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Old 09-01-2013, 04:15 PM   #1
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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.

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Old 09-01-2013, 04:23 PM   #2
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I like the N-Fab nerf bars. The steps are functional and don't extend too low when you are 4 wheeling.

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Old 09-01-2013, 04:42 PM   #3
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These are on a trade we just took in, I don't know what they are but look a little diffrent.


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Old 09-01-2013, 05:13 PM   #4
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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.
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Old 09-01-2013, 05:23 PM   #5
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I went with ACE sliders. They can be a step as well. Not the best pic but the only one I have.
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Old 09-01-2013, 05:30 PM   #6
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I like the Ace but you have to grind the washers? Is that true?
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Old 09-01-2013, 05:32 PM   #7
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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
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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.
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x3! We love our ACE sliders paired with Rubi rail takeoffs.
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These are kinda pricy but they work so sweet. My buddy has them and I'm getting them for mine.
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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.
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I love my Smittybuilt ones.
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x3! We love our ACE sliders paired with Rubi rail takeoffs.
+1 so that makes it x4!
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So many out their I can't decide which one to buy.
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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).

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I love my Smittybuilt ones.
X2. My wife like them and the kids (2 & 6) can get in and out with no problem
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Old 09-25-2013, 02:53 PM   #17
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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!

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