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Old 02-08-2010, 11:42 AM
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Dual Step Retractable Running Boards

I've been looking for some retractable running boards. I've came across the obvious Power Amp step which would work on a normal lifted truck, however, I picked up a new rig which is running about 36 inches of lift... I can get in the truck, but it's more for other people to get in. I can't have a crew cab where only one person can ride in the truck

I'm just wondering what is avaliable. The one thing that have come close to what I am looking for is built by One Up Offroad One Up Offroad

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Oh, I did a search and only one thread came up... it was a poll to see who liked the look of running boards.
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36 inches of lift? That's a typo, right?
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No, you read it correct.
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PICS!!!

You might have to go custom...

I don't have a lift, but i am a constant tinkerer... so I have been toying around with trying to create my own hide-away steps using a pneumatic cylinder running off of an onboard air system (already installed).

My sticking point is that 4-way solenoid valves are seriously expensive.
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You will have to go custom for sure. The amp makes an extension kit for lifted trucks, but its only 2-3'' extension. Sounds like you need a rope ladder that drops out of your cab when you open the door...you know....like a tree house lol
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Nice product! I was thinking of getting this when I go ***** to the wall with my truck.
Off topic, did anybody else catch the song in the video? Maybe I am missing something, but did he say he had 10-4 gears? Shouldn''t that be 4.10 gears? Facepalm.
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I came across this thing, but it looks like it will get in the way of my four link set-up Buyers Retractable 3-Rung Truck Step — Model# RS3 | Steps | Northern Tool + Equipment

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Nice product! I was thinking of getting this when I go ***** to the wall with my truck.
Off topic, did anybody else catch the song in the video? Maybe I am missing something, but did he say he had 10-4 gears? Shouldn''t that be 4.10 gears? Facepalm.

I have no idea what video your talking about but im gonna assume your talking about the old country song? its "10 forward gears and a georgie overdrive" (dont know if I spelled that right or not) but you get the point!


Edit: seen the video, yes read above.
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Holy crap, no wonder people are having problems getting in that thing.
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Kan I haz????
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I have no idea what video your talking about but im gonna assume your talking about the old country song? its "10 forward gears and a georgie overdrive" (dont know if I spelled that right or not) but you get the point!


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Ah, makes more sense now, thanks.
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Ah, makes more sense now, thanks.

HAHA I must admit when I was young I thought the same thing until my dad set me straight



As for the OP's truck, I dont think I could get my fat butt in that without a step ladder. People wont ride in my truck (mainly women) cuz they say its too tall with only 8'' of lift and 36's lol
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dang... this might work...

Werner Co. Universal 10 Ft. Telescoping Access Ladder, 250 lbs load capacity - AA10 at The Home Depot

seriously though, the trailor hitch still looks to be a wee bit high.

nice truck, i would LOVE to take it for a spin.
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Nice An attic ladder...

The height is adjustable to a point, the coilovers can still be raised another 10" or so, but I wouldn't want to put that kind of stress on the driveline(s). It also has airbags on all four corners to soften the ride a bit, this can also be used to lower the truck a little more.
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