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GEN 2 side steps...not that I'm cheap, but...

Discussion in 'Ford Raptor Exterior Forum [GEN 2]' started by SkyPilot, Sep 3, 2020.

  1. SkyPilot

    SkyPilot Member

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    I just got my 2020 supercab and the side steps sticking way out bugs me...and being a fabricator from way back I was wondering if anybody makes different or modified their own mounting brackets to tuck the factory running boards in tighter and raise them up. When you open the doors you get several more inches in width so you could move them inboard and it looks to me like a great way to get a cleaner look and some more ground clearance. Ideas?
     
  2. CoronaRaptor

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    Just be careful, the tires kick up a lot of rocks and stuff, so if you move them inward more, you'll have even more stuff chipping your paint.
     
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    probably more effective to buy new ones
    khc, rpg, rocky road outfitters, forged off road
     
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    Mine is white and I intend to shamelessly copy what I saw another Raptor owner do and wrap the lower 12 or so inches of the doors just below the body mold line with black wrap. It will protect and really gets away from the white blob look.
     
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    Very true, though mudflaps will mitigate this somewhat.
     
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    I removed my factory steps for AMP and simply wrapped the bottom quarter of the truck w PPF. Never had any paint chips in 3+ years.
     
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    Another real nice benefit of the steps being so far out is they absorb Prius doors and such before you get the door ding!
     
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    Since your not cheap, AMP power steps, it's what I did.........
     
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    this is true. I miss that protection, but always park far enough away it’s usually not a problem.
     
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    Me too.
     

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