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Camil212
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driver side foot step support?? aftermaket?

Post#1 » Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:43 pm

I notice my seat takes some stress from me coming and off the 460. At stock level and me 6'0 tall, I still find myself jumping off the truck to avoid putting stress on beautiful plat fabric seat. I don't want to install step boards, so I'm entertaining the idea of a small foot step like the one on the defender 90's to get better footing coming off the 460. Anyone done anything similar here?

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Post#2 » Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:31 pm

Have done the following:

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Post#3 » Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:52 pm

Let me know if this is what you were thinking of? Made some custom bracketry - but can share the part #s no problem.
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Camil212
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Post#4 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 11:49 am

Yes that's exactly what I'm looking for. If you can kindly share the part# please? I have to find a place here in Jersey for the custom bracket

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Post#5 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:56 pm

Something like that, but spring loaded up against the body would be a good seller. Best of both worlds. Decent clearance and an accessible step.
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Post#6 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:02 pm

I’m working on something like that for the future. Could not find a solution spring loaded that would mount up and be flush and be able to mount nicely.

I’ll find the part number and send it to you and check if we made a duplicate mount bracket or not tomorrow.
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Camil212
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Post#7 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:06 pm

Thank you, I'll wait up on that.

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Post#8 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:15 pm

LR used to sell a spring loaded step for Series vehicles.
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ClarkGriswold
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Post#9 » Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:29 am

There is a spring loaded step made for JKs, Hide-a-step. If you used a heavy enough gauge l-bracket you could likely adapt it to be frame rather than body mounted.

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Post#10 » Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:56 am

There's always the extremely expensive cool route.

https://www.g-wagenaccessories.com/prod ... wagen-w463

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