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Re: Which running boards to you like better?

Started installing my boards today. Brackets went in pretty easy, but then I couldn't figure out exactly how to center it. then I realized...they're too small. fml.

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69" long. I'm guessing they should be 71". Now I have to call them tomorrow to sort this out, ugggh.

Chunderboy, how long are your boards?
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Started installing my boards today. Brackets went in pretty easy, but then I couldn't figure out exactly how to center it. then I realized...they're too small. fml.

DS Rear


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69" long. I'm guessing they should be 71". Now I have to call them tomorrow to sort this out, ugggh.

Chunderboy, how long are your boards?
69 inches. there is about 3 inches of room on either side bc if they were to go full length, they would need additional curves to compensate for the wheel wells. I have the trail fx ones.
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Old 06-17-2013, 11:01 AM
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Re: Which running boards to you like better?

ok, so you just centered them? or did you try to blend it with the body molding? and it looks like you just left the rubber molding/gasket on the boards out. they weren't flush on the body when I tried that so I folded it under. Not sure which way I prefer yet.

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ok, so you just centered them? or did you try to blend it with the body molding? and it looks like you just left the rubber molding/gasket on the boards out. they weren't flush on the body when I tried that so I folded it under. Not sure which way I prefer yet.

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yup, just centered them. As for the rubber molding, I would be interested to see them tucked under. You have any pics of that?

And thanks for the compliments on the push bar. Gunna throw my piaa's on there soon enough....then bigger tires, window tint, roof basket, leather seats etc etc etc. More expensive than drugs...
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Re: Which running boards to you like better?

ok cool. I'll center them and take some pics. thanks for the info.
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Re: Which running boards to you like better?

Got them the way I like them now. Posted the write-up here in the Running boards thread.

CB I would definitely recommend folding the rubber molding under the car. looks much better, imo. I put up a pic for you.
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Re: Which running boards to you like better?

Great idea
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Got them the way I like them now. Posted the write-up here in the Running boards thread.

CB I would definitely recommend folding the rubber molding under the car. looks much better, imo. I put up a pic for you.
Agreed. Gunna do that today. Looks much more clean that way.
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Re: Which running boards to you like better?

Nice boards on here… so figured no need to start a new thread.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-comfficeffice" /><o></o>
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How do these bolt on running boards hold up over time? Do they start sagging or dropping? It seems to me that every other truck I’ve seen with running boards they are either sagging or loose when you step on them. The last time I had running boards on a truck, I had them welded to the chassis, so they didn’t move, lol.. I weigh 200 lbs, so day in / day out, I have my concerns…<o></o>
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Nice boards on here… so figured no need to start a new thread.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-comfficeffice" /><o></o>
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How do these bolt on running boards hold up over time? Do they start sagging or dropping? It seems to me that every other truck I’ve seen with running boards they are either sagging or loose when you step on them. The last time I had running boards on a truck, I had them welded to the chassis, so they didn’t move, lol.. I weigh 200 lbs, so day in / day out, I have my concerns…<o></o>
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Any long terms reports on durability, etc.? <o></o>
Well, i've had mine for a little over a month now with some (not a lot) of use and i'm 220 lbs. No sagging and had them professionally tightened with a pressurized socket wrench and they are good to go.

So, no issues to speak of.
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Re: Which running boards to you like better?

^^CB... and any others that have these boards installed... did you end up tucking the rubber flap underneath or maybe using the 3M adhesive and have it stick to the molding?

Trying to get these installed soon, and wondering how everyone was doing with their boards. likes dislikes with the rubber flap, etc.
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^^CB... and any others that have these boards installed... did you end up tucking the rubber flap underneath or maybe using the 3M adhesive and have it stick to the molding?

Trying to get these installed soon, and wondering how everyone was doing with their boards. likes dislikes with the rubber flap, etc.
A few other guys tucked it under, but I haven't. With regards to the 3m tape; I didn't use it, bc I noticed with the summer heat/regular weather elements, it actually heated up the rubber and and helped it mold to the body of the rig. Now, its flush against it with no separation.

Other than that, I use them (not as much as the girl) and they are solid as a rock.
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