AMP RESEARCH BEDSTEP
The AMP Research BedStep® is designed to perform flawlessly in snow, ice, dust, mud and dirt. This lightweight, yet rock-solid bumper step assist employs a rugged die-cast aluminum alloy linkage assembly that is crafted in the USA, and black-anodized and Teflon® powder-coated for maximum corrosion protection. Precision, stainless-steel hinge points and press-fit bushings ensure trouble-free action and reliable, maintenance-free operation for decades. Die-cast-aluminum alloy linkage components and precision-machined pivot points give BedStep® rock-solid stability, and PTFE powder-coating ensures years of trouble-free, corrosion-proof operation. The ridged, non-slip step is molded of strong glass-reinforced resin, for safe footing even in mud, snow or ice.
FRAME-MOUNTED TAILGATE ACCESS STEP
ENGINEERED TO SUPPORT LOADS UP TO 300 LBS
HIGH-STRENGTH ALUMINUM ALLOY COMPONENTS
PRECISION STAINLESS-STEEL PIVOT PINS FOR ROCK-SOLID STABILITY
MAINTENANCE-FREE, SELF LUBRICATING BUSHINGS FOR ALL-WEATHER PERFORMANCE
MILITARY-SPEC, CORROSION-RESISTANT, ANODIZED AND PTFE-COATED FINISH
NON-SLIP, GLASS-REINFORCED COMPOSITE STEP PAD–BIG ENOUGH FOR TWO LARGE BOOTS
EASY BOLT-ON INSTALLATION
DESIGNED AND BUILT IN AMERICA
The AMP Research BedStep® is designed to perform flawlessly in snow, ice, dust, mud and dirt. This lightweight, yet rock-solid bumper step assist employs a rugged die-cast aluminum alloy linkage assembly that is crafted in the USA, and black-anodized and Teflon® powder-coated for maximum corrosion protection. Precision, stainless-steel hinge points and press-fit bushings ensure trouble-free action and reliable, maintenance-free operation for decades. Die-cast-aluminum alloy linkage components and precision-machined pivot points give BedStep® rock-solid stability, and Teflon powder-coating ensures years of trouble-free, corrosion-proof operation. The ridged, non-slip step is molded of strong glass-reinforced resin, for safe footing even in mud, snow or ice.
AMP Research BedStep® Vertical Drop Specs
BEDSTEP® is designed, engineered and exclusively manufactured by AMP Research in Tustin, California and may be covered one of the following patents: 6,641,158; 6,830,257; 6,938,909; 7,055,839; 7,380,807; 7,398,985; 7,584,975; 7,740,261. BedStep® is a trademark of AMP Research.. BedStep® is a trademark of AMP Research.
BedStep Editorial Reviews
PROJECT TRUCK: SURVEYOR 1
Stepping Up: AMP BedStep Install
By Bruce Smith
Better Bed Access With the Bedstep
By Mark Williams
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Customer Install – BedStep & PowerStep
By NINJA ED
Photography by NINJA ED
Project Dodge Mega Cab: PowerStep & BedStep
December 22nd, 2010
Article By Jaime Hernandez
Just installed a Bedstep on my 2013 Silverado 1500. It’s a beautiful tool. Very well made, extremely strong and made in America!!
The install was very straight forward and took about 20 minutes. One hint, if you can get hold of an 18mm deep socket it will greatly simplify the install. I recommend the Bedstep 100%.
I just purchased and installed one of your bedsteps for my ’01 Silverado 2500HD. The install was very quick and easy, just as advertised. But I have to comment on one of the nicest things about your product literature. It comes in one language, and no extra pages for the 2 or 3 other languages most products these days feel they have to include. Your diagrams were precise and accurate. I truly appreciate a quality American made product with clear English instructions and will be praising your product to everyone I can. Thank you for an excellent product, made right here in the USA!
