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Side Steps

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Steeley, Nov 5, 2003.

  1. Steeley

    Steeley Junior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 22

    should I keep the side steps on or take them off to plow this winter.
  2. EZSnow

    EZSnow Senior Member
    Messages: 205

    you need 'em to get in the truck? does your wife? I can't see them making too much difference in plowing performance. It's kinda nice to have a place to bang off your boots before you get in!

    JD PLOWER PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 751

    Steely some details would make things a little easier for a recommendation such as, height of the steps from the ground and are they stock or aftermarket? If they have 12" or more I have found that to be fine for plowing or if they are heavy Gage you could probably leave them on.

    CARDOCTOR PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,312

    are you talking about nerf bars

    i leave them on to protect the side of the truck

    rather dent the bars than dent the side of the truck

  5. snowjoker

    snowjoker Senior Member
    Messages: 283

    I have running boards on my truck, like cardoctor i would rather bang them up than the truck
  6. Adams plowing

    Adams plowing Senior Member
    Messages: 195

    i leave em on besides its not like there gonna get you stuck you'd be buried up to your axles b4 that happens just hose the salt off when you hose you plow off to clean the salt off so it doesn't start to corrode them