APS iBoards Running Boards
APS iBoard Running Boards 5in Black Compatible with Ram 1500 2009-2018 Crew Cab & Ram 2500 3500 2010-2023 (Nerf Bars Side Steps Side Bars)
APS iBoards Running Boards
APS iBoard running boards are modern-looking (“iPhone inspired”) full-length running boards in brushed aluminum or powder-coated matte black finishes with full-length, non-slip rubber inserts. They are available in 5″, 6″ and 7″ widths, which is useful for trucks with lots of curves (“flips”) in the lower body. Not all widths are suitable for all applications.
They are made of 6061 aluminum so they won’t rust, are rated at 300 pounds, and include mounting hardware and brackets. The running boards themselves are fairly low profile, but in many applications, the brackets hold them quite a distance from the vehicle and the brackets and mounting hardware are visible. Depending on your vehicle, you may need to drill and tap. If so, you will need your own drill, drill bits, step bits and tap wrenches, but no taps, which are all included. Users say the hardware is good quality, but the instructions that come with it may be vague. Overall customer satisfaction with the treadle is very high and customer service satisfaction is low (see below). There are higher quality running boards with longer warranties, but they can easily cost twice as much as the iBoard. iBoard ratings are typically in the 90% to 93% positive range, although there are some lower ratings.
APS Warranty and Customer Service
The parent company, APS Auto Parts Specialist Inc. offers a one-year limited warranty on iBoards, which is very short for aluminum running boards, most of which come with a five-year or lifetime warranty. There is no customer service contact on the IPS website, so you have to go to the APS website, which has a U.S. toll-free number and a local Canadian number in Vancouver. When we called it was easy to get through to a person who immediately volunteered information on some common problems with our example truck even before we asked the question. The APS website has a semi-helpful page listing installation instructions for nearly 6,000 different products, usually also found on the Amazon page for each part number, and they are the best we’ve ever seen, with nice drawings and clear step-by-step instructions.
- Attractive design with a streamlined, modern look.
- Aircraft Grade 6061-T6, Solid Aluminum Construction that supports up to 500 LBS.
- Easy to install Rocker Panel Mount (Drilling Required), and Compatible with Ram 1500 2009-2018 Crew Cab & Ram 2500 3500 2010-2023
- 2 PCS running boards+Mounting brackets+Bolts，easy DIY install
- No-hassle 3 year warranty against manufacturing defects
- Slim design, great instructions, clean look
- Short warranty, screws and brackets can show when mounted
Specification: APS iBoards Running Boards