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Nissan Pickup Rock Sliders & Step kits

Nissan Hardbody Rock Sliders 1985-1997, D21

"If only the Titanic had these on."

Nissan Pickup Rock Slider and Step kits, Nissan Hardbody Truck, D21

nissan hardbody truck rock sliderKicker Rock Sliders with the additional side protection and Step feature.
Note: We do only have Frontier rock slider photos at this time, they look the same for your Hardbody truck.

Yes, you may find cheaper and more poorly designed sliders than Rocky Road, but RRO kits are the best built in our industry, lifetime guarantee, ramped ends instead of 'ramming' ends, strong enough to easily handle a Hilift jack (whereas most others will not), bolted mounting systems (NEVER WELDED... a HORRIBLE way to go!), powdercoat finish, available in several different styles and levels of side impact protection.


Nissan D21 rock slidersRocky Road Hardbody Rockrails are the top kits on the market for Nissan Hardbody (D21) Pickup, there is no debate on this. We use thick inner hitch steel to make sure your bars do NOT bend! Anything else is just plain flimsy. Any other Hardbody rock sliders is made from thin 1/8" wall material and a good number of the Rockrails we sell are to those who have bought these thinner bars and have bent them up.

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.

Tucked in tight for a nice professional and high end looking set of rock sliders.
They won't compromise trail clearance or look like a 'high school shop project' like other kits.

Our Nissan D21 Pickup Truck 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 100 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!

nissan pickup rock slidersNissan Pickup Truck Rock Sliders always tuck up nice and tight.
Designed specifically for your truck, though we only have Frontier pics currently.

Nissan Hardbody Pickup Rock Sliders / Rockrails... best on the market

Our Nissan D21 Pickup 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!

You'll find the Nissan Pickup Truck Rock Sliders are 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 RRO KITS COME POWDERCOATED FREE! All Rocky Road rock slider kits come in a great looking black powder coated finish. With Rocky Road Nissan rock sliders, its all included!

Nissan D21 Hardbody Pickup Truck Rock Sliders, best engineering!

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Rocky Road kit: ramped end.
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Competitor: blunt/flat end, low hanging.
Pictured at left is an example of an engineering detail of our 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 our most popular 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, our Nissan D21 Hardbody Pickup Truck Rock Sliders 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 sliders can handle anything and everything you can throw at them and are guaranteed for life against denting or bending.  


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Rocky Road Rock Sliders
Rocky Road Superslider
RRO Kicker Rock Sliders
RRO Full Cover Kicker Sliders

Nissan Pickup (D21) Supersliders, strongest and best Rock Slider kit available.

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 Hardbody Rock Sliders, 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. 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!

Kicker Rock sliders offer the 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 Nissan people!

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 Nissan Pickup.


NOTE: Our Superslider kits angle upward off the main slider bar for superior clearance on the trail... see pictures above.
Our FLAT-OUT Superslider kits provide a flat Superslider option, for those who want a wider flat step off the vehicle (same position as our Kicker Slider kits).

Nissan Hardbody Pickup Rock Slider kits (D21)

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Nissan Truck Rock Sliders - Powdercoated
Nissan Truck Supersliders - Powdercoated
     Nissan Truck Flat-Out Supersliders - Powdercoated
Nissan Truck Kicker Rock Sliders - Powdercoated and Diamond Plate
Nissan Truck Full-Cover-Kicker Rock Sliders - Powdercoated, Full Diamond Plate

  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