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sleeoffroad 02-05-2008 07:47 PM

80 Rear E-Locker Guards
 
We have these now ready to ship or deliver to the meeting next week. $59.

http://www.sleeoffroad.com/products/...of1117_450.jpg

bskey 02-06-2008 06:05 AM

Nice. Will this fit an '86 4Runner rear?

subzali 02-06-2008 08:13 AM

Does your truck have an elocker?

Christo - do you have any pictures that are a little farther back, showing the whole diff?

Red_Chili 02-06-2008 08:14 AM

+1 on the minitruck elocker, will it fit?

sleeoffroad 02-06-2008 08:19 AM

This will not fit the mini truck or tacoma lockers. This is 80 /100 series specific. I will take better pics once I can mount it to a diff on the truck.

Uncle Ben 02-06-2008 08:24 AM

It will NOT fit a mini E-locker. The rear is different from the front. Mini e-locker guards will fit the front of an 80 but only if they have enough clearance for the tie rod. There is a lot of folks making mini E-locker guards....example from Marlin.

Uncle Ben 02-06-2008 12:42 PM

Trade you for F&R 4:11's! ;)

Red_Chili 02-06-2008 12:56 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Uncle Ben (Post 61213)
It will NOT fit a mini E-locker. The rear is different from the front. Mini e-locker guards will fit the front of an 80 but only if they have enough clearance for the tie rod. There is a lot of folks making mini E-locker guards....example from Marlin.

Well, I knowd that. Just tryin' to throw bux in our own backyard.

Bikeman 02-06-2008 06:11 PM

Mine has a factory guard around it. What's up with that?

bskey 02-06-2008 08:25 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by subzali (Post 61208)
Does your truck have an elocker?

My garage has one en route. :)

corsair23 02-11-2008 02:31 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sleeoffroad (Post 61210)
I will take better pics once I can mount it to a diff on the truck.

Well if you need a sample vehicle to attach one of dem dar gaurds to for a photo shoot let me know :hill:

Uncle Ben 02-26-2008 12:57 PM

Awesome product Christo! Fit and finish were.....well.... Slee quality! ;) Bolts were about 3/16" too long but other than that it's a awesome addition! :thumb::thumb:

Hulk 02-26-2008 05:46 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Uncle Ben (Post 63918)
Awesome product Christo! Fit and finish were.....well.... Slee quality! ;) Bolts were about 3/16" too long but other than that it's a awesome addition! :thumb::thumb:

How about a few pictures, Uncle Ben? :bowdown:

simps80 06-03-2010 12:02 PM

i know this is old but what the heck
 
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so I put slee's elocker guard on...
really straight forward unless you strip the head off the hardest-bolt-to-get-to-cause-you're-upside-down-underneath-and-turn-the-bolt-the-wrong-way...

figured I'd share these pics anyway even though this is 2 yrs old.

slee's guard is amazing quality of course as I am sure many know by now....

Attachment 19150

so I had to go in from the wheel well cause best access to top bolts is jacking up truck, then letting axle droop. through the right rear wheel well, you can get to all 4 real easy. Had to do that after doing the aforementioned bone-head-strip-job


Attachment 19154

The only thing I was concerned about was the fact that the electrical connector plug was kind of left out in the open. Stock guard is thin, but does offer that tab showin the above picture over one electrical connector...


Attachment 19153

So, I split that portion off of original guard to re-use in conjunction with slee guard; it's thin but that tab is the only protection for the one electrical plug exposed and that portion will mount up perfectly with the two studs used on stock configuration....

Attachment 19151

This is the final pic of the slee guard mounted plus the trimmed portion of the original guard mounted using the two stock mounting studs. This should provide additional protection with that tab over the electrical plug. Granted it is thin and probably totally unecessary but the plug is physically up higher and protected from direct contact by its position.
The only possible contact would be from some kind of debris kicking up and hitting it, this trimmed portion of stock guard should care for that type of scenario, plus its super-easy to do since the trimmed portion includes the two mount points. So well worth the extra five minutes to re-use that little chunk of the stocker IMO

corsair23 06-05-2010 09:35 PM

:cool: idea about using part of the stock guard Mike

I'll have to see if I kept mine and do the same as I had the same concern about the harness...Not problems in a year plus but hey, easy enough to do so why not :)

simps80 06-05-2010 10:23 PM

that was kinda my thought; easy enough to do, studs still there doing nothing, throwing away the old one anyway.....

;)


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