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Old 10-16-2014, 06:48 PM
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MOPAR Rock Rails Installation Video (2014 Limited)

Below is the link to a how-to video I made for installing the MOPAR Rock Rails on a WK2. This is my second install, so I thought I'd pass along some tips along the way.

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Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installation Video (2014 Limited)

This will help a lot of people, great work.
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spinxt - your video is going to help a lot of people avoid getting super frustrated! Thanks.
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Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installation Video (2014 Limited)

Thanks plan to do this ASAP


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Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installation Video (2014 Limited)

Excellent video....best info I have seen on the install. What a PITA! These require a ton of patience. I wonder why Jeep couldn't figure out an easier attachment method. The work it takes to get the bolts into place is incredible! Hats off to you for showing everyone how to do it.
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Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installation Video (2014 Limited)

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Below is the link to a how-to video I made for installing the MOPAR Rock Rails on a WK2. This is my second install, so I thought I'd pass along some tips along the way.

Mopar Rock Rails Install- 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee WK2 - YouTube




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Great job...very valuable tips for a tricky install.
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Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installation Video (2014 Limited)

Nice video!

Does anyone know if you can also instal the OEM mud guards with these on? If so does anyone have any pictures?
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Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installation Video (2014 Limited)

Well, looks like the stars are aligning for me. I'm off work tomorrow, forecast is 65 and sunny, the kids have school, and the wife is going to work. I think I'm going to attempt the install tomorrow. I see it is recommended to do the bolts in a different order than the instructions indicate. I can't help but wondering though, what if I put the 12 rocker panel screws on first (loosely), than the flag bolts, than the stiffener. Do you think that would make lining everything up easier?
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Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installation Video (2014 Limited)

Flag bolts have to go first, they support the weight of the rail while you wrestle the rest in.

You can try the rocket bolts first, but I tried that on my first set and there was no way I could get the sill nuts to go on. I finally gave up with the instructions and did it my own way and it went way better.

Second set on my 14 went much smoother, mostly because of the prep work and having done it before.


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Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installation Video (2014 Limited)

I'm well aware of the weight, those suckers are heavy. I was thinking of supporting the weight with a floor jack, put the 12 nuts on loosely, than swing it up and attach to the flag bolts. Of course, this is all in my head, I won't really know if it will work until I get under there.
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Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installation Video (2014 Limited)

I don't think that will work..you won't have enough room to "swing" it over the flag bolts (they hang too low). Trust me the flag bolts have to go in first....loosely. That will allow you some swing room to maneuver the other bolts nuts into place.


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