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Old 09 Jul 2004, 07:25 pm
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Default OEM Back doors step pads installed

No digital camera for the interior either (see my "exterior" post).
Yeah, I know - DC doesn't make the black plastic step pads for the rear doors. Wanna bet? You buy the front ones, grind off the nubs on the bottom, shorten them by about 2-2&1/2", reverse em, install using 3M tape. Now my daughter will be happy (I've only had them for a few months and finally got around to installing).[8D]
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Old 12 Jul 2004, 11:51 am
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Location: Arkansas.
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Ahhhh.....super!! I'd been wanting a set for the back doors to match the front ones and had not been able to find any. Thanks for stepping out in faith and giving a go at making some. I'll be on my way to the dealer shortly to follow suit!
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Old 12 Jul 2004, 10:23 pm
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Thanks for the great idea![?]
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Old 13 Jul 2004, 06:53 am
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I'd love to take credit for the "new" idea except it's not new at all. I got the know-how from the ptdiy site way back when it was free. I don't remember the PTer's name who deserves the credit but it isn't me. Thanks all the same.[8D]
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Old 13 Jul 2004, 01:59 pm
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Actually, you can use the front step pads without cutting them at all if you are careful in your alignment and if you reverse them. I was concerned that I would not be satisified with the way they would look after I cut them down so I attached them full length. They have been on for over a year without any trouble.

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