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Trying to decide on steps

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by armena, May 12, 2014.

  1. May 12, 2014 at 5:37 PM
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    armena

    armena [OP] Well-Known Member

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    My TRD sport came with the big bulky OEM Chrome step bars. I took them off after a few weeks. I am now trying to decide between the n Fab 2' black steps or the black plastic OEM Toyota steps. I have seen a few around town with the n-fab steps, or something similar. They look pretty good even on a stock truck like mine. They are both around the same price on ebay. I would go with the 2' bar on the n fabs. I am leaning toward the n-fab, I think they would like clean and pretty sporty on my mostly dark truck. What do you all think?

    n-fab-.jpg
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  2. May 12, 2014 at 10:26 PM
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    eliasj7

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    I got some Go Rhino nerf bars and they are pretty much identical to the N-Fabs. I'm really happy with them.

    [​IMG]
     
  3. May 13, 2014 at 9:07 AM
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    dm1215al

    dm1215al Well-Known Member

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    I went with the black step tubes, chrome would not have looked good with the gray.
     
  4. May 13, 2014 at 12:33 PM
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    doubletaco

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    Go with Avid bolt on sliders. They bolt on to the factory mounts.
     
  5. May 13, 2014 at 12:35 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T You chose ... poorly

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    as long as you know they aren't sliders
     
  6. May 13, 2014 at 12:36 PM
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    FrostyPower

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    N-fab gets my vote.
     
  7. May 13, 2014 at 12:40 PM
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    ATHiker

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    N-fab
     
  8. May 13, 2014 at 1:40 PM
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    what kind of wheels are those
     
  9. May 13, 2014 at 2:31 PM
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  10. May 13, 2014 at 3:21 PM
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    2014 FJ Trail Team
     
  11. May 13, 2014 at 3:26 PM
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    Demello rock crushers!

    http://www.demello-offroad.com/shop/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=27_21&products_id=46
     
  12. May 13, 2014 at 6:31 PM
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    NO Chrome,3" NFab's steps,TRD skid,Wet okie's.011 grill, k&n,5100's,All this comes right off when the old lady says let's go get a NEW ONE!!!
    3 in n fab's==:cool: [​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  13. May 13, 2014 at 6:38 PM
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    armena

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    Thanks!
    Going to check those out.
     
  14. May 13, 2014 at 6:46 PM
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    moondeath

    moondeath The answer to divorce...... Tequila!

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    I use to have the n Fabs. Bought them through Autoanything.com listed as smittybilt. I think they are more functional than the oem steps. You need to watch for paint chipping on them though. They protect your truck from stones, but they take a beating and chip and rust badly. I would suggest some type of lining on them.
     

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