Simple Rear Step for those with a standard 2" Hitch.

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milesdzyn
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Simple Rear Step for those with a standard 2" Hitch.

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I made this to keep the rear step as simple as possible with no moving parts or springs.

Construction is of 2" square tube and a short piece of 3"x1.5" rectangle tube.

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All the ends have been capped off and there is a locking pin. The raised diamond grate is great for a sure footed grip, just big enough for one foot.

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There is a second locking position that blocks the door from being opened, just an added security feature for free while getting the step up for running the trails.

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Has been working great and easily supports my 240 lbs. with no problems.

Miles
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Re: Simple Rear Step for those with a standard 2" Hitch.

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Very nice! A clean and simple design.

You should consider making them for sale. Any interest?
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Re: Simple Rear Step for those with a standard 2" Hitch.

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That is a nice, clean, professionally executed design.

Nice job.
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Re: Simple Rear Step for those with a standard 2" Hitch.

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pcolette wrote:Very nice! A clean and simple design.

You should consider making them for sale. Any interest?
I have no interest in making these as there are to many variables to make them fit all applications. My hitch is shorter than the others I have seen made, as I did not want to extend it out past the body.

I don't claim ownership of this design or concept.

If I had a tube bender I would have bent the 2" square tube instead of notching it and also a simple u channel would have been strong enough for the step platform. I tend to over engineer things.

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Re: Simple Rear Step for those with a standard 2" Hitch.

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Thanks for posting your step. It is a very good job and looks to be following along with the quality work you do.
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