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Old 10-03-2009, 05:01 PM
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Amp Step Potential Problem

I can't find this question/answer anywhere. What happends if for some reason the truck is near a high center or positioned so that when the truck doors open, the steps may hit on something w/o fully extending. What happens to the arms/steps? Do they just stop, retract back, or potentially bend?
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Old 10-03-2009, 05:09 PM
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how would your door open? like u ran something over?
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Old 10-03-2009, 05:16 PM
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I think he is talking about when:
Straddling big rocks, dirt berms, or small imports.
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Old 10-03-2009, 05:31 PM
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I think he is talking about when:
Straddling big rocks, dirt berms, or small imports.
All I can do to this is
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Old 10-04-2009, 04:50 AM
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I think he is talking about when:
Straddling big rocks, dirt berms, or small imports.
Yes, this is what I'm talking about. (small imports.....)
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Old 10-04-2009, 05:08 AM
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ive installed them 100 times and i had a co-worker open the door once while i was under the truck and all it did was squash the $h!t out of me. The motor just torqued over and stayed kinda binded up while i told the guy some choice words and to close the door so i could get out.
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Old 10-04-2009, 11:47 AM
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How about using a load sensing relay/switch like in the auto down/up modulators for car alarm systems. When they sense a load (like a appendage) they reverse the direction of the window motor.
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Old 10-04-2009, 11:49 AM
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Im sure that would work if you wired it in.
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i dont see why it wouldnt work. idk though, i just install them like they are supposed to be.
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Old 10-04-2009, 12:43 PM
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Another thought...Do they come with a switch so you can turn them off when out rock crawling? If they don't wire one in.
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