F-150 Rock sliders shown on the Ford Raptor
Question 1... do you want lightweight sliders which are for show? OR ones that will last, and protect? Yes!
Question 2... do you want blunted ends on your sliders? So that they ram onto rocks instead of sliding over them? Slide please....
Question 3... do you want to be able to use a HiLift on your sliders? Yes!
Question 4... do you want your rock sliders to be a TRUE Rock Slider at a price that you can swallow? Of course yes!
Rocky Road F-150 Heavy Duty Rock Slider kits tuck up tight! The factory kits have these cheesy low hanging brackets. Why? Our rock slider kits as good or better clearance than any other kit on the market as shown in the 2nd photo at left, the frame sits down lower than our rock sliders!
All photos at left display our 'Full Cover Kicker Rock Sliders'.
These kits have the special Kick-out section in the rear, which make an excellent step as shown in our photo.
They stand off a few inches from the truck to protect not only offroad, but also in parking lots with errant doors!
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Our Heavy Duty Rock Slider kits are NOT the light duty 'show' bars... which are sold by every other 4x4 shop.
Most other "rocker slider" kits are made from 1/8" wall or thinner material.... truly flimsy.
Don't group our kits in with those flimsy tube 'show' bars, as those will bend on a hard impact.
As pretty as some of those Raptor kits may look, when push comes to shove, and rocks come to crunch, those kits will will bend.... and many times, they'll shove themselves up into the body causing vehicle damage when they do collapse.
Our 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 100 tons and we can't even start to bend them.
Do you think a scrawny little rock can hurt these things?
Why hitch steel?
Why not go with a lesser gauge steel to save production costs?
Because we wouldn't trust anything less to protect our vehicles and neither should you!
Our rock sliders are very simple to install and are 'bolt on' with no welding or metal/plastic cutting at all.
These kits are 100% bolton and can be installed by anyone.
Instructions outline the simple bolton process for installation. Save money doing it yourself and you'll be shocked at the short installation time!
In a nutshell, Rocky Road Raptor Rock Sliders are the strongest and thickest bars on the market, best mounting system, numerous superior engineering points.
Why wouldn't you get a set???
We have been asked about the mounting strength of the factory Ford bolts used in our mounting system...
The factory bolt system is stronger than most people think.
Each factory bolt has a breaking strength of 318kgf !!
KGF is equal to the amount of force required to accelerate 1kg at a rate of 1 meter per second. Put another way, each bolt requires one or more impacts of 700lbs to break it. The truck is using 9 mounting bolts per side to attach the rock slider which comes to a total impact load of 6,296lbs to break all of the mountign bolts. The ENTIRE weight of your truck on average is 5,000lbs.
So yes... our kits can hold one side of the truck if it comes down on a rock or stump.
Coming soon, pictures of our Forklift test where we show that our rock sliders easily support the weight of the Ford!
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Rocky Road is looking for Ford trucks to build rock sliders for... all years, all models.
If you do not see a listing for your truck and are in our area, please contact us!
As we are looking for a truck we can have in our shop for a couple days for the design, you will get a set of rock sliders, INSTALLED, for $500 at our facility in northern Utah. This allows us to do the design work for these trucks, and you get a killer deal from the leader in bombproof rock sliders, installed on your truck!!
Email us at the email button above for more information and to set an appointment.