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Old 02-13-2008, 11:59 PM
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Default sliders, which ones?

Hanna or Metal Tech?

Its down to these two for me. I want the full cat protection both offer.

I've been reading threads on MUD for hours and it seems most prefer Hanna over MT, but everyone with MT love them too.

Anyway what does the RS forum say. Post up what you think and why. Stronger, better steps whatever.....

And after all this it will probably come down to who has them in stock before CM.
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Old 02-14-2008, 12:13 AM
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I've never seen the Hanna sliders. I have the MT sliders and like them alot. Not the best if you have kids or dogs that can get their feet/paws caught between the tube and the body of the rig. They also get pretty slick when they are wet or icy which the has complained about on more than one occassion.

They are heavy beefy suckers though. If you are considering them I'd call Mark at MT directly and see what the likelihood of getting a set before CM08 is. IIRC when I ordered mine I did so in like Jan '07 and didn't get them until late March or early April.
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Old 02-14-2008, 07:00 AM
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Hanna or Metal Tech?

Its down to these two for me. I want the full cat protection both offer.

I've been reading threads on MUD for hours and it seems most prefer Hanna over MT, but everyone with MT love them too.

Anyway what does the RS forum say. Post up what you think and why. Stronger, better steps whatever.....

And after all this it will probably come down to who has them in stock before CM.


Have to say option 3 (not listed) If you have kids and your 80 does dual purpose you can do no better than Mr. Slee!
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Hanna or Metal Tech?

Its down to these two for me. I want the full cat protection both offer.

I've been reading threads on MUD for hours and it seems most prefer Hanna over MT, but everyone with MT love them too.

Anyway what does the RS forum say. Post up what you think and why. Stronger, better steps whatever.....

And after all this it will probably come down to who has them in stock before CM.
I don't question trying to protect them but I wonder how much of a worry it is, I have never hit mine using Slee (I do seem to smack the muffler a lot)

If price is a consideration check with Hanna on total cost, I thought about his rear bumper until I got his shipping quote you might be able to add something to Slee sliders for less than the shipping cost.
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Old 02-14-2008, 08:49 AM
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For me, adding anything that would possibly trap more Cat heat just would never be an option! I too have dented and have a dented muffler but so far the Cat is scratch free.
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I just bought the step sliders from Slee. I thought a lot about the other options and decided on keeping it simple. The step is functional and looks good too.

http://www.sleeoffroad.com/products/...ders_steps.htm
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Old 02-14-2008, 09:22 AM
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I have the step sliders on my truck and regular tube style on Rachel and sarah's. I like the Step sliders better even though they stick out a bit more like Running boards. The finish is better in rain and you don't slip on it, they are family friendly and I just like having the step.

That sure is a nice looking truck in Slee's ad there
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What about option #4, and #5 (both not listed) some of our local club guys. I got mine from Oleg at Irbis offroad and I am happy with them. You could also check with Jim at Solid Rock and see if he is making sliders for 80's.
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Old 02-14-2008, 09:25 AM
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Not the best if you have kids or dogs that can get their feet/paws caught between the tube and the body of the rig.
This worries me a little as Porter currently rides in the back seat. However he jumps from the ground all the way up onto the rear seat. And pretty much the reverse on exit. It would be a heart breaker to have him get hurt as a result of getting stuck.

But the long term plan will be to have a drawer system and barrier so he can ride in back. Then no problem.
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I just bought the step sliders from Slee. I thought a lot about the other options and decided on keeping it simple. The step is functional and looks good too.

http://www.sleeoffroad.com/products/...ders_steps.htm
They look awesome...were they in stock?
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