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Old September 14th, 2011, 03:29 PM
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Side Step Installation

Just bought a set of what appear to be factory side steps for my 97 Softtop
Could some post a few pics on how the brackets are attatched please



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Old September 14th, 2011, 03:39 PM
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Here is a pic http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h1...79C73-orig.jpg


On a serious note you just have to climb underneath the truck with them in hand and look at it. If you are buy your self use a couple boxes to assist so you dont bang them up. It is a fairly simple install.
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Old September 14th, 2011, 03:46 PM
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Awesome. I haven't decided whether or not to install mine, but these directions and hardware photos are a huge asset should I decide to. Thanks for posting.
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Old September 14th, 2011, 04:23 PM
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These are for an LR3. Just kidding looks like you finally bought something for the 90!
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Old September 14th, 2011, 05:14 PM
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My only concern are the little thin brackets they dont seem to be bent the correct way
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Old September 14th, 2011, 05:40 PM
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I say leave the sidesteps off. I had them on my truck when I got it. Was too lazy to take them off for years. Once I got them off, the truck looked so much better.
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Old September 14th, 2011, 05:46 PM
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I say leave the sidesteps off. I had them on my truck when I got it. Was too lazy to take them off for years. Once I got them off, the truck looked so much better.
Years? You waited until 2009. That is more than years. Unless you are a midget like some people or in a wheel chair I say leave them off. If you are a wheel chair an engine hoist will be more appropriate.
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Old September 14th, 2011, 05:57 PM
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Years? You waited until 2009. That is more than years. Unless you are a midget like some people or in a wheel chair I say leave them off. If you are a wheel chair an engine hoist will be more appropriate.
2009 is only 10 years since I got the thing. That's not that long...I probably only put like 2 miles on the truck in those 10 years. Can't believe I broke the vacuum sealing on the truck...totally worthless now.
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Old September 14th, 2011, 07:43 PM
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Not an option to leave off wifey is only 4'10"
Everything gets sides steps in this family
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Old September 14th, 2011, 09:27 PM
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good. Put the side steps and do a 2" lift.

If I was closer I would help with the install I got a set from Rovahfarm last year at my lovely wifes request.

First complaint was that heels still fall through them.....
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If you have to put them on, don't sweat the install. From my removal, it only looks like there are a few bolts and it looks straight forward. Most of the bolts are smaller sizes. There is only one large bolt at the front. I think it's a 19mm or something like that. Just make sure you get some milk crates from the local grocery store to set them on as you install so you aren't trying to hold them up while you tighten the bolts.
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Old September 15th, 2011, 11:53 AM
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Pretty easy install except the two large bolts in the front that hold bod to frame didnt have nuts on the must have backed out and fallen off over the years






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Just bought a set of what appear to be factory side steps for my 97 Softtop
Could some post a few pics on how the brackets are attatched please



May I ask where you sourced these? Thanks
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