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Old 03-20-2012, 07:00 PM   #1
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Question Help getting in

So my mom keeps complaining about how its difficult to get into the jeep (I only have 31" tires on... for now ). I don't want to get side steps for Wilma (trying the name for my jeep, what ya think?) cause I don't think they look good. What could I get that would make it easier to get in and out that's not a side step? ideas?
Taking Wilma to prom so to help my prom date get in and out I'm gonna borrow my sis's 9" plastic fold able step lol.

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Old 03-20-2012, 07:17 PM   #2
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they make rocker guards that have somewhat of a step on them.

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they make rocker guards that have somewhat of a step on them.
X2.. And these... Or just these.. http://www.raingler.com/merch88GrabHandles.htm
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Old 03-20-2012, 10:31 PM   #4
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Oh yea, I completely forgot about grab handles! Haha. Thanks! That's first to see If the help!
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Old 03-20-2012, 10:35 PM   #5
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milk crate on a with a rope tied to it...they get in and pull it up...they get out by letting it down!
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Old 03-20-2012, 10:40 PM   #6
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I love my Rampage Grab handles! They used to make me feel old, but now I see them as a necessity

Amazon.com: Rampage 769301 Grab Handle - Pair: Automotive
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Old 03-20-2012, 10:48 PM   #7
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I am running PSC Rocker Knockers for this very reason (or so she believes)! I even added a strip of 3M gritty to them as they were slick as heel when wet.
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Old 03-21-2012, 03:36 AM   #9
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milk crate on a with a rope tied to it...they get in and pull it up...they get out by letting it down!
Not such a crazy idea - don't know about the rope though!
I carry a milk crate so my mom can get in - she's usually happy to just slide out though.
I just have to wait for her to get in, then throw the milk crate in the back.

Have tried small plastic fold-flat steps as well - They work well too.
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Old 03-21-2012, 03:42 AM   #10
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Here... Pick a style and color lol




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Old 03-21-2012, 03:56 AM   #11
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That's first to see If the help!
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Old 03-21-2012, 05:20 AM   #12
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What about some paracord weaved into a foot loop, or a horse stirrup.
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That's first to see If the help!
Proof I shouldn't type at 11:00 PM lol.

I kinda like the powered running boards, but didn't realize they made them for the TJ. I've only seen for the JK. I'll get grab handles first, and then if that still doesn't work I'll look into either rocker panels/ gaurds (correct terminology?) or those powered running boards. Ah, laziness
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Proof I shouldn't type at 11:00 PM lol.

I kinda like the powered running boards, but didn't realize they made them for the TJ. I've only seen for the JK. I'll get grab handles first, and then if that still doesn't work I'll look into either rocker panels/ gaurds (correct terminology?) or those powered running boards. Ah, laziness
I'd suggest the grab handles that have the three straps.. They have more support.

Kinda like these from Rugged Ridge
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Take that theory a step further, the entire length of the Raingler Grab Handle is the strap.

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Take that theory a step further, the entire length of the Raingler Grab Handle is the strap.
Even better... Buy the whole Nerf roll cage cover with built in grab .... JUST KIDDING!

I like these!
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Old 03-22-2012, 12:50 PM   #17
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Take that theory a step further, the entire length of the Raingler Grab Handle is the strap.

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I like those too! Where did you get them and how much?
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milk crate on a with a rope tied to it...they get in and pull it up...they get out by letting it down!
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[IMG]file:///C:/Users/ALOCKH%7E1/AppData/Local/Temp/moz-screenshot.png[/IMG]How about a stirrup step. I have seen these on a CJ. No idea where to find them though.


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