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2012 LEXUS GX460
Super Sliders on 2016 KDSS equipped 4Runner
Everyone thinks their kit is "the best". What we believe puts Rocky Road Sliders above the rest is our triangulated mounting system, and how tight and high up our sliders sit.
Triangulated mounting means the mounts are not just attached to the frame, but the frame and the body. By using the pinchy seam on most of our slider designs, we give MUCH MORE mounting strength than any other kit possibly can only attached to the frame. They can use all the fancy frame wraps and gussets they want, but NOTHING BEATS TRIANGULATION! And no 'chat room' expert can deny this engineering fact. Our kits address the miniscule amount of frame/body flex as well, so this is NOT an issue with Rocky Road slider kits.
Many kits also use mounting bolts and brackets which hang BELOW the frame REDUCING clearance. Rock Rock kits do NOT reduce clearance even a fraction of an inch. Their mounts look fancy in photos, but on the trail, those other kits reduce clearance!! WTH??! The pictures of those other brand kits look slick... from the bottom, or weird angles that don't show the height of the kit. Their mount system requires them to push their slider bar INCHES LOWER than our slider bars. Rocky Road Rock Sliders simply tuck tighter and look better once installed. . .
OTHER rock sliders use box steel tube, which has a blocky 'High-School metal shop' look to it once you see them in person.
Other shop's photos are deceiving in this regard.
Rocky Road Rock Sliders have a very sleek rounded look about them as we use genuine inner hitch steel in their construction. Hitch steel is not only very strong, it also has a nice radius corner instead of a hard boxy look. Inner hitch steel is the stuff you use to plug into 2" receiver hitches. Its sheer weight is astronomical as is its bending strength. Our shop press goes to 50 tons and we can't even start to bend them. Do you think a scrawny little rock can hurt these things? Think again!
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Pictured at left is an example of an engineering detail of the Rocky Road 4runner Rock Slider kits over others on the market. This just helps demonstrates one of the many superior engineering points in our system.
Notice the top picture at left is a Rocky Road rock slider kit. See the beveled edge? The nice 45* ramp which would slide up and over any rock or stump on the trail? Its takes more time and effort to manufacture the kits this way, but that's all included with the Rocky Road kits.
Now take a look at the lower picture at left. This is from a competitor. Same pricing for the rocker kits, but they cut their production costs by making the end a blunt square. Run that thing into a rock and you can clearly see the trouble you will face. Its a battering ram, not a rock slider. It could stop your vehicle cold or require you to bash away until something gives. Why would they build their kits with this engineering defect? Simple... its cheaper to manufacture with the flat end, so that's what they go with.
Also notice how much further down their kit hangs. Rocky Road kits tuck up tight!
This is one easily observed engineering advantage the Rocky Road kit offers... but there are many more.
Rocky Road mounting systems are famous around the world for being the best and strongest. On the newest model Toyotas, factory mounting holes are able to be used and we take full advantage of them. On older model Toyotas though... never fear, our rockrails are very simple to install and are easy 'bolt on' with both frame and body seam mounting systems. Everyone finds Rocky Road Rock Sliders very attractive and that they blend nicely with your stock flares and moldings. Most all will run fender to fender and many folks have commented on their very OEM (factory) look. We tuck them very tight to the body to minimize the possibility of getting hung up.
All kits come in a sturdy, durable, and very attractive black powdercoat electrostatic and baked powdercoat finish.
Our 4runner Rock Sliders have been installed and reviewed always with the highest marks by offroad magazines, websites, chat forums, etc. Rocky Road Rockrails are the strongest, thickest, and most protective bars on the market, with best mounting system, and are guaranteed NEVER to bend or dent.
In a nutshell, if you want the very best, you have found it.
NOTE: We offer kits which will fit the Lexus GX460, 2nd Gen. This is currently all Lexus GX460 from 2009-2014.
These rocker bars offer all the strength and warranty of our regular Rockrails, but with the added bonus of an additional upper tube. This upper tube can provide even more protection against sliding into rocks, trees, or other trail hazards.
Everyone who has seen these on our shop 4x4s has wanted a pair. They are unequaled in strength and looks.
Picture shows 4runner Supersliders. Notice the extra side protection,
the bars stand out enough to assist with loading and unloading racks,
yet still tuck in close for optimal clearance on the trail.
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They also make an excellent step for access to roof racks and such.
Some of the kits pictured above are Supersliders. Each Superslider kit mounts identical to the standard Rockrail for the vehicle. It also still features that great looking 45* front and rear edge. Not only good for looks, but alot more practical for trail use than our competition's squared off ends.
The extra slider tube up top offers additional side protection on the trail and off the trail. One of our favorite uses of the Superslider is as a bash guard against other swinging doors in a parking. Imagine the dismay of the chump who just threw open his car door only to whack it on the solid steel of your Superslider. He just stuck a nice dent in the edge of his door, your Toy still looks cherry!
Nothing protects like the Rocky Road Supersliders.
Same great mounting strength and overall design as our Superslider kits, but with that extra rear kick-out section in back.
Once again... out kit sits up higher and tighter than any other Kicker slider on the market!!
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These kits offer superior protection, amazing good looks, and as you can see in the photo at left, the rear Kicker portion also features a Diamond Plate cover for a really cool look and the kit also provides excellent access for roof racks, as well as for use as a step into your Landcruiser.
*Please note, installation of ANY true rock slider may necessitate removal or modification of stock mudflaps, trim or running boards.
Our 2010+ SR5 (non-Trail Edition) Rock Sliders do NOT require any plastic cutting!!!
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Upper picture is a Trail Edition 4runner (also displaying the RRO Adventure rack).
Lower picture is an SR5 model 4runner.
Non Trail Edition kits do NOT require any plastic cutting like our competition's kit do!
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