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step bars?

what do you guys think should i keep them or lose them i took them off today to paint them but i kinda like the look with out them. tell me whatcha think

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Well I think they look good with them on my truck but my truck is black. If you decide to lose them I know someone that might be interested in buying them. LOL
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I think it looks better without. unless your getting it lifted you probably don't need them. Why is the one bar bent upward in the back?
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i framed out going over a steep hill and it bent it up. thats the one reason i like them because they kinda protect the body when wheeling.
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Better without them on your truck.
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thanks guys im gonna leave them off for a bit and see how i like it
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being it looks like there bent to hell off...
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They do look bent.

If you are going to keep it stock height with stock tires I would keep them off. If you are going to lift it I would put them back on.
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uh oh that one's pretty bent. Looks like you need to buy mine. lol
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leave them off unless your a dwarf
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Leave them off.
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Not to thread jack but you had mentioned painting them so i was wondering what all would you need to paint them so they would look decent? I might be painting mine tomorrow.
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well i sanded the paint to almost bare metal. then i took my grinder to take out some real deep gouges in the bottom then i used the same paint i used to paint my roll bar but apllied like 4-5 coats to make sure it was extra thick. i taped off all the plastic too.
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well i sanded the paint to almost bare metal. then i took my grinder to take out some real deep gouges in the bottom then i used the same paint i used to paint my roll bar but apllied like 4-5 coats to make sure it was extra thick. i taped off all the plastic too.
Thanks... I just love having them off. Am i the only one that hates gettin out of the truck and hitting my leg on the step when theyre filthy dirty?
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Leave them off. Cuz somehow, with them off you get a free roll bar
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I'm gonna buy a pair of step bar but they are already on a 05.I'm wondering if they will fit on my 04????
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I'm gonna buy a pair of step bar but they are already on a 05.I'm wondering if they will fit on my 04????
Yes they will fit.
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I say leave them off when just driving around because of the bent bar, but put them on while wheeling to protect the underside.
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i say just take them off. do you really use them?

ive got a five inch lift on my truck and i never ever stepped on mine to get in my truck so i just took them off and it looks so much better without.
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Ditch those fugly SOB's and burn them.
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i use mine, i actually made brakets to lower them 2" and kick them out from the body 2". when they were put on they were hardly useable, up against the body of the truck. it does look better without, if you dont need them, ditch them. mine get used, and its nice to have something to kick my boots against to knock snow/mud off with.
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HA HA mine is bent like that on the driver's side as well. Mine is touching the mudflap though. Im about to lose those and the mudflaps prolly.
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