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I am putting a 6" inch lift on, i am looking for advice on lowering the factory side steps. anyone done this?
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I looked at my factory steps to lower them and without building some new, longer brackets, there was no way to simply insert a block and get longer bolts.
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I have the stock side steps and it is not that bad with a 6" lift. I am sure brackets would allow you to lower the side steps. I hate that about the stock ones, they are basically tucked under the body. they aren't much of a step if you ask me haha.
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Have to be careful about making longer brackets. The body area where they are bolted in is not that strong. Making them lower would add mechanical flex into the equation and could rip out the body panel.
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Check out the RBP steps, they have a nerf bar AND a lower step. There is another manufacturer, but you'd have to talk to icOVERu about them since I can't remember the manufactrer.
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thanks guys, i will have to come up with something. the gf is requesting i lower them a little bit after i put the lift on cuz she has trouble getting in. i may have to look at creating some type of bracket that wont put to much flex into them.
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I have the stock side steps and it is not that bad with a 6" lift. I am sure brackets would allow you to lower the side steps. I hate that about the stock ones, they are basically tucked under the body. they aren't much of a step if you ask me haha.

I agree. I have the 6 inch lift as well and the step bars are perfect IMO.
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Mine came with the lower brackets on them.

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i guess i will have to see how high they sit after the lift is installed. i dont care to move them but at least i can show the gf that i am thinking about it lol
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Yup .Did you already buy the 6" lift?
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