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Old 10-15-2010, 12:20 PM
tmbrockett tmbrockett is offline
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Should i take my running boards off or leave them on? i kind of like they way the truck looks with them off
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Old 10-15-2010, 12:27 PM
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Default Re: Running Borads

Remove them. Truck will look better.
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Old 10-15-2010, 12:28 PM
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Default Re: Running Borads

remove them, gives more ground clearance
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Old 10-15-2010, 12:52 PM
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Default Re: Running Borads

leave them on it is how it was made
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Old 10-15-2010, 12:54 PM
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Leave them on. They protect your rockers..
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Old 10-15-2010, 01:19 PM
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remove them unless your a dwarf
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Old 10-15-2010, 01:20 PM
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remove them unless your a dwarf
Or old & out of shape like me
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Old 10-15-2010, 01:23 PM
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Default Re: Running Borads

take them off and send them to me!
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Old 10-15-2010, 01:45 PM
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Default Re: Running Boards

leave them on if your vertically challenged girlfriend has problems getting into your lifted truck
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Old 10-17-2010, 09:28 AM
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Default Re: Running Boards

I tried to take mine off but they are on there so damn tight I just left them there. lol
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Old 10-17-2010, 10:50 AM
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Default Re: Running Boards

Remove em!!
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Old 10-17-2010, 11:04 AM
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Default Re: Running Boards

Do what you like best, but in my opinion... i'd take em off.
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Old 10-18-2010, 02:09 PM
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Default Re: Running Boards

I'd say take them off unless others get in the ranger with you. The ones I have I put them on my ranger for my mom and others when they ride in the ranger.
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Old 10-19-2010, 11:52 AM
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Default Re: Running Boards

i took them off because i want to spray them with a rubberized coating...kinda like the spray in bedliner...i broke every bolt that held them on because they were so rusted...but for now they are off
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Old 10-19-2010, 12:19 PM
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i took them off because i want to spray them with a rubberized coating...kinda like the spray in bedliner...i broke every bolt that held them on because they were so rusted...but for now they are off
looks good dont it?
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