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where do rubi rails mount on the jeep? pretty much my pinch seam is mangled will that hinder from mounting the rails? TIA
 

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Mount in the stock step location. My one side was pretty banged up-did my best to get it sorta straightened out and the rubi rails covered it up nicely.

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Mount in the stock step location. My one side was pretty banged up-did my best to get it sorta straightened out and the rubi rails covered it up nicely.

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the only steps ive had were aftermarket tube steps from rugged ridge that mounted to the pinch seam
 

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For instance, this is one of several spots that look like this


Sorry for the crappy cell pic


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You should be able pound that pinch seam back in good enough shape to get the railes to mate up. It just has to be close.
 

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A big crescent wrench will work wonders on those mangled pinch seams.
Like kev said, you should be able to get em straight enough to work.
 

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Mine got mangled and was able to make it work. Have the ace rails too so more to cover it than for protection at this point.

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Mine got mangled and was able to make it work. Have the ace rails too so more to cover it than for protection at this point.

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The rubi rails and ace rock sliders look awesome together
 

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In this situation I would straighten out the sheet metal as much as possible and use a backing between the nut and body. Some kind of thick fender washer or cut down plate to spread the load as much as possible.


Leman, another thing is that small rocks, pebbles, tend to get stuck in between rubi rails and the body. When I pulled mine off to install the armor there were many dents from this. Not a huge deal but where you loose paint rust starts 'ya know. The gap is filled up nicely for 1/4" armor. I highly recommend the installation of your choice of vendor's product. Looks good to IMO and excellent protection while being extremely cost effective. The combo can easily support the entire weight of the jeep.


 

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The rubi rails and ace rock sliders look awesome together
I agree!


Plan on putting a plate back there come spring. Have to trim the rails a little more for the 37's anyway and will also hit em with a fresh coat of duraliner.

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