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Old May 19th, 2008, 01:30 PM   #1
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Default OSTC/side step tubes??

now with out them





the lower control arm mounts, ground and painted.








should i remove the side step bars for ostc??
they are welded on so once their their off for good

i plan on getting sliders from jcr but not untill after the run.

heres a pic of them.


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Old May 19th, 2008, 01:34 PM   #2
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no way, Those will protect your tub if needed. Since they're "junk" why not let them take the damage?
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Old May 19th, 2008, 01:34 PM   #3
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leave them... if you smash them, they are coming off anyway.
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leave them, they will rust off
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Old May 19th, 2008, 01:38 PM   #5
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Leave them, when you smash a rock that is 4" shy of hitting your tub it will push those bars into your tub.
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Old May 19th, 2008, 01:40 PM   #6
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well their staying on then,

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I would take them off. Those would bend easily if you did come down on to something, possibly doing more damage to your rockers than if they were not there. You also have the rockers plated to take some abuse, so take them off. Just my $.02. See you there.
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Old May 19th, 2008, 01:55 PM   #8
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I would take them off. Those would bend easily if you did come down on to something, possibly doing more damage to your rockers than if they were not there. You also have the rockers plated to take some abuse, so take them off. Just my $.02. See you there.
thats what i had thought at first but right now its 4/1 to keep them.
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I would take them off. Those would bend easily if you did come down on to something, possibly doing more damage to your rockers than if they were not there. You also have the rockers plated to take some abuse, so take them off. Just my $.02. See you there.
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Leave them, then when you smash a rock that is 4" shy of hitting your tub it will push those bars into your tub.
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Old May 19th, 2008, 02:04 PM   #10
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now im just confused
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Old May 19th, 2008, 02:05 PM   #11
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Leave them, when you smash a rock that is 4" shy of hitting your tub it will push those bars into your tub.
so youre saying i would be better off with out them??
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so youre saying i would be better off with out them??

To me its a gamble either way, anything that decreases ground clearence will get hung up more often, thos flimsy nerf bars have a tendancy to get hung up AND bend up and damage the tub in the process. I haven't seen OSTC since the new trails have been added, but I don't remember there being a lot of rocker eating stuff, so you might be safer with out them.
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To me its a gamble either way, anything that decreases ground clearence will get hung up more often, thos flimsy nerf bars have a tendancy to get hung up AND bend up and damage the tub in the process. I haven't seen OSTC since the new trails have been added, but I don't remember there being a lot of rocker eating stuff, so you might be safer with out them.
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To me its a gamble either way, anything that decreases ground clearence will get hung up more often, thos flimsy nerf bars have a tendancy to get hung up AND bend up and damage the tub in the process. I haven't seen OSTC since the new trails have been added, but I don't remember there being a lot of rocker eating stuff, so you might be safer with out them.
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Old May 19th, 2008, 02:26 PM   #15
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well im bored out of my mind so they are comin off right now

ill show post on how it turns out, i hope i dont run out of cutting wheels mid way through :tonka:
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Yeah it will look better.

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You can do just fine either way.
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the truth is you never know what until had break found back....simple realy...
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