LOD Offroad Signature Series Rock Sliders!

Should LOD Offroad produce their Signature Series Rock Sliders for the Gladiator?


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2nd that, why the opposition to Rivnuts?

Please elaborate. The installation of Nemesis Industries aluminum fender flares and tub (body) armor on my former 2014 JKUR required their use. Had no problems whatsoever with them. Sure, it's an extra step that requires patience/skill to get it done right, and if I didn't have to do it I wouldn't. But I also would not pass on a product I really wanted based on rvnuts alone.
There's almost no good reason to use rivnuts/nutserts for products like step sliders (and most products) IMO (this is my opinion). Sometimes you have no other good choice but for step sliders/side steps, there are better options. Hell, I'd sooner weld the things on than use nutserts/rivnuts.

Rivnuts/nutserts don't always work and they will sometimes spin around. To do right you should use a tool (yes, I know you can DIY the tool - just another reason to stay away from them).

Been there, done that. Won't do it again. IMO of course :like:



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I have to outfit my rig with some have to's but that leads me to some need to's...probably like most of you. I am very concerned about the ultimate weight of my vehicle, so I gotta go with aluminum. Am looking for a package from same manufacturer, that contains; front and rear bumpers, fenders, and side steps/rocker guards that look somewhat made for each other, i.e. integrated.
 

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There's almost no good reason to use rivnuts/nutserts for products like step sliders
Gotta agree with you on that point! Sliders should be bolted either to the frame (preferred) or at least to the original rock slider mounting locations.

I have to outfit my rig with some have to's but that leads me to some need to's...probably like most of you. I am very concerned about the ultimate weight of my vehicle, so I gotta go with aluminum. Am looking for a package from same manufacturer, that contains; front and rear bumpers, fenders, and side steps/rocker guards that look somewhat made for each other, i.e. integrated.
Nemesis Industries (https://nem-ind.com/) has all aluminum products, although right now they only have fender flares and a couple front bumpers available for the JT (and you have to use the dreaded Rivnuts to install the fenders :( - see posts above). If that doesn't bother you, you could combine the aforementioned products with the LoD Armor Lite steps for an all-aluminum solution. Just a thought...
 

                           






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