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Old 02-10-2009, 02:36 PM   #1
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For those of you with 3" lift and 33" or bigger tires...

I'm curious. Once you raise up the entry height of the Jeep by 4.5 inches or so and get rid of the factory step, how do you get in? I wouldn't think that standing on the tires would do much good since their pretty far from the door. I know it seems like a dumb question, but I just don't know if I should invest in a folding step ladder or something. Or maybe a polevault.

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I just step in, I have the steps but dont use them, those are for the roommate.....

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Same...Just lift my leg and step in.
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Well, since tiny and I are relatively vertically challenged... I installed an interconnecting series of pulleys and harnesses...
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I have a 4" with a 1" body lift and 35" tires
I grab the steering wheel, put my right leg in and jump up with the left leg and pull myself in all in one motion and plop my ass on the seat. and hope I dont hit my head on my rollar or hard top
oh forgot to add I'm only 5' 9" tall
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I have a 4" lift and 33"s, and the only issue that I have is when I am wearing my uniform with my duty belt, I almost have to take a running leap! (I'm 6'2").
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Here I am at 61 with 5.5"+ of lift and 35" tires and I'm only 5-11 without any issues getting into my TJ. You guys need to work out a little more or somethin'.
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Old 02-10-2009, 04:06 PM   #8
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I have 6" of lift, 35" tires and a wife that's 5'2".

When she gets it, I get in my "oh, look, I dropped my soap" posture and she uses my back as a step.

When I get in, I just ask my wife if I can or not...
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Old 02-10-2009, 04:21 PM   #9
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put handles on the roll bar.. i also have rocker guards with steps built into it... as for girls that need to get in a just give their butts a nudge
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Old 02-10-2009, 04:46 PM   #10
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Grab handles on the roll bar for the passenger. I just grab the wheel and hop in.
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Is your Jeep awkward to get in? When you start putting bigger tires and a lift kit on your rig, it can be pretty hard to get in and out. Sure, you could put steps on the rig, but they generally hurt your break over angle and they often get damaged four wheeling. Redneck Concepts has come up with a solution to this problem, the The Cowboy StirrUP Step®.

The step is a great way to get in and out of your Jeep. The step hangs from a hook off the door opening of the Jeep. When you aren't using the step, you unhook it and push it under the seat or throw it in the back. It isn't in the way when you are not using it. A standard step, you have to worry about them getting caught on a rock and you have to worry about damaging the step four wheeling. With the The Cowboy StirrUP Step®, it is only there when you need it.

Looking at the step, my first thought was I was going to bang my shin on the side of the tub. My wife, Diane, thought the same thing, but it just doesn't happen. It is easy to swing up and into the Jeep with the step. It is a lot less stressful on the knees and arms to use the step because you don't need to be a contortionist to get in your Jeep.

We've been using the step for a month now and it has been great. I'd highly recommend them for anyone that does not want to compromise for comfort or for performance. You just don't need to compromise at all with the The Cowboy Stirrup Step®.



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it depends on how tall or how long your legs are I guess. I used to hop in while holding onto the steering wheel. Getting in on the passanger side is more difficult for me.

now with the full cage and the door bars it is even more fun. lol. keeps me limber
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Old 02-10-2009, 05:09 PM   #13
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I grab the wheel, jump in. Its fun to watch other people's faces when your sliding out of it at the store.
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I have a 4 inch lift and 33's..I'm 5'9 and I can step in but my wife can't..Not bad heh
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I get a running start and jump on a trampoline to get in. My girl friend is shorter so she comes flying in the cab using a jet pack. It's quite glamorous and I reccomend it over step bars, roll bar handles, cowboy stirrups, or spaceships any day of the week.
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I just park next to a Miata
Seriously, grab handles and step/rock slider combo helps alot.
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I just left the step on. I've got a 4" lift and 33s. Oh and I'm 5'3". I put my left foot on the step, give a little hop and grab the roll bar for balance, then swing in. But, even with the step, it's not so easy in a skirt and heels.
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But, even with the step, it's not so easy in a skirt and heels.
We don't believe you Amy, that comment is worthless without pics.
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I just left the step on. I've got a 4" lift and 33s. Oh and I'm 5'3". I put my left foot on the step, give a little hop and grab the roll bar for balance, then swing in. But, even with the step, it's not so easy in a skirt and heels.
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8.5"s of lift and 39s......im 6'2" and it is still a pain to get in and out of.....especially with this broken ankle that ive got and the cast that i have on but i still manage to do it....heres proof from some ice wheelin a couple of weeks ago....(not of me climbing in and out but proof that i was out wheeling for the first time since thanksgiving)
ps dont ask if im locked in the front or not......i blew a lockout right off that bat and went three wheel drive for the rest of the day.....a dead 39 is alot of weight and drag

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You got to be kidding me right????? WOW!!!!

I normally carry around a tra-map-o-leen.... to get in mine.... DOH!!!!
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Old 02-11-2009, 12:01 AM   #22
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i feel older climbing into my car than i do my jeep lol

oh i just into my jeep with ease fyi.. just hold onto the rollbar and pull up..
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Ohhh too funny... LMAO
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Ooh dang Amy ya got me good there.
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Old 02-11-2009, 04:02 PM   #26
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I just grab the wheel put my right leg in and hop in onto the seat all in one motion! You should see my pregnant wife get in on her side though!

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