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Old 07-13-2009
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Removed my step bars

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Took off my step bars today. I havent had a good chance to look at it much just because it was dark here 20 minutes after i got done, but still.... So far the truck looks taller without them, but also a bit more raked... so i gotta see it when its not on an incline.

Thoughts? Keep em off or put em back on?
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Old 07-13-2009
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I personally prefer them...espicially the 06+ style that you've got. Is it parked on an incline? I ask because it doesn't even look prekeyed unless you lifted the back as well.


I really do like your truck...it's one of the hottest because of those corner lights!!! lol.
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i agree with shane
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its on a bit of a crown more than anything so its not on level ground there. Ill check it out at work tomorrow. at least there the parking lot is level. I know the crown in this driveway makes the truck sit a bit off. I bet if i took a pic of the other side it would actually look lower.

btw, no i didnt lift the back. the rear of the truck sits about an inch higher on level ground but in the second pic here, it really really looks raked. The first pic isnt so bad but im not sure if its an optical illusion or what. Hell, with the weight of the step bars off, youd think the truck would go up in front lol.
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Looks good. But I have to say that I prefer it with the step bars.
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Keep em off! Looks GREAT!!
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Who you calling stupid?
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So i get to work and take a pic in the parking lot and we must have more of an incline here than i thought... because now it looks nose up LOL.....

SOCAL BRO! :D
ill try again later. I dont have my camera here at work and Ive been wanting to take pics of the truck again anyway.... hmm... i could use new rims...


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When I took mine off, it looked taller than before. I personally don't like step bars. If you don't need em to get in, why have em?
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Much better! Leave them off!
I find that steps are more of a nuisance than anything unless there is a huge amount of lift. They look good on Shane's truck because it is taller, plus they hide the frame a little with the body lift.
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Much better! Leave them off!
I find that steps are more of a nuisance than anything unless there is a huge amount of lift. They look good on Shane's truck because it is taller, plus they hide the frame a little with the body lift.
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I ditched mine a while back and think it looks much better, but I think they do suit your truck better then they did on mine.
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okay how do you take thease things off? i attemted today but did not figured it out all the way. any help would be great.

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keep them off unless your truck is extremely lifted or your a 5'0" RUNT
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I liked them on there myself, but it's your truck. Very nice and clean! :)
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i like em on
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to each his own. its your choice. personally i agree with one of the posters that if your truck is high than yes they probably suit the truck than again you have a newer style truck and depending on other factors the side rails could look good no matter what. i for one say go with what your gutt tells ya.
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