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Old 02-14-2014, 11:37 PM   #1
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Sidesteps = Snow Catchers!

Just a little rant here. This is my first winter with my 97 Sahara and I know the first thing I'm doing on the next nice day is taking the factory sidesteps off. I can't believe how much snow piles up on those things while driving around. I'm constantly clearing off snow, slush, piles of sand etc from those things.

I don't use them but my kids do when they're climbing out. I'll just give them a hand getting out, it's easier than constantly clearing off the steps. Plus I don't like the fact that all of that snow/slush/salt combo is just sitting there on the steps and up against the body.

After looking around at pics, I like the way the Jeep looks without them anyway.

Edit - Sorry, I just realized I posted this in the pics thread. Meant to put it in the General discussion but had the wrong tab open in my browser.
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You can make some removable steps, so they are there when you want and not when you don't want, that's what I did and I love them.

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Old 02-28-2014, 07:59 PM   #3
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I know what you mean, they are just to collect things like mud snow, ice, sand and so on. and i am leaving mine on till i find something to replace them with. rock sliders etc. Been through a couple of winters and has bothered me yet. I like to use them to work on my light bar, and if i ever get a roof rack. which is the goal someday. so
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good,they are there when you want and not when you don't want, that's what I did and I love them.
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