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Old 11-28-2015, 08:52 PM   #15
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That's good to hear. I tend to overthink things and just think that things will fail. If you like the Amp steps then by all means use them. Iowa winters would surely give them a test. In So Cal we would just like to get some rain.
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Old 11-29-2015, 07:30 AM   #16
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That's good to hear. I tend to overthink things and just think that things will fail. If you like the Amp steps then by all means use them. Iowa winters would surely give them a test. In So Cal we would just like to get some rain.
We would gladly ship it your way if it was at all possible. Have had one of the wettest years on record again. Getting light freezing rain right now. We have gotten about 4 inches of rain in the last 10 days.
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I have had three F-150's with the retractable running boards. I live in Iowa where we get lots of snow. I never had a problem with them freezing up or refusing to extend or retract. Made of aluminum with stainless steel pins in the joints. Maybe that is why they come standard with a 5 year warranty.
I live in BC. Yup, we get snow here. The full gambit of sand, salt, ice. Had them on my 2013 F-150 for the two years I had that truck. Never an issue.
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ID:	113473. When our new truck arrived at the dealer, I immediately had the AMP power steps installed. Wife is 5'2". We love them and would never have a truck without them. Some things are just worth the money, and this is one of those things.


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When our new truck arrived at the dealer, I immediately had the AMP power steps installed. Wife is 5'2". We love them and would never have a truck without them. Some things are just worth the money, and this is one of those things.
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My wife and I bought our used Dodge in May this year. When we first looked at it, we wondered how she (5' 2") was going to get in and out of it. We were pleasantly surprised when we opened the door to see these boards deploy. I assumed they were an added option though, not after market. Either way, we love them.
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AMP steps are great but what about front of bed access? You would think the steps would go back to the front of the rear wheelwell.
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The LED lighting on them is great as well. They come on as soon as a door is opened on deploy and light each step area for each door. Here are a couple of pics.

One thing I learned yesterday. If you want to wash the running boards, simply open the door, step on the running board and hold it while closing the door. Wait a couple of seconds after door is closed and the step will stay out.
When done, open the door again and the system will revert back to normal operation.

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AMP steps are great but what about front of bed access? You would think the steps would go back to the front of the rear wheelwell.
Yes, it would be nice, however, for me it doesn't matter as I have the Tri-Fold tonneau cover on my truck so can't get into that area of the box anyways from the side.

A guy can do like others and install the pullout step under the box if so needed.

These steps obviously aren't going to work for everyone's needs or tastes, but they work great, light the step entrance at night, give safe entry and exit and are a cool "Wow" factor option.

Not having access to the front area of the box is not a deal breaker for me.
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