Tube Truck Doors Increase Visibility and DurabilityPosted in How To on October 29, 2004 Comment (0)
That's right. It's been said of us that we wheel like a bunch of bonobos. In case you're wondering, that's a type of chimp. It's not that we don't know what we're doing, it's just that body damage doesn't really mean that much to us anymore. But if you're one of those twisted wackos who actually wants to keep his or her sheetmetal wrinkle-free, there's help for you yet.
The best way we know to avoid body damage and have a more enjoyable on-trail experience is to be able to see where you're going. If you know what's out there, most of the time you'll be able to avoid it. Plus you can usually tell unwanted spotters where to go. Yup, that was ironic sarcasm. As long as you own an '84-'89 Toyota 4Runner or an '84-'88 Toyota pickup, Advanced Off-Road Research has a solution that will help you keep your body panels straight, help you see where you're going, and is absolutely guaranteed to keep your factory doors in pristine condition.
The A.O.R. Tube Doors are made of 1.5-inch-diameter, 0.120-wall tubing with 1-inch-diameter, 0.120-wall diagonal bars. They bolt to your factory door hinges with supplied hardware and even have latches that work with your stock door strikers. We bolted a set on our '85 4Runner in about 10 minutes, not counting our goof, but more on that later.