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Sliders and Kids.....

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by mb09, Jan 18, 2012.

  1. Jan 18, 2012 at 6:52 AM
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    mb09

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    I was wondering if those with sliders could weigh in on if their kids have a hard time getting into their trucks. Have heard some complaints for kids 5 to 8 age; was wondering if there is a real difficulty as I have a 5 and 2 year old and am looking at hd sko's on dc lb.
     
  2. Jan 18, 2012 at 6:56 AM
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    Brunes

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    BeefedTaco makes bolt on steps for sliders.

    My 2 year old is too short to climb up into my truck anyways...but we are getting steps for the sliders going on my wife 4Runner for him (and for her...)
     
  3. Jan 18, 2012 at 6:57 AM
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    186000mps

    186000mps ..Slingin' up mud and we're scarying off bunnies..

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    oh.. I thought this was about taking the family to White Castle :D
     
  4. Jan 18, 2012 at 7:08 AM
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    Great question. That's my rationale for adding sliders to "the list". My youngest is 5 however.
     
  5. Jan 18, 2012 at 9:11 AM
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    I say ditch the kids, go with the sliders.




    Oh Sliders AND kids, thought it was OR kids. Nevermind!
     
  6. Jan 18, 2012 at 9:14 AM
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    They are not like steps, and do not make it easier for kids to climb in.

    That said, I don't think they actually make it any harder- it's the height itself that does that.
     
  7. Jan 18, 2012 at 9:26 AM
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    LOL
     
  8. Jan 18, 2012 at 9:33 AM
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    fireturk41

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    sliders make great monkey bars, im at about a 5 year olds height (short joke) and i can hop in my truck just fine lol
     
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