Rocky Road's Montero Rock Sliders are the 'creme de la creme' for true rocker protection for the Mitsubishi Montero & Pajero. We use thick inner hitch steel to make sure your bars do NOT bend! Anything else is just plain flimsy. Most other rocker sliders are made from thin 1/8" wall material and a good number of the Montero Rock Sliders we sell are to those who have bought these thinner bars and have bent them up.
Supersliders. Factory clean look, but with unbeatable protection and lifetime guarantee!
PLEASE NOTE: Pictures show this Montero without the fender end caps, those do NOT need to be removed to install our rock slider kits!
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Don't group our kits in with flimsy tube nerf bars either. They are only made from 1/8" steel or thinner and will bend on a hard impact. As pretty as those chrome or black round tube jobbers 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.
Montero supersliders mounted on Chaz Jiles' 95 Montero. We got this email from Chaz...
"Thank you so much for the Supersliders. They look great & are extremely solid. Just minutes after I picked up the montero (with sliders on) I drove over to Days Grocery Market. I parked my car, seconds later a woman pulled up next to me & threw open her door. I then heard a loud thud as her door knocked into the super slider. Although my rig is kind of old, I'm glad I don't have to worry about getting extra body damage in the parking lot...I can focus on getting it out on the trail instead. Thanks again.
Another successful usage for our rock sliders. Click for larger view.
Our Montero 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 only goes to 40 tons and we can't even start to bend them. Do you think a scrawny little rock can hurt these things? Think again!
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! Besides, since these carry the Rocky Road **lifetime guarantee**, we don't want to have to replace them for you for free every couple years or so. We made them indestructible so they'll last forever and they are guaranteed forever, NEVER to bend on you!
Our rock sliders are very simple to install and are completely 'bolt on'. Rocky Road rock slider kits can be installed by anyone at home. No vehicle cutting or modification is needed. Instructions outline the simple bolton process for installation. Save money doing it yourself and you'll be shocked at the short installation time!
Rocky Road sliders give excellent additional side protection.
AND the Supersliders make a nice step/access for rood racks!
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You'll find the Montero Rock Sliders to be very attractive and will blend in nicely with your stock flares and moldings as pictured to the right. They run fender to fender and many folks have commented on their very OEM (factory) look. They tuck tighter to the body than any other rocker on the market as well.
POWDERCOATING. Some shops charge you extra for powdercoating... Huh?!?
All Rocky Road rock slider kits come coated in a great looking semi-gloss black. You're gonna pay the same price as a Rocky Road kit and get it in bare metal? That's crazy! Or pay $60 extra to have that shop coat them for you? Even Crazier!!! With Rocky Road Montero rock sliders, its all included!
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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!
These two points are easily observed engineering advantages the Rocky Road kit offers... but there are many more.
In a nutshell, Rockrails are the strongest and thickest bars on the market, best mounting system, numerous superior engineering point, and are guaranteed NEVER to bend. Why wouldn't you get a set?
Some folks ask if they can handle a HiLift jack. HA! If a rock slider cannot handle a gentle upward push from a HiLift, how is it supposed to block an assault by a full body slam on a rock??? Our Rockrails can handle anything and everything you can throw at them and are guaranteed for life against denting or bending.
Also available are the Rocky Road Supersliders. All pictures on this webpage are actually Superslider models.
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.
All photos on this webpage are of the Superslider kits with the additional secondary protection bar.
Note the extra side protection, step for roof acces, and unbeatable looks!
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Everyone who has seen these on our shop 4x4s has wanted a pair. They are unequaled in strength and looks.
They also make an excellent step for access to roof racks and such. Each Super Slider 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.
This is basically the same proven design as our world famous Rockrails, only with the extra slider tube up top.
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!
New Montero Kicker Rock Slider kits!
Same great mounting strength and overall design as our Superslider kits, but with that extra rear kick-out section in back.
For years these have been hugely popular with the Toyota guys, and now Rocky Road is finally bringing them to Montero people!
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Tim Liska sporting his new Kicker sliders on his tricked out Montero.
He was super stoked to get them on!
These kits offer superior protection, amazing good looks, and as you can see in the photo at right, 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 Montero/Pajero..
Montero SPORT kit will require notching the bottom front fender plastic for installation.
|For 2001-2008 Monteros, please check these images to see what length of sliders you need. Older Monteros are uniform and do not have any length issues.|
|Montero with 57" rock sliders. Please note the style of trim around wheel wells. If you have trim like this, please order the 57" rock sliders.||Montero with 63" rock sliders. Please note the style of trim around wheel wells. If you have trim like this, please order the 63" rock sliders.|
The world has discovered that Rocky Road parts are the absolute best on the planet. As a result of the somewhat overwhelming demand at this time for our kits, there can sometimes be a few weeks turnaround time. Please bear with us and understand sometimes the best things in life take just a little longer