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Damn I'm short....

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by texastacobueno, Feb 7, 2010.

  1. Feb 7, 2010 at 2:36 PM
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    texastacobueno

    texastacobueno [OP] Effin A Cotton, Effin A

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    Hey how's it going guys. I just had a mild suspension install done on my taco and now it sucks to get into it (vertically challenged). So I'm wondering what are the best step rails or side rails? I dont want some any that will hang down low and totally negate my suspension upgrade. I'm just lloking for pics and ideas. Thanks
     
  2. Feb 7, 2010 at 2:37 PM
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    chrisman8995

    chrisman8995 Well-Known Member

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    search for NFab they're my favorite
     
  3. Feb 7, 2010 at 2:40 PM
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    AvsFanTRD

    AvsFanTRD Oh gravity, thou art a heartless bitch!

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    I like the looks and simplicity of the OEM nerf bars
     
  4. Feb 7, 2010 at 2:41 PM
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    Jason'sLawnCare

    Jason'sLawnCare Prepared for Bambi

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    high heels or practice jumping.
     
  5. Feb 7, 2010 at 2:47 PM
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    ktmrider

    ktmrider Senior Member

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    maybe a trampoline to help?:D
     
  6. Feb 7, 2010 at 2:48 PM
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    Jason'sLawnCare

    Jason'sLawnCare Prepared for Bambi

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    or a step ladder in the bed.:D
     
  7. Feb 7, 2010 at 2:54 PM
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    saf023

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    I think any of the step bars will do the job getting you up and in the truck. For me, once you are standing on the step bar, putting your butt down on the seat is a challenge. It's along way down!

    I complain about them but I don't think any of the bars are better made or better looking than the OE step bars. Just don't pay more than ~$320 for them and install them yourself.
     
  8. Feb 7, 2010 at 3:00 PM
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    Tsenekos

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    I like Nfabs
     
  9. Feb 7, 2010 at 6:19 PM
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    Jason'sLawnCare

    Jason'sLawnCare Prepared for Bambi

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    I vote these.
     
  10. Feb 7, 2010 at 7:41 PM
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    wmb67

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    I've got the 3" n-fabs. 1.6" lift front and 1.75 aal in the rear. But the avidoffroad steps/sliders look good too.

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  11. Feb 7, 2010 at 8:08 PM
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    texastacobueno

    texastacobueno [OP] Effin A Cotton, Effin A

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    hey I do like the avid offroad ones that are half slider half step bar. I was wondering which are better these or the Smittybilt ones? I also noticed when I started checking them out that they come unpainted and I want black. Are they all really like that?
     
  12. Feb 8, 2010 at 5:04 PM
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    texastacobueno

    texastacobueno [OP] Effin A Cotton, Effin A

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    bump diggity
     
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