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try you local auto parts & accessory store. A local trailer/RV place may have 'em too.

Either place can prolly get 'em in w/o hass;e from one of their regular supliers.
 

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try you local auto parts & accessory store. A local trailer/RV place may have 'em too.

Either place can prolly get 'em in w/o hass;e from one of their regular supliers.
There's an awful lot of Canada that isn't all that close to either kind of store - learned that the heard way.

Gads! Canadian Tire wants a hundred bucks for it. I'm definitely in the wrong business here...
 

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You profile is not filled. Don't know you have a E or not.

For me with E, trailer step is really not needed. If I want to reach top of the rear roof, I just open hatch, fold down the tail gate, & then down the hatch, step on the tail gate to reach rear roof. :D
 

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I'll add info to my profile shortly. I was thinking of adding a hitch step to keep people from parking 2 inches off my bumper, or doing the "bump-bump" style of parallel parking. It's amazing what people pass off as driving skills in the city. As long as they can wedge their vehicle into a spot, they're happy.
Our auto parts stores are not much to talk about as far as variety, mostly your oil, filter and spark plug places around here.
 

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I'll add info to my profile shortly. I was thinking of adding a hitch step to keep people from parking 2 inches off my bumper, or doing the "bump-bump" style of parallel parking. It's amazing what people pass off as driving skills in the city. As long as they can wedge their vehicle into a spot, they're happy.
Our auto parts stores are not much to talk about as far as variety, mostly your oil, filter and spark plug places around here.
Phoey! Just stick any standard drawbar with a hitch ball on top. It's MUCH more efficient for keeping people from bumping against you because as they get too close, it punches a nice neat little hole in the front of their car which makes lots of noise and does make them stop before they get close enough to damage your back end. Those hitch mounted steps won't protect your bumper worth a darn and most of them are strong enough to leave you with damage under your car when the other vehicle bangs in to it.

A big plus... You've just helped another driver learn to park more safely.
 

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I second the draw bar w/ hitch ball. I leave mine on just about all the time just for that reason. That and if someone runs into my rear end in traffic. :evil:
 

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I saw a similar product at one of the old Camping World stores a few years back. It looked simple enough to make, made from a common 2" to 1 1/4" hitch adapter, a 1 1/4" draw bar, a coil spring, and a welded on end cap.
 

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