

Post by Alex Roux » 19 Jul 2014 18:46

Herman,
On the topic of risk sliders,

I am now on my second set of rock sliders. The first did not go all the way under the wheel arches.
I knocked the wheel arches of my car twice now. First with the old sliders and had to refit the plastic wheel arch after that.

The second time I knocked the wheel arches, it was with the second version of the sliders. Photos below. This was at At se Gat a couple of weeks ago.
Always the left side, where one cannot see and the co-driver needs to be on the lookout for.
This resulted in a slight bend of my rock slide. Not as rock solid as I thought, but did protect the body well.

So after having them bent straight, Ben also added some further strengthening in the form of extra welded plates bolted to the chassis .
So we will see next time how well they hold. Unless my co driver actually does his job, and looks out for the left side!

See pictures below of extra plate / bars welded to keep the sliders in position.
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Re: Patrol GRX 4.8 ROCKSLIDERS

Post by JohnBoyZA » 20 Jul 2014 09:44

Looks potent, nice!
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Re: Patrol GRX 4.8 ROCKSLIDERS

Post by Bruin Beer » 20 Jul 2014 09:54

Herm,
Did you move the antenna to the right hand side?
Mine is in the left fender.
Thx.
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Re: Patrol GRX 4.8 ROCKSLIDERS

Post by HermPatrol » 22 Jul 2014 20:39

Hi Riaan
No, I bought the Patrol with the arial being on the driver side :think:
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Re: Patrol GRX 4.8 ROCKSLIDERS

Post by HermPatrol » 16 Sep 2014 07:52

Been busy lately and totally forgot to place a few pic's of the completed Rocksliders.

Am very impressed with the Stofpad product, been doing more than 5k kilo's of over landing and playing on tracks with no adjustments required nor any squeaks or noises.

Thanks Uys for a great quality product QQQ
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Re: Patrol GRX 4.8 ROCKSLIDERS

Post by HermPatrol » 16 Sep 2014 07:56

Another view
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Re: Patrol GRX 4.8 ROCKSLIDERS

Post by HermPatrol » 16 Sep 2014 07:58

Nog a view
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Re: Patrol GRX 4.8 ROCKSLIDERS

Post by HermPatrol » 16 Sep 2014 08:00

Aaaag sommer this one as well :thumbup:
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Re: Patrol GRX 4.8 ROCKSLIDERS

Post by Tinus lotz » 16 Sep 2014 19:41

Lyk great..... :salute:

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Re: Patrol GRX 4.8 ROCKSLIDERS

Post by JohnBoyZA » 17 Sep 2014 05:22

Looks great!

Can't see the stainless plate clearly - has it got a non slip surface or sand blasted?
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