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Old 04-13-2011, 01:58 PM
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looking at buying power steps....opinions please

so i'm looking at buying a set of the power steps that drop down when you open the door and disappear when you close the door. what are the pros and cons of these steps? i have not googled them yet to see what's available but i've heard of the AMP steps, but haven't heard of any competing brands. any suggestions on where to buy them? are they a DIY type project or would i need to have them installed by a shop?

any opinions would be greatly appreciated
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so i'm looking at buying a set of the power steps that drop down when you open the door and disappear when you close the door. what are the pros and cons of these steps? i have not googled them yet to see what's available but i've heard of the AMP steps, but haven't heard of any competing brands. any suggestions on where to buy them? are they a DIY type project or would i need to have them installed by a shop?

any opinions would be greatly appreciated
Amp and Best Top are the same, just different name on the board. there isnt much for cons other than when you jump on the freeway and doing about 70mph they can vibrate, or flutter in the wind it seems like.
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ive only heard this "vibration" in one truck, and that was in an 06 cummins
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Amp and Best Top are the same, just different name on the board. there isnt much for cons other than when you jump on the freeway and doing about 70mph they can vibrate, or flutter in the wind it seems like.
without digging too much, it looks like the Best Top are $200 cheaper. are they really made by the same people? what is different about them than the AMP steps? the pics looks identical to each other.


after reading the details a bit more closely the warranty package is different. it's 5 year/60k miles for AMP and 3 year/36k miles for the Best Top.

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I had Amps in my last 07 Harley CCSB and my good friend has Best top on his 08 CCSB. They look pretty much the same. For some reason the Best Top felt more sturdy, its probably because my amps were quite a bit older then his. His had a different coating then my amps did, his is similar to line x. I plan on picking up a set of best top steps in a few weeks. I like how the new steps from Amp/Best Top come with courtesy led lights.
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I really would like to get a set of these as well, it either these or a set of n-fab steps....and i really like the clean look of these better....but the price is huge.....gonna have to check on best top steps....see the price difference...
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Thanks for the info, I am thinking of selling my Nfab steps for a pair... I believe best top makes them for Amp.
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ohh?? wat ya asking for ur n-fab steps?
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AMP Power steps 1300$

New jeans for the wife 80$

Watching your wife lettin it ALL hang out at the Home Depot while yelling her head off at you while you try not to piss your pants laughing....PRICELESS!!

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AMP and Bestop are not the same. That used to be the case, but they are completely different now. Bestop was a distributor for AMP, but they now manufacture their own. I would personally stick with AMP. Let me know if you d like a quote on a set.
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