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Which step bars are better Quality?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Devious Duck, Jul 17, 2011.

  1. Jul 17, 2011 at 4:13 PM
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    Devious Duck

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    The wife and I recently purchased a 2011 DBL Cab Offroad and she is requesting I put some kind of steps on for her. I would like to do the CBI Sliders but can't really see spending the money right now, she is a nurse and it's her daily driver not a trail rig. I have basically got it narrowed down to the side steps from NFAB or AvidOffroad. Which company makes the better product quality and finish wise if you had to pick? Thanks.
     
  2. Jul 17, 2011 at 4:36 PM
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    bonfire

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  3. Jul 17, 2011 at 4:41 PM
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    Devious Duck

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    I like how Avid's are made in the US and I was thinking if I went with them having them powder coated in the Black Wrinkle finish.
     
  4. Jul 17, 2011 at 4:41 PM
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    NoDrAmA357HK

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    Predator Step Bars has my vote :)
     
  5. Jul 17, 2011 at 7:00 PM
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    moondeath

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    Ive had the nfabs for about 5 months now. I'm pretty happy with them, and they weren't that much on autoanything.com. Plus they come powder coated.
     
  6. Jul 17, 2011 at 7:04 PM
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    DrewH

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    They are both great products, so just pick the one you like.
     
  7. Jul 17, 2011 at 7:05 PM
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    OZ-T

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    I've had my stainless Nfabs for almost 2 years , no complaints
     
  8. Jul 17, 2011 at 7:07 PM
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    Are those similar to the smittybuilt ones on auto anything.com? They look the same. The smittybuilt ones seem to be half the price, under 300$ with a discount coupon.
     
  9. Jul 17, 2011 at 7:10 PM
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    Dibblit

    Dibblit Eh?

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    Smittybuilt makes them for N-Fab, then they just get a logo put on them.
     
  10. Jul 17, 2011 at 7:12 PM
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    moondeath

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    The are the same. On the site they say smittybuilt for some reason, but when you get them they are stamped nfab on the steps. I think I paid something like $280 for them. Perfect fit, easy install, and nice powder coating.
     
  11. Jul 17, 2011 at 10:12 PM
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    JstreetS

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    Nice! Thanks for clearing that up.
     
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