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post #1 of 24 Old 12-04-2010, 02:18 PM Thread Starter
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Step Bars On or Off?

After I installed the 1.5" leveling spacer last night I decided to take my step bars off. I like how it looks higher. What you guy's opinions on it. Should I leave them off or put them back on? Yard was kind of wet so had to get a pic in the driveway today.

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Keep off and if you get new ones get the nfab tuck away ones, they are awesome.

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Like the look of them off, but my wife and other passengers like the functionality of them on. Leave them off for a month or so and see how you feel about them then. Looks good with them off though...

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The whole truck looks so sleek without them and the tinted tails and windows. Good job, looks awesome

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It's my weekend truck so I won't be in and out everyday. Eventually I hope to get the AMP steps. I was estimated around $1400 for them installed.
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I vote you leave them off.
If you do end up leaving them off, buy or fabricate some pinch weld covers

If your patient you can find a set of used amp steps for a reasonable price. I bought mine for $600 IIRC
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I took mine off the first week I bought mine. It looks so much better with them off but it is a little more of a jump to get in. AMP steps are on my list as well.
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I'm 6'1" and I use my bars every time I get in and out of the truck. I'd say its function over form...
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I'm 6'1" and I use my bars every time I get in and out of the truck. I'd say its function over form...
what he said. i'm "almost" an old man, so i use mine. i'm thinking about getting step bars for my step bars

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I've always had mine off and love the look. It does get to be a PITA. I am 6'4 and still have to jump in mine, but mine is a little higher. I hated my steps because they always had mud clumped on them and I would drag it in the truck with me. I vote leave them off.

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