Dandeman Dan's Toy Page
Toyota 4Runner & Ham Radio Interests

industrial bar

Bolt on Rock Slider/Frame Cradle Project


Design Goals

This mounting approach incorporates a frame cradle design to mount the rock slider/nerf bars and achieve the following goals:

Construction Considerations

Key to this design is a snug fit on the frame by the "C" sections shown below, yet with sufficient clearance left to allow the cradle to slide on to and off the frame. This is easier said than done. You need to be, or have a skilled, experienced welder construct this design due to the following:

Below is a photograph of the frame cradle bars along with a diagram to show how the pieces mate together when installed on the vehicle frame. The yellow arrows pointing to the bolt holes shows how the cradle cross member mates up to the left and right cradle sub assemblies.

Cradle Construction Detail

Click on image below for additional construction detail.

slider construction detail

View of the bars installed

sliders installed

Toyota 4Runner Topsites

Home Page