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The first original Jack Wagon Overlanding G Wagon product: the Skid Step. A Rock Slider/Side Step combo that both protects the underbody of the G and allows easy entrance.
The Skid Step is made of 100% steel. The rock slider runs a 1/2 inch below the exhaust pipes to assure the frame and exhaust stay clear of contact during intense obstacles. You will also noticed the edges of the rock slider run flush with the fender flares for a smooth, stock style look with the rest of the vehicle. Three stringers run diagonally between the rock slider and the side step and act as push off points to help slide the vehicle around rocks exposed outside the edges of the vehicle.
The side steps feature a main tube that fits flush with the body and a step tube that curves out. Combined with two step plates featuring the JWO logo, the side steps allow for easy access and also work as another form of overhanging obstacle protection similar to a kickout which makes contact with obstacles before the wheels and tires can.
The Skid Steps are two layer powder coated in a black textured, gritty finish. This finish is rough to give extra grip to the steps and prevent slipping that would be more likely on a slick surface. It is a more durable coating that is meant for rugged use and stands the best chance of preserving the steel it coats.
Due to the purpose of this product, some exhaust modification may be necessary for tips that flare outside the body, such as the AMG exhaust tips. Different solutions are available to assure this fits with your exhaust. By design, the rock sliders are meant to be the lowest point of the vehicle. Having a low hanging exhaust that runs below this protection will prove to be a set back when on the trails.
This item is made to order. Please allow 4-6 weeks for production and shipping time.