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Calling All Guys With N-Fab Steps!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by amaes, Dec 11, 2009.

  1. Dec 11, 2009 at 10:02 AM
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    amaes

    amaes [OP] Cuz Stock Sucks

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    Hey Guys,

    I was wondering if you can do me a favor and post up some measurements on your steps if you have a Double Cab Short Bed. I am going to making a set simalar to them for my truck except they are going to be welded to the frame so I can use them for a Hi-Lift point. I sure many of y'all will say to make a set of sliders but sliders are a little hard to use for steps and are more or less useless on my truck since i'm a prerunner and if I'm on a set of sliders on rocks I'll most likely be stuck do to not having 4x4 But they would save some panels on the flip side which would be nice. (I Hope I don't offend anyone by saying that) :eek: anyways I was wondering If you all would be Kind enough to send the measurements need in the picture I drew up. You will be repped for your kindness and mentioned in the build thread for them.

    Thanks For your Time,

    Alex

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  2. Dec 11, 2009 at 10:14 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    How about getting a set of sliders, and making the steps for them? May save some time.
     
  3. Dec 11, 2009 at 10:21 AM
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    I was thinking about that last night. But I'm going this Direction because I have all of the Round stock In NM when I go up in a month and it will only take a few hours to whip these out. So they aren't costing me anything to make. I was going to make a set of sliders like those square flat ones that are like "hardcore Running boards" I've seen but I don't have enough time down there to make them, same with normal round sliders. But who know I may change the plan I have a month to decide. Thanks for your "Master" opinion though Chris :thumbsup:
     
  4. Dec 11, 2009 at 10:26 AM
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    I`m goint to install a set tomorrow , but I have a double cab long bed , if that matters?
     
  5. Dec 11, 2009 at 11:06 AM
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    Well if you give me all your measurements that would be great I can still use them. I think the top main bar will be slightly shorter then yours but it will be fine.
     
  6. Dec 11, 2009 at 11:16 AM
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    That are up in Indy were my other house is located. I will be back down here at our log home were the computer is on Sunday. I will PM you the measurements when I get back down here.
     
  7. Dec 11, 2009 at 11:17 AM
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    Chris How many legs do you think I should have going from the main bar to the Frame? I was thinking four. one on each end and then one in the middle of each step.
     
  8. Dec 11, 2009 at 11:18 AM
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    Sounds GREAT! I'm not making them for a month so I have time.
     
  9. Dec 11, 2009 at 11:21 AM
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    I do know that they have 3 brackets that you screw to the trucks frame.
     
  10. Dec 11, 2009 at 11:22 AM
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    5 would be the best.
     
  11. Dec 11, 2009 at 11:27 AM
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    They bolt into the bottom of the floor of your truck in the same location as OEM steps. The ones I'm making are actually welded to the frame itself. But thanks for the info :)

    Ok I will add one in the center to my drawing in Visio. Thanks
     
  12. Dec 11, 2009 at 11:42 AM
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    Thats cool! Our truck doesn`t have any steps, I just figured they mounted to the frame! I stand corrected!!
     
  13. Dec 14, 2009 at 10:00 AM
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  14. Dec 14, 2009 at 1:36 PM
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    I got 84" end to end, and the ends curve in towards to truck. 2" main bar (outer edgeaway from the truck) to the inside of the step bar is 3".Distance between the steps at the closest point is 16 1/2". And the distance inside the step were both end weld back into the main bar is 17". Hope this helps ya? Let me know if you need more info? Or if I need to explain it better!!
     
  15. Dec 14, 2009 at 1:42 PM
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    THanks for the Help!

    You ROCK!!:thumbsup:

    +Rep for you!
     
  16. Dec 14, 2009 at 2:24 PM
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    Glad to help!! Let me know if you need anymore info or pictures!! [​IMG] Overlook this BAD picture my 8 yr old son took it! Plus I`m old 46 yrs old!! [​IMG] I wanted to take a few other pictures , but I was changing oil in her tacoma and in my F250 at the same time I was putting these bars on. I only had about 2 hrs of day light when I started.
     
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