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[title] Truck & Ute Running Boards & Side Steps
[description] Climb in and out with ease with a range of fixed and electric retractable side steps 

What are side steps and are they worth it?

Sidesteps are an essential investment for your ute or truck, making it easy to hop in and out of the cabin. They are stylish and practical enhancements that can transform your driving experience. But are they worth the investment? Let's explore the benefits that make side steps a valuable addition to your ute.

  • Enhanced Accessibility: The primary function of side steps is to provide a convenient and secure step for easy entry and exit from your vehicle. This is especially beneficial for trucks and SUVs with higher ground clearance, making it effortless for passengers of all ages to get in and out comfortably.
  • Vehicle Protection: Side steps act as a barrier, shielding your vehicle's sides from rocks, debris, and road grime. This additional layer of protection helps maintain the appearance and longevity of your vehicle, reducing the risk of scratches and dents caused by everyday wear and tear.
  • Style Upgrade: Beyond functionality, side steps add a touch of style to your ride. Available in various designs and materials, they can complement your vehicle's aesthetics, enhancing its overall visual appeal. Whether you prefer a sleek, minimalist look or a bold and more agressive design, side steps can be customised to suit your taste.

How much weight can electric running boards support?

The weight capacity of Electric running boards can vary depending on the specific make and model, but most electric running boards can typically support up to 300 pounds, per steeping area. It's essential to check the manufacturer's specifications for the precise weight limit of the electric running boards you choose. 

How do I control the retraction of electric running boards?

Controlling the retraction of electric running boards is a straightforward process designed for user convenience. Here's a general guide:


  • Automatic Sensors: Many electric running boards come equipped with sensors that automatically extend when the vehicle doors open and retract when the doors close. This hands-free operation ensures a seamless and hassle-free experience.
  • Manual Override: In situations where manual control is preferred, most electric running boards come with a manual override option. This allows you to control the extension and retraction of the boards using a switch or button inside the vehicle.
  • Interior Controls: Some models provide interior controls, allowing you to manually operate the running boards with the touch of a button. This feature comes in handy when you want to keep the boards extended for specific scenarios, such as loading or unloading cargo.