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Looking for Tacoma retractable bed side steps...

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Pster, Dec 2, 2010.

  1. Dec 2, 2010 at 11:42 AM
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    Pster

    Pster [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Bak Flip bed cover, shorty antenna, Peripheral iPod interface, Garmin 750 mount, add'l bed tie down rings, Westin nerf bars, hitch safe, tailgate lock, Ideal 1 3/4" turn-key clamp to secure tailgate from removal, Spare tire security cable, spare tire stainless air hose extender, Fumoto oil drain valve, Amp Research Bed X-Tender w/Schlage Cable Lock, bed mat, Redline hood struts
    Does anyone know of any fold out or retractable side bed steps that will fit the Tacoma 2nd Gen? Looking for something hopefully that bolts to the frame and is sturdy.....thanks. Phil
     
  2. Dec 2, 2010 at 11:47 AM
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    T@co_Pr3runn3r

    T@co_Pr3runn3r XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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    I use my tires or rear bumper. Not sure I've seen what you are talking about on a Tacoma..........
     
  3. Dec 2, 2010 at 11:47 AM
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    Pster

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    No....not intersted in electric...just something that be pushed, retracted or folded by hand or foot....old school.
     
  4. Dec 2, 2010 at 11:49 AM
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    Pster

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    Bak Flip bed cover, shorty antenna, Peripheral iPod interface, Garmin 750 mount, add'l bed tie down rings, Westin nerf bars, hitch safe, tailgate lock, Ideal 1 3/4" turn-key clamp to secure tailgate from removal, Spare tire security cable, spare tire stainless air hose extender, Fumoto oil drain valve, Amp Research Bed X-Tender w/Schlage Cable Lock, bed mat, Redline hood struts
    Amp Research makes a resr bumper step, but what a waste since you can just step up on the bumper! I am looking for one for the side of the bed. I am only 5'9" tall and want something that will allow me to reach further into the bed.
     
  5. Dec 2, 2010 at 11:50 AM
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    macgyver

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    I usually just stand on my tires if I need to pull something from the side of the bed.
     
  6. Dec 2, 2010 at 11:52 AM
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    Pster

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    Bak Flip bed cover, shorty antenna, Peripheral iPod interface, Garmin 750 mount, add'l bed tie down rings, Westin nerf bars, hitch safe, tailgate lock, Ideal 1 3/4" turn-key clamp to secure tailgate from removal, Spare tire security cable, spare tire stainless air hose extender, Fumoto oil drain valve, Amp Research Bed X-Tender w/Schlage Cable Lock, bed mat, Redline hood struts
    Something a Macgyver can do! But harder for a 55 year old geezer. :)
     
  7. Dec 2, 2010 at 11:52 AM
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    Metallikatz3

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    thats why I like my sliders.. there are also plain old tube steps that go all the way to the rear wheel wells
     
  8. Dec 2, 2010 at 3:00 PM
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    If you're not looking to mount it but just something you can attach when you need it, you could look into a tire step.
     
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