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Old 04-13-2014, 01:14 PM   #1
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Doorless Foot Rests for less than $20

I found a thread online and was directed to this site:

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It is a very nice write up on how to do it. I modified this a little but I got the same results. One thing to note, bring the pegs with you to the store when buying bolts because the thread count is often not listed and Will cause a problem. I had to use 24 thread count, which makes it pretty hard to find the right size bolts. Hence, the modified route. Anyways, I'll post photos and enjoy my day with the doors off.

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Old 04-13-2014, 01:16 PM   #2
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Old 04-13-2014, 01:34 PM   #3
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Looks great! Hope they hold up well! Enjoy your lucky day with the doors off!
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Old 04-13-2014, 02:48 PM   #4
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Looks great! Hope they hold up well! Enjoy your lucky day with the doors off!
Thanks! What do you think about lining them with bed liner?
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Thanks! What do you think about lining them with bed liner?
I think that would work great plus you get (some) grip and protection. I'd go that route or maybe if you'd want to match colors (just an idea) grab a can of spray paint! Either one can make them blend in or look good or (if you'd get some crazy color paint) stick out riding around with your foot on it!
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Old 04-14-2014, 09:45 AM   #6
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Interesting...
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My first primer didn't stick at all so I sanded it all down again and used self etching primer and then black engine paint, it's holding up very well. I'm going to make another set with the bed liner and see which I prefer. I'm considering flipping them upside down, I think that would be a slightly more comfortable angle, I'm concerned about the possibility of them falling out if the nut backs off though, as the bolt is only just barely long enough.
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Locking nut maybe? Or just get a longer bolt...but you should be able to see if its loose or feel it get loose before the nut pops off
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Old 04-14-2014, 11:52 AM   #9
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Locking nut maybe? Or just get a longer bolt...but you should be able to see if its loose or feel it get loose before the nut pops off
I didn't think about a locking nut. I think I just need some different washers, maybe rubber ones. And yes you are correct, you would feel it moving before it dropped off. They have stayed nice and tight though. It's raining so I don't have them on

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my jeep but these are the same foot rests after having been painted.
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Old 04-14-2014, 11:59 AM   #10
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Much better black :thumb
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Guess you have an auto and no use for your left foot

Seems like a good way to run it into objects but maybe a decent parking lot door ding guard

Useful on a motorcycle but you have a floor board so seems not all that useful but does look nicer in all black
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Guess you have an auto and no use for your left foot

Seems like a good way to run it into objects but maybe a decent parking lot door ding guard

Useful on a motorcycle but you have a floor board so seems not all that useful but does look nicer in all black
Well your leg out in the wind especially in shorts is nice, and you don't use your clutch 24/7 you know. Like in highway driving. As far as it being a good door ding guard....if it's on your vehicle, then your doors aren't, so...
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No to give the mall crawlers something non dingable or dentable to hit when they open their doors too far and stop opening only when they hit something, might save you a tub or front fender ding
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Well your leg out in the wind especially in shorts is nice, and you don't use your clutch 24/7 you know. Like in highway driving. As far as it being a good door ding guard....if it's on your vehicle, then your doors aren't, so...
Zactly.! I have a manual and this is just what I've been wanting for when I go doorless. Maybe I sit too close to the steering wheel, but my leg gets cramped with it in the door jam. This is a great solution.
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Zactly.! I have a manual and this is just what I've been wanting for when I go doorless. Maybe I sit too close to the steering wheel, but my leg gets cramped with it in the door jam. This is a great solution.
I agree! It's very nice and it's a cheap, easy, functional DIY project. Gives you that breezy feeling of accomplishment haha.
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great find
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I didn't think about a locking nut. I think I just need some different washers, maybe rubber ones. And yes you are correct, you would feel it moving before it dropped off. They have stayed nice and tight though. It's raining so I don't have them on

my jeep but these are the same foot rests after having been painted.
I run mine on bottom of hinge and never had a prob with them loosening up with just a regular nut
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I'm considering flipping them upside down, I think that would be a slightly more comfortable angle, I'm concerned about the possibility of them falling out if the nut backs off though, as the bolt is only just barely long enough.
If you are truly scared of them falling off some lock tight, doesn't have to be the "heating needed to be removed" kind either but it would do the job. But this would really be a PITA if you don't leave your doors off for an extended amount of time. Locking nuts sound like a great idea to me.
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If you are truly scared of them falling off some lock tight, doesn't have to be the "heating needed to be removed" kind either but it would do the job. But this would really be a PITA if you don't leave your doors off for an extended amount of time. Locking nuts sound like a great idea to me.
I thought about that but I pretty much remove my doors any day it's nice enough and put them back on that night if it's ugly again. It's border-line to long a process to completely remove my top and doors and move my mirrors and add the foot rests, so lock tight would likely be the straw that breaks the camel's back. To be honest I'm not overly concerned about it falling off, but to be safe I'll grab a couple locking nuts and enjoy the sunshine.
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I just keep a wrench in console for easy on/off accessibility. If it did ever loosen up you'd know
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Hmm hit send before I was done...

You'd know as soon as u put ur foot on it. Then just a few turns of wrench n wala all betr
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I just keep a wrench in console for easy on/off accessibility. If it did ever loosen up you'd know
A few days ago i stuck a wrench in my console for just that occasion.
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Got mine on today. Gonna give it a try on my way to work. You'll see that it's a bit different from the one in the instructions. 1. My local home depot and lowes hardware supplies is very lacking.
2. I have it in this position because it's most comfortable for me.



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Got mine on today. Gonna give it a try on my way to work. You'll see that it's a bit different from the one in the instructions. 1. My local home depot and lowes hardware supplies is very lacking.
2. I have it in this position because it's most comfortable for me.

Oh and I also have my cheap mod mirrors on too.
That doesn't look bad with the longer bolt, I'd rather have a longer bolt and not have to worry about it coming apart. And yeah like I mentioned it's hard to find the "right" size bolts, it seems they have everything except what I need haha.
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Zactly.! I have a manual and this is just what I've been wanting for when I go doorless. Maybe I sit too close to the steering wheel, but my leg gets cramped with it in the door jam. This is a great solution.
X2! I wish my jeep had that little box that set next to the clutch when you weren't shifting gears. Thought about building one but this seems way easier and probly safer.
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X2! I wish my jeep had that little box that set next to the clutch when you weren't shifting gears. Thought about building one but this seems way easier and probly safer.
Something like these? They're called dead pedals!

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Old 04-24-2014, 08:51 AM   #27
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X2! I wish my jeep had that little box that set next to the clutch when you weren't shifting gears. Thought about building one but this seems way easier and probly safer.
Easier yeah but I don't know about safer, I'm concerned about getting t boned and losing my leg to be honest lol.

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