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Avalanche / Escallade receiver step

Discussion in 'Chevy Avalanche Forum (Escalade EXT)' started by ChevyFan, Jun 3, 2007.

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  1. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member 1000 Posts

    This is pretty cool, it's advertised as a way to get into the truck tent, but it could be used just to get into the back I guess.

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    Step easy into the pick-up truck tent with the TruckStep. The support strut slides easily from underneath vehicle to provide step platform. Locks in place in and out. Platform flips to horizontal position and locks into place Installs in seconds Heavy duty (500 lb capacity) No slip step surface Stores conveniently. Fit in 2" receiver mounted on the back of most vehicles.

    http://www.lakelandgear.com/truck-tent-reciever-step-hh4045.aspx
  2. 84fiero123

    84fiero123 New Member Platinum Contributor 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    I’ve seen something like that advertised aftermarket , before. Just slips in existing hitch.

    Interesting idea, I always just step on the trailer ball myself. But for those who don’t have one, or want to bang their leg on the trailer ball every time they walk by it. It sounds and looks like a good idea.
  3. TrailLeadr

    TrailLeadr New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    If they didn't change the style of bumper in the first place, that step wouldn't be necessary. Oh well.

    Oh, and I hate it when I'm not paying attention and slam my leg into the ball on the hitch.
  4. Cableguy

    Cableguy New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    That usually leaves a mark too....Ouch!
  5. TrailLeadr

    TrailLeadr New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    The nerve damage is my favorite part. I slammed my shin into the ball/hitch on one of my previous vehicles, and now the front of my shin is numb all the time. :sleep:

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