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Step bar ideas/tips?

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The truck has a decent stance as you can tell.. and I want to put some sort of step bars on it, especially for women to climb in. The ex gf was about the only one that didnt have a terrible time climbing up in. But my mom and a couple lady friends have sure had trouble getting in.

Besides, I have considered doing something to be able to fit 35's...

I plan on having SOMEBODY bend some tube for me.., but I need to come up with a design first.

I don't have a preference whether they are individual steps for the front and rear doors, or if they are long step bars, although I think the longer bars might just be easier in general

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Feel free to photoshop that pic,..


I know...... I'm missing a center cap.
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Buy my sliders!!!
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Lmao, I'll have to get the tape out and see if 78" will be long enough for both doors...
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Ive always liked those tube side steps that are basically one bar all the way across, then a step under each door and just in front of the reat tire for the truck bed.
like so:
http://www.mrtoyotaparts.com/PartPic...20predbars.jpg
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Ive always liked those tube side steps that are basically one bar all the way across, then a step under each door and just in front of the reat tire for the truck bed.
like so:
http://www.mrtoyotaparts.com/PartPic...20predbars.jpg
Thanks for posting that! I was considering something very similiar to that!
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Id do the main pieces out of square and then put round on the outside. I did something similar on Chads Jeep.

With something that long id make sure to use some heavy stuff because you wont want it flexing and such.

I can bend you up something but that big you will need to come out over here and we can do it in a day.
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Id do the main pieces out of square and then put round on the outside. I did something similar on Chads Jeep.

With something that long id make sure to use some heavy stuff because you wont want it flexing and such.

I can bend you up something but that big you will need to come out over here and we can do it in a day.
My thoughts exactly. I was planning on PMing you, but wanted to decide exactly what I wanted first.

YOu are right though, I thought some square for the supports, etc would be the best route.

I figured when I figured it out, then I could drive the truck over, and put them on too!

Pics of Chad's sliders?
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kinda like this...

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Lol I was searching and JUST found that thread, and came back to this one to post those same pics.

I like that, but I'm wondering about maybe having them angle downward instead of up..
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Which ever way you want. I was just showing the square and round tube, that is how i would do yours, if it were mine. :)

I can do all round though too. Id prefer weld on but I can do bolt on its just a big pain and its time consuming.
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Ok cool. Yeah, I dont mind that combination at all. Lol

I can't decide which I'd like better, if it was one long step or 2 individual steps..

We need a photoshop master to join the convo
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I would do something like this since your looking for more of a step than a slider

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Yeah thanks for the pic Trent! I was considering something like that but wasnt sure..... And hadn't seen many pics of that style
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BUMP! Can one of the mods/admin make a poll?

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What style do you guys think I should go with?
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the first one!
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i think the first one looks best, but we could try one of each ??

btw idk that i can add a poll, just make a new thread if u need a poll
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Meh, thats ok Zach. I was leaning towards the first ones anyways, I think they look better and they would be more functional.

Do you think I should have the upper tube run from wheel to wheel or just cab length?
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