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Old September 4th, 2016, 09:18 PM
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Galvanized sliders with tree bars & a welded on step?


I saw a Defender 90 at the Portland, Oregon ABFM yesterday & it had a set of sweet galvanized sliders with tree bars on it- with integral steps below. Any idea who makes them? I want the sliders & tree bars for side impact protection- so welded on steps below won't get ripped off or bent. I need something below the sliders because my wife is only 5'3" & insists on it. From what I've seen, the standard step can't be (easily) added to sliders.



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Old September 4th, 2016, 09:32 PM
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Get a leather stirrup or something like that you can attach and detach easily. Any regular step will get ripped off or bent offroad.
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Old September 4th, 2016, 10:20 PM
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Might want to investigate something like that:
I have an ex MoD and an ex wife. The two no longer conflict with each other.
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Old September 5th, 2016, 12:44 AM
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Back swing (under the truck) is the problem with stirrups. A step stool is still inconveniently the best solution, but still a pita. Oem tubular steps work-ish. I have them under the sliders (no tree bars) and simply remove them (three easy bolts) when absolutely needed.
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Old September 5th, 2016, 07:45 AM
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Call RN, and talk to Travis- we just discussed this with Mark- they used to make a set for 90 and 11 with removable steel side steps!! They were awesome!!

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