Rock Rails, Side Steps, and Sliders.

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Are these frame mounted? I can't tell from the photos
Don't think so unfortunately. I believe they are mounted to the body just like the Ford rails. The RTRs appear to have larger contact areas to disperse the load though.
 

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I saw some interesting solutions on a video from Brad at TrailRecon on Youtube, but not sure any are available and most were for a 4 door. Bumper options were everywhere, but besides the front skid plate, sliders are the most critical to me if you'll be wheeling where any rocks may come in to play.
Yeah I grabbed a piece of paper and a pencil while watching his video. Jotted down any company that look like they had actual rock rails that stuck out in would actually do their job.

Havac and warn we're the only ones I saw.
 

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I went with the Rhino 1000 4" oval. I just wanted that extra step to get in and out. With the Sasquatch it is just high enough that when you get out, you roll that edge of the seat. Only a matter of time before you start creating issues on that outside edge. There are plenty of prettier side steps with better quality, but these look good and do the job. My only issues is that it sits lower than the pinch weld and draws your eye line down. Makes the Bronco look lower than it really is.
Do you have any photos of the Bronco with the Rhino 1000 4” installed? How does it look?
 

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Do you have any photos of the Bronco with the Rhino 1000 4” installed? How does it look?
I don't think it looks bad at all. Some people may not like it. I just wanted the step up to get in and out. They line up pretty good to the Sasquatch fender flares.
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I don't think it looks bad at all. Some people may not like it. I just wanted the step up to get in and out. They line up pretty good to the Sasquatch fender flares.
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Thank you! I think that looks great. I have the same ones on my Jeep JKU and they are perfect for my needs and the price is definitely more to my liking. Thanks again and great looking Bronco.
 

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I was seriously considering those stirrups but don't want to have to drill into the rock rails. I want something that wraps around and attaches to the side either underneath or on top of the rails. They were at SEMA last year. Arrggh.
I want these!
Around 2:55
Ford Performance video below.


 

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What are your thoughts or experience with the ZROADZ rockslider step?

Not so concerned about looks but would they slide? I Need a step but want some protection.
We are not rock crawlers but since we have factory rails would like to keep some protection just in case.
 

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I like them too......any word on these? Manufacturer???
I wrote to Ford Performance and this is the "response" I got today....

I have asked about these hoop steps for you and Ford is looking to offer them in the future. I do not have a definitive answer for you yes or no, or timing. I would periodically check the Ford Accessories Site for this option or other nice Bronco options.
 

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I wrote to Ford Performance and this is the "response" I got today....

I have asked about these hoop steps for you and Ford is looking to offer them in the future. I do not have a definitive answer for you yes or no, or timing. I would periodically check the Ford Accessories Site for this option or other nice Bronco options.
It would be nice to know. They are very similar to the Ranger Tremor steps and larger than other brands being offered.
 

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I have learned a lot from this thread.

We are going with the 4WP side steps. Rails with steps are still several weeks out especially for 2 door models. We would like to have steps for the time being.

We are among those that want rails but will probably not need them. The Black Diamond with bash plates (I prefer calling them skid plates) and a sturdy side step will most likely suit us just right.
 
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