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Any tricks to reinstalling the rear corner steps?

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by Chris(NJ), Jul 14, 2011.

  1. Jul 14, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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    Chris(NJ)

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    The plastic pieces that sit on top of the oem bumper. I removed all the pieces to plastidip the rear bumper, and well, I should've just taped it off! Those corner pieces are designed to be installed w/ the bumper off, thats for sure. Anybody have a trick to install the plastic steps while the bumper is still on the truck?
     
  2. Jul 14, 2011 at 7:20 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    It was a huge pain in the ass even with the bumper off so dont be kicking yourself too much.

    No tips really fro me, it just took a while to getnthose little tabs lines up so everything slides in right.
     
  3. Jul 14, 2011 at 7:32 PM
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    ok cool, thanks. I'll spend some more time w/ it tomorrow. I think I have the driver side locked in. It seems pretty tight, so I'm going to assume its good, lol. Passenger side....still fighting me.
     
  4. Jul 14, 2011 at 7:48 PM
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    Ha it was the drivers side that was a bitch for me....I still think only one clip has been holding it on for the last year.
     
  5. Jul 15, 2011 at 7:07 AM
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    Got it today! I'm pretty sure its one clip that is now holding mine on too, lol. Either way, I'm not fuckin w/ it unless it falls off :)
     
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