Step Barology 101

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What kinds of step bars are there?

Step Barology 101

Steps come in various lengths and footprints, and are made from all kinds of different materials. You can find steps made of steel, chrome, aluminum, diamond plate and injection-molded plastic. Some of the plastic ones can be painted to match the color of your vehicle. All side steps have some type of non-skid surface; some feature a wraparound rubber tread area. If you like to see where you are stepping at night, you can get a step with a built-in light. (What will they think of next?) Finally, the size of a step depends on who needs to climb into your vehicle. But just so you know, a larger footprint works better for people in high-heels. (Nudge, nudge; wink, wink.)

   

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