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How to remove brat side steps


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#1 carfreak85

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Posted 27 June 2004 - 12:20 PM

I know that one side si removed by 4 screws (passenger's side I think. the one with the step), but the other (Driver's side?) doesn't have the same screws. I want to put the step on both sides of a brat. This is on an 82 if that makes any difference.

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Posted 27 June 2004 - 02:28 PM

Mine on my 82 was just a snap in plate that took some effort to get under but once I got a flat screwdriver under it it popped right off. The holes were there so I snapped in the clips and installed a real step in the hole for one on each side, I take it that is what you are trying to do?

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Posted 27 June 2004 - 02:45 PM

That is precisley what I was taslking about. Got pics of the removal?

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Posted 27 June 2004 - 03:23 PM

there's also a sheet metal brace to be welded into the car to hold your weight as the plastic step itself isn't strong enough. check the stock step side to see.

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Posted 27 June 2004 - 08:46 PM

You can pull the acces panel inside the bed and get to at least two of the plastic clips and squeeze them with pliers to remove...less chance they will break.




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