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Avid Sidesteps

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by ecr6cyl10, Oct 19, 2011.

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Avid Side steps

Poll closed Nov 18, 2011.
  1. Yes

    9 vote(s)
    60.0%
  2. No

    6 vote(s)
    40.0%
  1. Oct 19, 2011 at 2:20 PM
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    ecr6cyl10

    ecr6cyl10 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I wanted to know if I should get a set of the side steps for my 3" Lifted Prerunner Dble Cab.
     
  2. Oct 19, 2011 at 2:23 PM
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    Zac808

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    no, get real sliders.
     
  3. Oct 19, 2011 at 2:24 PM
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    sliders
     
  4. Oct 19, 2011 at 2:26 PM
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    ecr6cyl10

    ecr6cyl10 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    What are the best sliders?
     
  5. Oct 19, 2011 at 2:43 PM
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    TACOMABOSS

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    dont know about the best ones. check out the vendors
     
  6. Oct 19, 2011 at 3:33 PM
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    97yota4wd

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    Avid off road has sliders too! They do great work and have amazing customer service! I have their sliders, and I have put them to very good use! Anything done by avid is a great product
     
  7. Oct 19, 2011 at 6:22 PM
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    tacobo670

    tacobo670 if you have to ask, u can't afford it

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    ya, avid also had weld-on sliders. but thanks to Derek, i had bought the bolt on ones, n we fab'd up some plate brackets to bolt onto the frame instead of the underbody. haven't really "tested" them yet cuz i got a 6in lift n there is just too much clearance!!!! but they look good. maybe next time im at the mall i'll give them a real run for the money
     
  8. Oct 19, 2011 at 6:22 PM
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    ecr6cyl10

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    I don't do a lot of wheeling that I need rock sliders. I do a lot of trail and desert running.
     
  9. Oct 20, 2011 at 10:06 AM
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    ecr6cyl10

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    Thanks for your input. I will check out both and see what will work the best.
     
  10. Oct 20, 2011 at 10:12 AM
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  11. Oct 20, 2011 at 10:13 AM
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    if you dont do crawling, the side steps will be fine, but you can also get their bolt on "sliders" they arent real sliders, just look alikes that act as steps.
     
  12. Oct 20, 2011 at 10:47 AM
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    U should try and rail slide down a set of stairs.:D
     
  13. Oct 20, 2011 at 1:24 PM
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    Avid gives a bundle discount along with a TW discount, so the more you buy the more you save
     
  14. Oct 20, 2011 at 1:30 PM
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    extremachn1

    extremachn1 I am an asshole, deal with it!

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    Eric will be my witness, the steps are still tough as hell and as long as you arent rock crawling you will love them. If you do do rock crawling they will catch up on a lot of stuff. I had the steps and loved them but I tore the hell out of the bottom of the steps dragging them across rocks as I was rock crawling. They are tough, can take a ton of abuse, and still look good.

    That is Eric standing in the background. LoL
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    You can see how they hang down a bit but are great, I changed mine out to full avid sliders for offroading purposes. I cant say enough good things about Brandon at avid offroad. He makes some good kit.
     
  15. Oct 20, 2011 at 1:36 PM
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    [​IMG]

    dam who is that sexy bamf in the background??

    i need some digits
     
  16. Oct 20, 2011 at 3:50 PM
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    extremachn1 I am an asshole, deal with it!

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    You know how I know your gay... You just called another man sexy and want his "digits."
     
  17. Oct 20, 2011 at 3:56 PM
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    for that man, any day
     
  18. Oct 20, 2011 at 3:56 PM
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    Moose1988

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    Hey I think I took that picture! Lol.

    Wheres the pictures of Eric using his sliders.. they took a beating that day. my thumb agrees. Lol
     
  19. Oct 20, 2011 at 4:06 PM
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    97yota4wd

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    lol what happened to your thumb?

    yeah my sliders both sides took a beating. especially the passenger side, you football sized dent shows it lol
     
  20. Oct 20, 2011 at 4:16 PM
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    It cut my thumb.. remember lol.
     
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