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    Default step rails. how to install?

    ok here's the plan. crome step rails on the 08 colorado crew cab. question how hard are they to install? i am pretty handy with tools but is this a drilling job? or is it pretty much bolt on ?

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    Depends on the brand and manufacturer if you will need to drill.

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    in my experience you usually don't need to drill anything to mount step bars. usually what you have to do is un-bolt some body mounts and replace them with the supplied hardware in the step bar kit. this just requires some big wrenches and that's it...

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    Rob, Im thinking of the same mod, let me know which you choose, and how you like them, I was thinking of the Westin aluminum bars..any thoughts?

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    westin makes qulity stuff. i had westin steps on my truck till i put the body lift on and the bolts were too short to put them back on. and they are easy to install most bolt right up to the body mounts
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