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I would like to install a grab handle on the inside of the A pillar of my truck to assist in getting in it. (the temptation to grab the steering wheel is just to great.) I'm sure someone here has done this. Where did you get the handle? Pics of it installed?
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I'm looking to do this too. There is a stock one on my passenger side, but not on the drivers side. Anyone done this?
 

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I don't see why for symetrical purposes they don't have them on both sides, now that I think about it I don't have one on my drivers side either and I wish I did.

Maybe go to the junkyard, find one for a passenger side, and install it on the drivers side?? Hmmm... ideas are flowing in my brain.

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What I am probably going to do is just drill two holes in the a-pillar, and insert anchors that my handle can then screw into.

Only problem I see (at least on my '99) is that the a-pillar plastic cover on the passenger side is flat around the area of the handle. On the driverside, it is rounded all the way (because there is no handle), so it will look different then the passenger side. Here are 2 pics from my gallery that illustrate what I mean. Look at the a-pillar plastic covers on the passenger side versus the driver side:

Passenger Side A-Pillar
Drivers Side A-Pillar

It's not really a big issue, but I like to make everything look as close to stock as possible.

I'll take some pics when I do mine. Should be pretty soon as I am going to be doing the lift soon, and my wife will be on my ass about the grab handle if she needs to drive the pickup.

Do you think there are any issues with drilling anchor holes in the a-pillar? Will that weaken it significantly?
 
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