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Showoff Your LR4

Discussion in 'LR4' started by Finlayforprez, Apr 27, 2012.

  1. TrinidadLR4

    TrinidadLR4 Full Access Member

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    Thanks! I am running the Front Runner. It is OK, I would explore other options as well before getting this one. The price was nice but the installation was less than straightforward. I also heard they rust prematurely although mine is still good.
     
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    Thanks for the quick reply. The other option I am considering is the one from Lucky8 that has the extra step at the bottom (stirrup). I want to keep the ladder on the driver's side. Are you aware of any other options? Thanks
     
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    I know you wanted to keep it on the driver's side but I just installed the Bearmach option that goes on the passenger side. No drilling or removal of body parts is required. It hooks around the top and bottom edge of the uppper gate. I was surprised how sturdy it felt after I tightened everything down.

    If I could have found an OEM ladder I would have gone through the hassles of mounting it. I would have preferred it over this aftermarket option. But OEM ladders are impossible to find now and I like the look and the (current) sturdiness of this minor mod.


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    Hi cperez. Thanks for the picture. I thought about that one and saw the installation video online. Looks like a very simple install but I want to keep it on the driver's side. btw, after a year+ of using the Rhino Hitch I still love it....thanks for your info when I was considering it...appreciate your input. I still need to cut out the cover....looks much cleaner per your picture.
     
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    Agreed, that doesn't look good. Do you know what model of ladder that is? Thanks
     
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    I have asked the owner on IG and will let you know. It may be a frontrunner and he does include that hashtag in his caption...
     
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    The Bearmach ladder rusts as well. Mine is 2 years old and already rusted. Bearmach did honor their 3 year warranty and refunded the purchase price. I am going with the Prospeed one next with the stirup.
     
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    I wonder if Frontrunner changed the materials....their website says the ladder is made out of 304 stainless steel, electroplated and powder coated so I wouldn't think it would rust so badly. The other ladder I'm considering is from Voyager. It has a good price point of $249.

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    I wish I had considered this one as it looks very similar to OEM.
     

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