LOD Signature series rock sliders

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Had some trouble installing the signature series sliders today. Drivers side went on perfectly fine with no issues whatsoever. When I got the passenger side up and over the body mount washers, I noticed the center mount of the slider sits about 1/4-1/2” away from the frame, while the other two mounts are sitting flush against the frame. Because of this, the he two bolt holes don’t line up either. Anybody have this problem before?

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I had the same issue. I ended up drilling the hole out a bit and that worked. It mentions in the instructions that the welds on the frame can cause that but I ground that down a bit and it didn’t help. So like I said, I just drilled it out a tad and that worked for me.
 

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Had some trouble installing the signature series sliders today. Drivers side went on perfectly fine with no issues whatsoever. When I got the passenger side up and over the body mount washers, I noticed the center mount of the slider sits about 1/4-1/2” away from the frame, while the other two mounts are sitting flush against the frame. Because of this, the he two bolt holes don’t line up either. Anybody have this problem before?

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You can try putting a C-clamp on the frame to mount to see if you can pull it in that last little bit.
 
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Awesome, thanks a lot for the suggestions. Gonna give it another try today. Elongating the holes was going to be my next crack at it so I’m glad it worked out for you.
 

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Awesome, thanks a lot for the suggestions. Gonna give it another try today. Elongating the holes was going to be my next crack at it so I’m glad it worked out for you.
Yeah not ideal and I was hesitant at first but these things are built so well I wasn’t worried about it. Good luck with the rest of the install.
 
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Yeah not ideal and I was hesitant at first but these things are built so well I wasn’t worried about it. Good luck with the rest of the install.
Much appreciated. I was gonna try and elongate them with a regular battery powered drill but knew that was going to be a pain. My uncle works at a machine shop, so he is going to do it for me when he gets a free minute. Hopefully I get it back soon and can finish the install. What did you use to elongate them? I’m hoping once the bolt holes line up I can use LOD’s recommendation from above and c-clamp it tight against the frame to bolt on.
 

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Much appreciated. I was gonna try and elongate them with a regular battery powered drill but knew that was going to be a pain. My uncle works at a machine shop, so he is going to do it for me when he gets a free minute. Hopefully I get it back soon and can finish the install. What did you use to elongate them? I’m hoping once the bolt holes line up I can use LOD’s recommendation from above and c-clamp it tight against the frame to bolt on.
I used a Dremel tool with a cone grinding stone I think it was. Took a few minutes but it honed it out fairly quick. I had to do it a few times though as the first time, I didn’t do enough.
 

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