Mopar Sidesteps on Rubicon? Opinions Please

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Thinking about doing the Mopar sidesteps on my 2dr Rubi. What’s your guys thoughts? Really debating, don’t wanna make it look too tame. What’s your take?
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I got them for the rock chip protection, but then after the lift my 5’0 baby momma needs them to get in and out. I think they look good on my pavement princess.

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Depends on how you use your Rubicon.

The side steps instead of the rock rail would make it more of a mall crawler to me, but it's your money and your rig.
 
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Depends on how you use your Rubicon.

The side steps instead of the rock rail would make it more of a mall crawler to me, but it's your money and your rig.
Exactly what I was kinda thinking. However, I am a mall crawler in disguise. But rarely go to the mall! Lol
 

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I have the factory running boards on and love them. They are rock solid. I've looked around and have not seen anything as practical. They protect the doors from wheels spray and road damage. Helps my mom get in... Sport S with Rubicon suspension/wheels 3/4 spacers and 34 inch Toyos. If it works for you do it. Tom

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I have the factory running boards on and love them. They are rock solid. I've looked around and have not seen anything as practical. They protect the doors from wheels spray and road damage. Helps my mom get in... Sport S with Rubicon suspension/wheels 3/4 spacers and 34 inch Toyos. If it works for you do it. Tom

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Thx for the pic. Great looking Jeep! 👍🏽
 

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There are plenty of rocker guards that can function both as a step and to protect your vehicle like a rock rail. Might be a good balance of functionality and keeping your Rubicon looking less like a mall crawler.

Here is what I am talking about (there are other examples too)

https://ruggedridge.com/p/rugged-ridge-rrc-rocker-guards/
 
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Here's a pic of my 2 door Sport S with the Mopar tubular side steps...primarily for my wife's convenience in getting in and out, but they don't look bad. I like that they hide the pinch seam a bit, seem to provide a little door ding protection, and reduce the amount of crud thrown up onto the doors.

However, they are no substitute for rock rails.
 
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Here's a pic of my 2 door Sport S with the Mopar tubular side steps...primarily for my wife's convenience in getting in and out, but they don't look bad. I like that they hide the pinch seam a bit, seem to provide a little door ding protection, and reduce the amount of crud thrown up onto the doors.

However, they are no substitute for rock rails.
Very nice looking Jeep., Luv the KC”s 👍🏽 Thx for sharing
 

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Nothing wrong with the OEM Sahara style running boards. As mentioned above, they are inexpensive, practical and do their job very well. Here they on my Sport Altitude.

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