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post #1 of 24 Old 12-17-2010, 10:01 PM Thread Starter
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Mopar side steps

I picked up a v8 Overland last weekend after a little bit of a wait after ordering. I have been fairly loyal to Nissan's previously but Jeep did an excellent job with the GC. I have learned a lot here as well; the forum is a great resource.

I am thinking about buying the side steps from Mopar to help the kids. All the pictures I could find are from a distance so it is hard to see any detail. Does anyone have these yet and what do you think of the quality? Any close-up pictures if you do have them would be greatly appreciated.

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post #2 of 24 Old 01-05-2011, 11:37 AM
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Sidesteps

I was looking into these as well. Saw them in person at the dealership and they look pretty good.
Have a black Overland and not sure if the chrome or black will look better - would really like to see some more pics if anybody has them.
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post #3 of 24 Old 01-05-2011, 07:14 PM
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I was thinkng of them also, but only to help with the rock chips that hit the spot in front of the rear tire. I noticed that Jeep installed a piece of the 3M clear protector there. In my area they use a heavy aggragate along with the salt and its chipping at the protector, paint above it, and the plastic flare. And yes I have the mudflaps!
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Here's mine. It was a fairly easy install with basic tools.
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post #5 of 24 Old 01-06-2011, 01:29 PM
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Just got back from the dealer and they had several with the side-steps installed. All were chrome. I noticed immediately that there was some play in the black plastic tread pieces. When I stepped on the black part (or even pushed down on it with my hand), the sides of the plastic piece sort of spread and moved down on the chrome a bit. I was not impressed, but then again I'm pretty nitpicky when it comes to stuff like this.
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Here's mine. It was a fairly easy install with basic tools.
That's slick......

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Here's mine. It was a fairly easy install with basic tools.
Are those WK SRT-8 wheels?
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Are those WK SRT-8 wheels?
My question exactly. I didn't think they would fit. Looks great!
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Are those WK SRT-8 wheels?
Those are SRT Replica wheels.
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Here's mine. It was a fairly easy install with basic tools.
The rails and wheels look great.
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post #11 of 24 Old 01-06-2011, 09:31 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the pic and feedback guys. I finally saw a set in person (not installed) and they looked to be quality and the price is not bad. I am ordering a set of the black ones shortly.

Radside the chrome looks great with those wheels.

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Thanks for the pic and feedback guys. I finally saw a set in person (not installed) and they looked to be quality and the price is not bad. I am ordering a set of the black ones shortly.

Radside the chrome looks great with those wheels.

Once you get them, please post some pics of the black ones installed!
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radside, Don't know if you received my message but could you post other pics of these wheels showing how they sit in the wheel well? Thanks!
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radside, Don't know if you received my message but could you post other pics of these wheels showing how they sit in the wheel well? Thanks!
Nope didn't get it but I'll post pics on Sat. Anything specific you looking?
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post #15 of 24 Old 01-07-2011, 11:47 PM
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Looking to see how flush the wheels/tires are with the side of the truck. Are they set inside or do they stick out at all from the wheel well. Check your private messages.
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