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post #1 of 14 Old 05-29-2010, 05:11 AM Thread Starter
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Best Side/Step/Nerf Bars?

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I have been looking around for some Step Bars and I have seen a couple different products (Olympic, Rampage and Rugged Ridge) and I wanted to know if there was a Step Bar that seems to outshine the rest. Here are a couple of things I have been looking for...

1. Gloss Black color.
2. No drilling to the frame required.

Here is a reference pic of my '97 with some of the bars I have been looking for (these were installed prior to me buying it...



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post #2 of 14 Old 05-29-2010, 05:32 AM
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I wanted to go with slider rails and side plate, which I may still do. However in the mean time since my spouse has short legs and due to grand children I ordered a pair of 3" nerf bars for my 2003 TJ. I searched all over the place looking for a good price and reasonable shipping. Basic black #" side bar with step plate...Cost of $82.82...Free shipping but charged an over size Package shipping fee of $3.99
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CARPARTS SPECIAL VALUE BIG 3" DIAMETER STEP RAILS - CarParts Quality Discount Parts and Accessories
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If you want some that are REALLY good and are willing to spend the money look at these. I've had a set on for several years. Make a great step and are strong enough to protect you on the trail. Frame mount.
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Make them yourself. You get what YOU want and the satisfaction of knowing you made them yourself.
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post #5 of 14 Old 05-29-2010, 07:51 AM
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Everything is in the title.

I have been looking around for some Step Bars and I have seen a couple different products (Olympic, Rampage and Rugged Ridge) and I wanted to know if there was a Step Bar that seems to outshine the rest.
don't do it man. just say no to nerf bars.

heres some better ideas:
http://www.rokmen.com/tj_products/ro...20sliders.html
http://shop.savvyoffroad.com/categor...5?categoryId=4
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Make them yourself. You get what YOU want and the satisfaction of knowing you made them yourself.
Works for me...


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Here is a set I just had made :



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don't do it man. just say no to nerf bars.
X2. Nerf bars/side steps don't belong on a Jeep.

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X3..........

Look at A to Z Fabrication's Rock Rails ,,,,,, you will by them only once.
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These guys did mine.

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side steps don't belong on a Jeep.
They do on mine...
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I don't like nerf bars, but I have a full set of Mopar black aluminum tube bumpers and nerf bars going on the auction block from a jeep I just purchased. They look pretty nice and they are light!

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They do on mine...
I wouldn't consider those side steps. Those are high clearance rock sliders. Beefier and more attractive than side steps (think ugly factory steps).

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post #14 of 14 Old 07-12-2010, 11:51 AM
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I wouldn't consider those side steps. Those are high clearance rock sliders. Beefier and more attractive than side steps (think ugly factory steps).
Thanx, I'll go with your description...
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