Chevrolet Silverado Nerf Bars
Don't be Afraid of Installing Silverado Nerf Bars
Don’t think too much! Installing Silverado Nerf bars is very easy and can be done within the shortest time possible. In fact, if you have the necessary tools and if you have read through the instruction manual, it will take only twenty five minutes of your time, or less. It is can be done at home by you or anyone. In fact, even DIY newbies have installed Silverado Nerf bars without any trouble.
How to Install Silverado Nerf Bars
Here are some simple steps for you to follow to safely install the Silverado nerf bars onto your Silverado.
First of all, make sure that all the tools are complete. They come with labels for the left and right side. This makes it easy for you to know where each bracket has to be fixed. Once you have sorted all the brackets out, get under the vehicle. Remove the factory installed bolts, and then install the brackets that were supplied. Fix them in all the holes one at a time.
Trouble Shooting Installation of Silverado Nerf Bars
Some styles Silverado nerf bars come with two brackets while others come with three. If the Silverado side step you bought has only two brackets, there is nothing to worry. It simply means that this particular model required only two brackets to fix it onto the Silverado firmly.
After this is done correctly, you must align the brackets to the holes on your vehicle, making sure they are not fully tightened. It is important to mention that you must not fully tighten the rear bracket of the Silverado step bars. This is because you will need to make sure the brackets are correctly fixed before tightening the bolts. Then attach the nerf bars for Chevy Silverado to the front bracket first. After that, attach the nerf bars to the rear and lastly to the center bracket.
Make final adjustments if necessary. When you are satisfied, you can firmly tighten the brackets. You can test it by getting into the vehicle. If you try to jump, the Silverado side steps won’t move or shake, only the vehicle will shake. This proves that the Silverado Nerf bars are quite sturdy and made of strong material.
Tips on Installing Chevy Side Steps
Installation of the Chevy side step, Chevy Silverado nerf bars and 2011 Silverado nerf bars is also done in the same way. There is no difference in the method or the tools used for the installation process. The best part about the installation of Chevy Silverado step bars is that you won’t need a jack to lift the vehicle. There are some trucks and SUV’s that require lifting high on jack stands to make it possible to install nerf bars. With the Silverado, there is no such requirement. You can simply get under the truck and start the Silverado nerf bars installation process.
Chevy Silverado Nerf Bars
The Chevy Silverado was first introduced in 2001, a relatively new member in the Chevy trucks family. A pair of 2001-2011 Chevy Silverado crew cab nerf bars will also fit a GMC Sierra crew cab and Chevy Silverado crew cab in those same years. But that same nerf bar will not fit a Chevy Silverado regular cab or GMC Sierra regular cab. That goes to show you how important cab style is when purchasing nerf bars. It is absolutely necessary that you find out the cab style of your truck by referencing your VIN before purchasing a set of nerf bars. AutomaxStyling.com will not take responsibility for nerf bars ordered for the wrong vehicle application. Please read our return policy for more details.