So you want to install yourself a running board like Dee Zee running boards? OK. Here's what you do. - Choose one that uses a bracket system, so you won't have to do so much drilling, if any. The installation should be fairly easy if you follow these steps. - Start with the front bracket when you attach the boards to the brackets, -When you're done, push the boards in firmly. -Go to the rear bracket, do the two center brackets last. -Hand-tighten fasteners until all your brackets and running boards are attached where they should be. -Once you are sure everything is in its proper place, tighten all fasteners. Optional: Invite a step aerobics group over to test your work.