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Side Steps Weight Limit

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Teufel Hunden, Nov 12, 2008.

  1. Nov 12, 2008 at 8:26 AM
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    Teufel Hunden

    Teufel Hunden [OP] No Better Friend, No Worse Enemy

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    Does anyone know how much weight the Tacoma can hold with side steps or running boards (anything) attached to the body mounting holes. I just purchased some side step tubes, but they only attach to two sets of the holes (the front and rear), they don't attach to the middle holes, so I was wondering what the max weight would be so that I don't rip them out of the truck someday. Thanks in advance for any help.
     
  2. Nov 12, 2008 at 8:53 AM
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    Teufel Hunden

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    Thank you 'phantom'! And just out of curiosity, where do your side steps attach, and at how many points under the truck?
     
  3. Nov 12, 2008 at 3:14 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    They attach to existing holes in the frame. All the side steps/nerfs I've seen attach the same way. Mine attach with 3 brackets and 6 bolts (per vehicle side).
     
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