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Owl's Side Steps have quickly become one of the most popular upgrades on the market. Mandrel bent aluminum, laser cut steps and Owl industry-leading quality have made these steps the choice for manufacturers like Storyteller and Airstream. The new "Trail" version is the same stunning side step in a leaner, lighter and more cost-effective version. We achieve this by making the driver-side step without the additional mounting surface. Therefore the driver side is a single step with a side pipe running the length of the van.
Design: The shape of our side steps was carefully considered to offer the optimal blend of function and protection. We went big with the front step as it is the most used. Then the side steps taper back toward the rear of the van. This tapered design allows the van to more easily navigate tight terrain and not get hung up on rocks, logs etc. Additionally, we extended the driver's side tube all the way down the van to help protect the rocker of the van.
Size Matters - Vans are big vehicles, and if you're anything like us, you're always trying to squeeze your van down tight trails. Clearance is why we wanted a side step that was high and tight, as they say. We purposely build these side steps to be narrower than most on the market. You're much less likely to get your sidesteps hung up on a rock or other obstacle....but we also added an oversized treadplate as an option. See below.
Treat Plate - Ease of getting in an out of your van is paramount. Thats why we designed an optional oversized tread plate. Our tread plate adds an upturned lip and greater width right where you exit the van. This upturned lip catches and holds your shoe while entering and exiting. While this add confidence all the time, it is especially important in wet conditions. As a bonus, we even designed in a ridged boot cleaner to scrape off dirt, mud, and snow before entering the van. The folks here with test units have fallen in love with this design.
Mountability - Because vans are small and quality gear is expensive, we design multiple functions into almost every part we build. The side steps are laser cut with our signature "Sherpa" hole pattern to mount additional gear. Rotopax, Shovels, jacks, you get to choose your own adventure.
Storyteller - We designed these steps specifically for the new Storyteller Beast. They are much easier to mount on a Storyteller due to the more minimal bracketing. If you want to upgrade the look and function of your Mode these are the perfect fit!
Aesthetics - Side steps can change the look of a van in both a good and a bad way. We hope you love our new Sprinter Side Steps' clean industrial lines and modular look! We pushed our design teams to include all the above functional improvements while making a beautiful step. We understand this is all subjective, but the team accomplished their goal if the response so far is any indication.
Pet Friendly - This is one of those items that many people don't think of before purchasing side steps. Since so many of us travel with our beloved furry friends, we thought it only appropriate to keep them top of mind as we designed this product. Pets don't wear shoes, so the top of the step must be comfortable for the pet's paws. Our steps are flat and without any sharp points that pets would step on, making it comfortable for them to use. The most important aspect of pets using side steps is the gap between the step and the van. Pets can be very excited when returning from a big hike or leaving on that next big adventure. Unfortunately, the pet's legs can slide into the gap between the step and the van while entering. We have seen countless dogs break their legs in this scenario. It is hard to talk about but important to think about when purchasing steps.
Available for 144" ONLY
Material: Tig Welded Aluminum (with a steel tread plate)
Tread Plate sold separately ($49)
Works with Owl Side Ladder and Gray water drain on Revel
We want all customers to be happy with their purchases but in the event of a canceled order, we cannot recoup the fees charged to us by the credit card companies. When an order is placed, the credit card company takes a percentage of the sale, typically 5%-6% This is money that DOES NOT go to us and we do not get this charge given back to us when we refund an order. Therefore, if someone buys a suspension and then cancels, we pay the credit card company several hundreds of dollars that we cannot get back. Although you may not have noticed, it is industry standard for larger dollar items to have a "restocking fee" of 15% or more. We do our best to charge exactly what we get charged by the credit card company when you cancel an order. In the event of a canceled order, the 5%-6% that the credit card company charges us cannot be refunded. Please make note of this before you order.
• All canceled orders over $1000 paid with a "Credit Card" will have a 5% credit card processing fee that cannot be returned.
• All canceled orders over $1000 paid with a "Shop Pay Installments" will have a 6% credit card processing fee that cannot be returned.
WARNING: Some of the products listed contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. None of our products are intended to be used in conjunction with clean drinking water unless stated otherwise. For more info please visit www.p65warnings.ca.gov.