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Old 07-25-2009, 10:37 AM
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Re: Factory Mopar running boards, Need measurements

I have elderly family members that have a hard time getting in and out of my jeep due to the hieght. I was wondering if this would help them out.
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Re: Factory Mopar running boards, Need measurements

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I have elderly family members that have a hard time getting in and out of my jeep due to the hieght. I was wondering if this would help them out.
I wouldn't recommend them for that, they recess in a bit (for better aerodynamic I guess), which make it difficult for getting in & out. They seem to work better for accessing the top of the vehicle.

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Re: Factory Mopar running boards, Need measurements

I only want them for roof access, i am always trying to get up there.
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Re: Factory Mopar running boards, Need measurements

I saw these today kyle, with elderly passengers. Didnt really help them from what I've seen...

But yeah for roof access, I agree that these will be fine
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Re: Factory Mopar running boards, Need measurements

Yea i managed to find a jeep with a set this weekend. They look nice and should be perfect for when i want to put my kayaks on the roof or washing the jeep. LOL
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Re: Factory Mopar running boards, Need measurements

so your gonna put those on instead of using a step stool.....LOL.
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so your gonna put those on instead of using a step stool.....LOL.

Yes, because i do alot of kayaking and its really hard to reach around them from ground height to tie them off.

Besides that, my fiancée said she likes them and wants to buy them for me for my B day in november and its very hard to find a "mod" that she likes let alone one she likes enough to buy for me. LOL

But this is not the sole reason i am changing my exhaust, i will go in to more detail on the exhaust change and why when i have the money to do it.
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Re: Factory Mopar running boards, Need measurements

I would def. have them painted...IMO. I hate the dull black lip moldings on the WK's.
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Re: Factory Mopar running boards, Need measurements

I think i might get them painted, just not sure how well they will hold up against scratches and road debris being kicked at them and shoes. OBV not getting the tread painted. lol
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Re: Factory Mopar running boards, Need measurements

there is a new product made by PPG called cerami-clear. it is perfect for bumpers, sideskirts, lower moldings and parts like these. Both of my bumpers are cleared with it and it seems super duper tough. My body guy said he had a hard time sanding it.
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Re: Factory Mopar running boards, Need measurements

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Yes, because i do alot of kayaking and its really hard to reach around them from ground height to tie them off.

Besides that, my fiancée said she likes them and wants to buy them for me for my B day in november and its very hard to find a "mod" that she likes let alone one she likes enough to buy for me. LOL

But this is not the sole reason i am changing my exhaust, i will go in to more detail on the exhaust change and why when i have the money to do it.
Ah your a novemeber guy? Me too!
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there is a new product made by PPG called cerami-clear. it is perfect for bumpers, sideskirts, lower moldings and parts like these. Both of my bumpers are cleared with it and it seems super duper tough. My body guy said he had a hard time sanding it.
I was wondering if that stuff would be good for that or not. I think i will look in to that, take off the treads and have the main skirt painted to match with PPG ceramiclear. (the local body shop i trust uses all PPG too) The put the treads back on.

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Ah your a novemeber guy? Me too!
Yup! Nov 30th.
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