Old guys have all the cool toys…
I installed the AMP Research BedStep on my Silverado 2500 HD 4X4. When I first bought the truck, it was tough on this old man’s knees and back to get my foot up on the bumper and pull myself up to get into the bed with the tailgate down. With the BedStep, it is a breeze to step up on the tailgate. You just put your foot on the outer edge of the step to pull it down, then just tap the bottom of it with your foot to return it to its stored position. With both the tailgate and the step in the down position it measures 21” from top of tailgate to top of step.
It is a spring loaded/spring helped device. All you do to mount it is remove the two nuts that hold the bumper on that side, slide the AMP arm bracket over the two bumper bolts and replace the nuts. I had to purchase a 18mm deep socket to tighten the nuts back up because they are recessed in the arm bracket. After that you just adjust the step horizontally to the point you can get your foot on the edge of it to bring it down and tighten two Allen screws.
As with anything that AMP makes, some may think its pricy, but I bought it for $241. Cheaper than a doctor visit if I fell trying to climb into the truck bed without it.
Makes a pretty good seat in the down position also.
Diesel Fanatic, Alberta, Canada
I purchased, and just got done installing one of your BedSteps on an F-150 Ford. That’s the neatest device I’ve seen and it’s exactly what I’ve been looking for, for sometime, and I thank you for making it. I would appreciate it if you would tell the people there that I’ve already called four different people who will order one before the week is out once they see this one.
Thanks again. It’s a good product.
DL Jones (via voice mail)
Wanted to let you know what a superb step product you all have. I was thinking of anything I could do about the problem of getting into my 2009 Tacoma bed with the tailgate down. Its really a pain and being 50 does not help the matter any. I starting to just go and trade it in to for a Silverado like I had before as there bumpers are flat and with the tailgate down you can step up on it and climb in pretty easy..unless it is lifted. I was on Tacoma World and saw your BedStep pictured on the rear of someone else’s truck who had the same problem I did. As you know the rear bumpers turn up on the ends making step up just impossible. All the install videos are of Fords and Chevy’s. But watching that and looking at the how to install instructions it looked to easy to actually be true. Guys in a shop with tools, and experience is 6 minutes to install. Old guys like me 15 minutes. UPS brought my BedStep on Thursday and I was actually quite impressed with the overall quality of the product. When going over the hardware I was afraid of the usual China crap I see but was relieved to see it was good hardware. After putting it on and making sure all was tight to the specs given I tried it out and only one thing came to mind….damn wish I had this 2 years ago. The only negative thing I have read about this step was folks writing about was the price. I paid $188.03 for mine with a coupon. I see companies advertising them for as high as $343.00. I shopped around for quite awhile to find mine out of Florida and it included free shipping…which we all know its really not but it was cheapest place I could find. I have a step to show some friends that have Tacoma’s.
AMP Research is the best. Their products are first class and durable, their employees are fantastic and products are American made. Nothing but the best. Thanks again.
Just installed your product. EXCELLENT design. Construction is precise, well-executed and nice looking. I suspect the power running boards that came stock with my new F-150 Platinum are made for Ford by you as well. Darn nice work folks!
I just wanted to let you know that my father in-law just had a BedStep installed on his 2007 Toyota Tundra. As he is 69 years old and not as flexible as he used to be; we had been looking for some time for a product that would allow him easier access to the truck bed and not get in the way of the items stowed in the truck. Additionally, we wanted something that was just a bolt on and did not have to drill new holes into the truck (too much room for error).
To make a long story short the bed step not only made it easier to get into the back of the truck. To me it looks as if the BedStep has taken years off my father in-law. For years he has wanted a pickup truck and in his retirement he was finally able to get one. The only draw back that he has had is getting into the back of it. It would take a few painful minuets for him to get into back of the truck; it was also painful to watch him climb in. With the BedStep he can (now) do it with ease. It was funny to watch him kick the step down, grab on the truck and hop in.
Jerry R. Magaw
Just received and installed the Bed Step on my 2006 F-150. WHAT A GREAT IDEA!!! Hats off to whomever came up with the design.