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Tested out the sliders on Saturday. Went down the creek-bed in Frank Raines, to just past the "squeeze rocks". Having the sliders makes a whole world of difference. You have a lot more choices in the lines you can take when you're not worried about dropping the body on a rock (or two).

Here you see me coming into the "squeeze rocks":
http://www.notsonoble.com/images/frankraines2/32.jpg

The rock I'm going over with the front tire, I'm going to ride with the sliders all the way to the rear tire:
http://www.pavementsucks.com/album/frankraines20020406/fr03034.jpg

This is after I started crawling the rear tire over it:
http://www.notsonoble.com/images/frankraines2/34.jpg

From the pics, you can also see how much more rear flex I have than front, after I put in the heavier springs front springs. This is without the front sway-bar.

I purposely ran the sliders up against a rock in the "rock garden" earlier in the creek-bed, and managed to flex the bars into the pinch-weld, but only put a small dent in the pinch-weld. Not really noticeable unless you are looking for it.

These things are amazing.

For more pics of the trip:
http://www.pavementsucks.com/album/fr03.cgi
http://www.notsonoble.com/images/frankraines2/
 

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I had the sliders custom built at Arabia's Automotive, in Los Gatos, CA (San Francisco Bay Area).

http://www.arabiasautomotive.com

If you look further back in the messages in this forum, I've got a topic with pics right after the install:

http://www.pavementsucks.com/forums/viewtopic.cgi?topic=2087&forum=11

Since then I've just added 2" grip tape across the tops, for their entire length (not bad for a $14 mod.. :): )
 
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