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Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installed - Picture Laden

If I am in a big parking lot, just put it into off road 1, knowing that someone is going to get a surprise if they fling their door open.

Urban protection! Same reason I put on a rear step hitch was to protect the rear bumper from assholes - and to be able to detail and load cargo onto the roof easier.
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Here is a set of the rock rails on my '14 JGC.

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Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installed - Picture Laden

What is the best deal anyone has seen on the Mopar rockrails?
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I think the 800 shipped is the best one out there unless you live by that dealer in FL.
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Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installed - Picture Laden

about to pick these up on friday, but I need to know what tools Ill need to install them!!! I am headed down from Edmonton, Alberta on an almost two week wheeling trip so looking forward to some new swag

What size drill bit and any kind of timeline of how long it took to install?? once installed I'm headed to Moab, UT for some much needed rock therapy
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Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installed - Picture Laden

Honestly there are no specialty tools required aside from the Allen key that comes in the hardware kit. You do want to have a nut driver. It makes getting the nuts along the door sill on much easier.
You really don't need to drill anything according to the instructions, however I do recommend rounding out the holes along the pinch weld to give you a little more room for error when installing the stiffener plate and nuts. You'll see what I mean when you get under there.
Also have a floor or bottle jack. You'll need one to put leverage on the rail to "pop" it into place after installing the flag bolts. Jack stands are helpful too, unless you have a strong buddy helping. Install the hardware in this sequence:

1. Flag bolts (loose fit)
2. Sill nuts (just enough to grab a few threads)
3. Pinch weld bolts.

IIR, the instructions state to install the pinch weld bolts second, which makes installing the sill nuts nearly impossible.

One last thing..don't waste the time fumbling with removing the plastic trim piece along the door. Unless you plan on re using it someday, just use a chisel to remove the push pins along the bottom and then just pull the bastard off. You'll break the clips, but it won't matter if you're trashing that piece.


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Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installed - Picture Laden

82212157. Mopar. Rock Rails. Install Time 1.5 hrs. Protection & Skid Plates; Protective Guards.

$746+shipping

do you think these places have these back in stock now? Amaxon says ships in 1-3months
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82212157. Mopar. Rock Rails. Install Time 1.5 hrs. Protection & Skid Plates; Protective Guards.

$746+shipping

do you think these places have these back in stock now? Amazon says ships in 1-3months

#82212157 is the part number we want even for a 2014 GC right?
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