Rocker guards with side step functionality - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > JK Jeep Wrangler Forum > JK General Discussion Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 09-01-2013, 04:15 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
saintdoggx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 37
Rocker guards with side step functionality

Okay I'm sure this question has been asked a few times before so here it is again. I'm looking for some rocker guards for a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited that has sidestep functionality. My wife is little shorter and likes the sidestep plus I have to carry my parents around sometimes as well and its hard for them to get in and out the Jeep. Right now I have no preference because I'm not sure what is out there that will fit my needs.

saintdoggx is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-01-2013, 04:23 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
Wrayzor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Las Vegas
Posts: 26
I like the N-Fab nerf bars. The steps are functional and don't extend too low when you are 4 wheeling.

__________________
2013 JKU a.k.a. Our Minion
Wrayzor is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-01-2013, 04:42 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
jeepingchester's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Cottage Grove, Oregon
Posts: 323
These are on a trade we just took in, I don't know what they are but look a little diffrent.


Click image for larger version

Name:	ForumRunner_20130901_144146.jpg
Views:	134
Size:	144.2 KB
ID:	300817
jeepingchester is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-01-2013, 05:13 PM   #4
Jeeper
 
dawhitesJKU's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: SoCal 714/562
Posts: 3,361
Send a message via Yahoo to dawhitesJKU
lod, shrockworks, white knuckle offroad, cbi offroad (you can ask them to angle it)...same with evo rock sliders (there are tons of sliders out there but I named these from memory). All features frame-based mounting, able to dish out abuse rather than receive it, and can be used as a functional step that's a hair bit higher than the pinch seam.
__________________
Eat, Sleep, Jeep

2012 JKU Flame Red - Gone
2014 Cherokee Trailhawk - Gone
2014 JKU Billet Willys - Active
dawhitesJKU is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-01-2013, 05:23 PM   #5
Jeeper
 
MillerWelds87's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: CA
Posts: 287
I went with ACE sliders. They can be a step as well. Not the best pic but the only one I have.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	slider.jpg
Views:	120
Size:	218.7 KB
ID:	300961  
__________________
2013 Billet JKUR
-AEV2.5-AEV Geo Brackets-AEV Procal-Goodyear Duratracs 315/70r17-Fuel Tropy Wheels-JKS Trackbar-Fox Racing 2.0 Stabilizer-Trucklites-Ace Rock Rails-Northridge Bolt kit-
MillerWelds87 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-01-2013, 05:30 PM   #6
Jeeper
 
saintdoggx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 37
I like the Ace but you have to grind the washers? Is that true?
saintdoggx is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-01-2013, 05:32 PM   #7
Jeeper
 
MillerWelds87's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: CA
Posts: 287
Quote:
Originally Posted by saintdoggx View Post
I like the Ace but you have to grind the washers? Is that true?
Yes you do have to grind the washers. Theres a huge thread on here dedicated to ACE sliders with tons of pics should be on the first or second main page
__________________
2013 Billet JKUR
-AEV2.5-AEV Geo Brackets-AEV Procal-Goodyear Duratracs 315/70r17-Fuel Tropy Wheels-JKS Trackbar-Fox Racing 2.0 Stabilizer-Trucklites-Ace Rock Rails-Northridge Bolt kit-
MillerWelds87 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-01-2013, 10:47 PM   #8
Jeeper
 
Spaste19's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 245
Quote:
Originally Posted by MillerWelds87
I went with ACE sliders. They can be a step as well. Not the best pic but the only one I have.
X2. Love em.
__________________
2013 Crush JKUR
Spaste19 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-01-2013, 10:58 PM   #9
Build Thread Queen

WF Supporting Member
::WF Moderator::
 
StarBrite's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Austin, Texas
Posts: 8,222
x3! We love our ACE sliders paired with Rubi rail takeoffs.
StarBrite is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-01-2013, 11:02 PM   #10
Supporting Member

WF Supporting Member
 
Gunner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Seal Beach
Posts: 7,061
These are kinda pricy but they work so sweet. My buddy has them and I'm getting them for mine.
Gunner is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-02-2013, 12:28 AM   #11
Jeeper
 
Stompor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: DuPont, WA
Posts: 70
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gunner View Post
These are kinda pricy but they work so sweet. My buddy has them and I'm getting them for mine.
I've got them and love them....
They could place the step a little farther to to rear.
But they are really loud, almost like it s breaking something.

They work great as sliders and as steps.
Stompor is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-02-2013, 12:31 AM   #12
Jeeper
 
redskinswin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Sahuarita, AZ
Posts: 327
I love my Smittybuilt ones.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG-20130330-00012.jpg
Views:	88
Size:	224.0 KB
ID:	303137  
__________________
2012 Silver 2-Door JK. Smittybuilt SRC Side Armor, KC Hilites, Rancho Sport 2 inch lift, 285x70x17 Duratracs. DeceptiJeep.
redskinswin is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-02-2013, 07:59 AM   #13
Jeeper
 
CJ7nvrstk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Prosper, TX
Posts: 433
Quote:
Originally Posted by StarBrite View Post
x3! We love our ACE sliders paired with Rubi rail takeoffs.
+1 so that makes it x4!
__________________
11 JKU
85 CJ

RED Friday. Remember Everyone Deployed
CJ7nvrstk is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-02-2013, 08:45 AM   #14
Jeeper
 
Maximum Carnage's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Twin Cities
Posts: 252
So many out their I can't decide which one to buy.
Maximum Carnage is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-02-2013, 09:07 AM   #15
Jeeper

WF Supporting Member
 
Zombicon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Wake Forest, NC
Posts: 158
Quote:
Originally Posted by StarBrite View Post
x3! We love our ACE sliders paired with Rubi rail takeoffs.
(x max(N)) + 1!

As soon as I got them installed, the Mrs. was "oh, that's much better!" as she climbed aboard!

Do it. Just don't do it with an angle grinder (PITA). Either get a bench grinder or find a machine shop to grind them for you (10-20 minutes).

__________________
2013 Billet Silver JKU Rubicon
Zombicon is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-02-2013, 09:11 AM   #16
Jeeper
 
Ajax333333's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Gilbert, AZ
Posts: 429
Quote:
Originally Posted by redskinswin View Post
I love my Smittybuilt ones.
X2. My wife like them and the kids (2 & 6) can get in and out with no problem
Ajax333333 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-25-2013, 02:53 PM   #17
Jeeper
 
saintdoggx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 37
I ended up going with the N-fab wheel to wheel side steps. While they are not rockers they are side steps and look great on the jeep. Thanks for everyones input!

saintdoggx is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



« Inspection checklist before driving off the lot | Driven a 3.8 and a 3.6? »
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Vendor Spotlight (Deals & More)
Quadratec
Jeep Parts - Jeep Wheels - Jeep Soft Tops
» Recent Threads

» Popular Tags
2.5 2014 advice audio axle bestop build bumper buying camping clutch dana 44 electrical engine exhaust fenders for sale frame hard top hardtop help advice jeep jeep tj jeep wrangler jeep yj jku leak led lift lift advice lift kit lights manual mods newbie noise oem outdoorx4 overland parts radiator rims rubicon rust sahara sale shocks soft top speakers sport springs steering stereo stock subwoofer suspension suspension lift swap tire tires tires and wheels top transfer case transmission unlimited wheels wheels and tires winch wiring wrangler
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:42 AM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC