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Old 04-10-2008, 06:15 PM   #1
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I have a 2500 Chevy 4X4 with nerf bars and getting in is very hard on me and Dianne's knees. It has nerf bars and my last truck was a 2wd with running boards and it was not much better. I have looking into AMP steps and $1500 plus the expense for having it installed is a bit too high for me. Anybody had this problem and what did you do?
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I have a 2500 Chevy 4X4 with nerf bars and getting in is very hard on me and Dianne's knees. It has nerf bars and my last truck was a 2wd with running boards and it was not much better. I have looking into AMP steps and $1500 plus the expense for having it installed is a bit too high for me. Anybody had this problem and what did you do?
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Old 04-10-2008, 06:25 PM   #3
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WOW! If a GM product 2500HD series is too high for you, only suggestion I could give you is swap it for a 4X2 or get a small car. Of course the problem them becomes how do you crawl up and out of the darn thing
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Yep Don I don't do well in small cars either and they can pull the fiver. The 2wd we had before this truck was not much better. What I neeed is sky hook to help us get in
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I understand completely Tom. I have some hip problems that are complicating entry/egress from my truck; and GM 4X4's are the lowest of the big three, already. I have comtemplated modifying an automatic MH step to extend from under my existing Westen bars. It wouldn't be much lower actually, but it would provide a wide platform step, in addition the the Westen nerf bars.
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How's about these? A bit pricey but considering the options... There might be something out there that will work for you.

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On the other side of the equasion, a friend of mine recently had partial knee replacements...

I was amazed how quickly he recovered. Since then I've noticed he's always in a good mood. I guess not having to deal with pain all the time can change a person's whole outlook. If you didn't know, you would never guess he had knee problems, and he says he should have got it done a long time ago...

Just a thought...
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