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Step Bar recommendations needed.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by T0y0ta05, Dec 23, 2010.

  1. Dec 23, 2010 at 12:31 PM
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    T0y0ta05

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    Can anyone recommend a good website for grabbing a set of step bars for our Tacoma and/or even a Tundra? The last time I grabbed a set was for a Chevy ZR2 S-10 which were Westin and made of polished aluminum. What should I look out for or what's a good step bar comprised of these days? Do they still just bolt up to the body holes?
     
  2. Dec 23, 2010 at 12:43 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    If you strictly want step bars and not sliders , N-fab is the way to go . If you want the polished aluminum look you were referring to , they sell them in stainless .

    Ask me how I know .

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  3. Dec 23, 2010 at 1:04 PM
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    Tell us how you really feel . LOL :D
     
  5. Dec 23, 2010 at 1:14 PM
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    What about sliders?
     
  6. Dec 23, 2010 at 10:49 PM
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    Good info...I saw a few with the N-fab style and I like them as they tuck up nicely to avoid hang ups while providing a single step at each door. That being said, is there just a single step for the front doors only that bolts up? Thanks again!
     
  7. Dec 24, 2010 at 8:01 AM
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    Say it loud!
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    lol :p
     
  8. Dec 24, 2010 at 8:04 AM
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  9. Dec 24, 2010 at 8:13 AM
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    That may look a little funny, what about your guests?? :D Its your truck and might look cool, hell I have a big ass pirate flag I put at the back of mine out of the tow hitch, and man do I get a lotta heat. So I guess technically it may be possible with ones like mine. Like if your were to get them for a single cab tacoma or something, but I believe they only come in access and crew. But these?

    http://www.4wheelparts.com/Side-Ste...e-Step.aspx?t_c=70&t_s=75&t_pt=3184&t_pl=8861

    Idea is buying one labeled/for the length of a single cab. IMO I wouldn't but your not asking for opinions :D One last thing, if you change your mind, coolest, most funtional, my favorite, etc:

    http://eastcoastgearsupply.com/i-134161-tacoma-rock-sliders.html

    or something similar. Low profile, look great, very functional. :) Well good luck to you on your decision
     
  10. Dec 24, 2010 at 8:15 AM
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    Great advice. Plus, when I clicked it, a little option for a live chat for help selecting a set of bars popped up. Check it ooouutt
     
  11. Dec 24, 2010 at 8:21 AM
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    Oh I almost forgot. You can get one of those with the steps hanging dwn and maybe just chop it and recap it. I believe most just have a slide in plastic cap at either end from being cut at the factory
     
  12. Dec 24, 2010 at 8:29 AM
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    I really like my N-fabs
     
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    Go Rhino step bars. Easy install.
     
  14. Dec 24, 2010 at 8:45 AM
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    I like the black powder-coated N-Fabs (mine were built by Smittybuilt but sport the N-Fab logo)....Got em through AutoAnything for about 280 shipped...
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  16. Dec 24, 2010 at 12:13 PM
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    My thoughts exactly. I ordered Smittybuilts thru Autoanything for $280 shipped to my door, and they are actually N-Fabs. A pleasant surprise :D
     
  17. Dec 25, 2010 at 12:26 AM
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    Yeah, Smittybuilt built them under license from N-Fab (I found out during my calls to several places to try and find someone who had them in stock)...I didn't anticipate they'd be So N-Fab that they'd sport the N-Fab logo vice Smittybuilt...I put them on in the dark...it wasn't until my son, DSully72 saw the logo on the steps that I knew...I was happy!
     
  18. Dec 26, 2010 at 7:41 AM
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    Awesome! :D
     
  19. Dec 26, 2010 at 7:48 AM
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    Understood, I just remember a while back they made a simple single step that others would mount just for the front doors and now don't see such an animal.
     
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