Body Armor 4x4 Backbone Skid Plate Hitch Step

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  • Made from durable steel to be able to withstand tremendous amounts of abuse
  • Black powder-coat will protect the steel from corrosion and rust
  • Fits virtually any 2" receiver
  • Step is 3" x 12" with raised treads for excellent traction
  • Multi-use tool functions as a skid plate, hitch step, recovery point, and wheel chock
  • Hitch pin is not included
  • Limited Lifetime Structural / 3-Year Finish Warranty

Body Armor 4x4 continues to impress with their wide catalogue of handy accessories, and the Backbone skid plate hitch step is the ultimate hitch step accessory for off-road enthusiasts. This durable steel-built hitch step fits virtually any 2" receiver and its functions go beyond the obvious step by also providing protection as a skid plate, a recovery point to tie a tow strap to, and even functions as a wheel chock! This little accessory is a must-have item if you take your vehicle off-road. It has a great looking powder-coat finish to protect it against rust and corrosion with a brushed finish on the step plate.

This 4-in-1 off-road accessory comes backed by a limited lifetime structural warranty with 3 years on the finish and we'll cover the cost of shipping. Call or chat online to order yours today! Don't forget a Hitch Pin!

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Spec Sheet
Step TypeHitch Step
Step LengthRear Step
Step Width3 Inch
BrandBody Armor
FinishSatin Black
WarrantyLimited Lifetime (Structural) 3 Year (Finish)
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The Body Armor Backbone Skid Plate Hitch Step is easy to install and require no tools to do so. This hitch step fits any 2" receiver and can be installed or removed in seconds. Please give us a call if you should have any questions.


Body Armor 4x4 (BA) warrants to the original purchaser that these products will be free from defects in material and workmanship prior to shipping and/or installation for the life of the product. This non-transferable limited lifetime warranty does not cover damage or impairment in any part due to misuse, improper installation, accident or contact with on-road or off-road hazards, product modification, improper or inadequate cleaning and/or maintenance. All other warranties and representations express or implied are hereby disclaimed, including fitness for merchantability and buyer's intended use or purpose.

BA products are built and sold for highway and off-road use. The original purchaser assumes all risks as to the selection, suitability and performance of all goods and products purchased. BA's sole and exclusive obligation
under this warranty shall be to repair or replace the item(s) and their discretion and BA will not issue any credit or refund to the consumer. Proof of purchase is required on all warranty claims. BA may require pictures to diagnose the warranty claim and may require the product(s) be returned if determined by BA to be necessary. If a return is required then a RGA number will be issued by BA. Any item arriving to BA without a valid RGA number will be refused and sent back. Upon evaluating the RGA and no valid warranty claim is made, the RGA will be returned to the consumer at their expense or disposed by BA after 60 days. BA will not be responsible for incidental charges such as removal, installation, shipping costs or lost during transit. Any items that are ordered in error, refused or cancelled are not considered a valid warranty claim and cannot be returned to BA.

The finish is warranted to be free of defects for a period of 3 years from date of purchase. Product(s) that have been abused, altered, incorrectly installed or used in competition are void of said warranty. Surface rust, pitting or discoloration is a direct result of improper maintenance is not covered by this warranty. It is the responsibility of the owner to preserve and maintain the finish of their product(s). In areas where high concentrations of road salts and other corrosive agents are used, rust or damage to the finish may occur if BA product(s) are not properly maintained. Lack of proper maintenance in these areas may void the finish warranty. See below for routine maintenance tips and recommendations.


  • Textured coat finished should be cleaned ONLY with a mild soup on a damp sponge.
  • BA recommends wiping down the product with a light coat of lubricate (i.e. WD40) periodically to maintain its luster.
  • DO NOT apply polish or wax that requires buffing for removal as this may damage the finish.
  • DO NOT coat the product with any type of shine such as Tire Shire or glossy aerosol or gel. This can cause discoloration, staining or bubbling.