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My new step (Pics)

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sunnyc123abc, May 5, 2006.

  1. sunnyc123abc

    sunnyc123abc 1/2 ton status

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    I need a step for passengers to get in, so i made this. How much weight do you think it can hold :confused:. I tried it out and it held up fine, and i about 200lb.

    It also tucks nicely under the passenger seat. Flame :weld:it as much as you want, i need suggestions.

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    yellowK20 Well Lubricated Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    neat Idea
     
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    One thing I can think of is to put a piece of flat stock between the two tubes that rest against the rocker lip. It will distribute the load more. Otherwise, you may start to bend that lip over time or if someone bounces on it or steps on it hard, whatever. Anyway, nice idea and execution.
     
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    thats the only suggestion I would make. Seems like a great idea. Pinchwelds are strong. I lift little compact cars all day long by nothing more than the pinchweld. Does the seat have to be up to stash it away? if so that could be a big pain if the person sitting in the front wants to use it too.
     
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    No, the seat doesn't have to be up to put it away, you just have to put it at an angle and it slides under nicely. Thanks for the suggestions
     
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    Nice idea, this is what I ended up using for a steps after tearing a few off on rocks.

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    Great ideas guys.

    I love this one. Is that a horse stirup?

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    It looks great. I've seen similar things here like the stirup one, chain, etc,
    but that is a nice step. Did you make it or is it one you modified ???
     
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    My Wife's step 1.0

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    Upgrade to idea, easy on-easy off Wife's step 2.0

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    The step its self, I bought for like 5 bucks a pair. then i just drilled some holes.
     
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    Excellent idea! Unfortunately, Jay's stirrup step is still my favorite. Seen it in "action" and it works really well. The only other suggestion I could make is to beef up the back side of that pinch weld area as well. It would not do to have some loved one end up with a cracked tailbone.
     
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    I like that stirrup thing as well. When I get that Burb I may have to try that out, would make it easier for the kids and wife to get in.
     
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    Cool, Thanks.
     
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    The stirrup would be a lot more quite in the cab than 2ft of chain rattling around too. Where did you get those for $5. I'd buy a couple for mine for 5 bucks.
     
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    I bought them at a sale that Offroad Unlimited had. I figured for 5 bucks i could use them for something.
     
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    Whats the name of those steps?
     

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