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Why Bestop Entry Guards - Okay I went with the name that I know means quality.  That was until I saw these things.  They are cheap plastic that didn't fit right with very little double sided tape to hold them down.  I really wonder where they got them.  They will be coming off in the near future when I get my other set.   

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1. This is a no brainier.  Pull off the strip from the double sided tape, line up between the door edges and press down.  Never mind the fact that it doesn't fit and flaps around.  Like I said very poor quality on this item. bestop guard bestop edge on


I purchased my second set of Entry Guards.  These are solid steel with a Rubicon powder coat by Olympic.  The tolerances are really close on these and they fit perfectly over the lip.  I don't worry about catching anything on these.  I should have gotten these in the first place.  Oh to pull the old ones off all I did was give it one quick tug and they popped right off.  Took a little longer to get the tape off, but not really time consuming.  These install the same way as the Bestop's with some double sided tape.
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This page last updated: 21-Apr-2008

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