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Old 08-23-2010, 04:33 PM   #1
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Question What are the best side steps to get??


just bought a new jeep wrangler unlimited sport-i am looking for suggestion on the best side steps for it-there are soooo many to choose from-i want ones that will last-i was told the black rust and the stainless steel/chrome do not-any input would be helpful THANKS

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Old 08-23-2010, 06:16 PM   #2
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Pretty much a personal thing really.

I think most of this crowd isn't too keen on the type of nerf bars that would be considered "side steps", and I know most of em aren't too keen on chrome

It's YOUR jeep though, so you just kinda gotta figure out what works for YOU...

I'm more of a "rock slider" fan myself... but like you said, there's almost an unlimited number of options...

just proofread that, and I'm not very helpful... but nobody else was saying anything, so welcome to the forum

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Old 08-23-2010, 06:19 PM   #3
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Old 08-23-2010, 06:22 PM   #4
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Depends on your personal tastes and your plans for using your jeep. I personally got the Rugged Ridge powder coated 4" ovals. I like black, and I don't plan on a whole heck of a lot dragging the underside of my Jeep.
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I don't have a new wrangler but I will just show you the steps that i got but it is just a personal choice tho ...
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We've been happy with whatever we have, the stat sheet says "tubular side steps" but they don't look so tubular to me. They're nothing impressive or whatever, it was an extra when we bought. They didn't have the Jeep we wanted and we scored a pretty good deal on a jeep with too many extras. But we have been happy with these! We are pretty short (I'm 5'3, Greg's 5'5) so they are well used! Will be even more well used whenever we lift!



** sorry pic is so far away, it's all I could find since I'm not home right now
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Old 08-23-2010, 07:28 PM   #7
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Very satisfied with the Mopar side steps (black).
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Old 08-23-2010, 08:07 PM   #8
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Most people who go wheelin dont want them so they sell them on c-list all the time for cheap
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Old 08-23-2010, 11:32 PM   #9
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I put the electric powersteps by AMP Research. AMP made them, then sold them to Bestop. Now Bestop is having them made in China. I got them from AMP instead since they're US made. Love the steps. They tuck out of the way when the doors are closed and are very usable steps when the doors open.

Didn't have a pic of my jeep with the step down...so here's a stock image of a red jeep with the steps down.
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Old 08-24-2010, 10:34 AM   #10
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Smittybilts here...love the look..but they were a MOFO to install....simple 4 bolt install took about 3 hours and included relocating misaligned holes
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I likes my stock Sahara steps,,,, thou they were mopar aftermarkets. I have Sport.
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Thanks for everyones input
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