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Old 01-18-2013, 04:29 AM
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Re: WK2 Rock Rails In!

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Do the rock rails help prevent scratching the unibody at all? I have not seen any pictures showing how low they sit. It may be good to not lower ground clearance, but I'm also interested in not hitting the unibody when the break over angle isn't quite enough. Especially under the passenger side.
I doesn't protect the underbody, only the rockers (sills). Their main purpose is to protect the lower door area when manouvering around boulders and over rock ledges. There is no ground clearance lost. You can see from the photo that the bottom of the flat channel part is about level with the rear jacking point. The view is to the rear of the vehicle.
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Old 01-18-2013, 01:56 PM
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Re: WK2 Rock Rails In!

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I doesn't protect the underbody, only the rockers (sills). Their main purpose is to protect the lower door area when manouvering around boulders and over rock ledges. There is no ground clearance lost. You can see from the photo that the bottom of the flat channel part is about level with the rear jacking point. The view is to the rear of the vehicle.
There would be no problems jacking the vehicle from the rock rail would there be? Like with a Hi-lift jack.
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I have used the rock rails twice as a jacking point. 1 with the standard jack from the cargo area. 2 using a hilift jack. No problem either time. Worked a treat.
p.s. always ensure the car wheels are chocked etc to prevent rolling.
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Old 01-19-2013, 01:39 AM
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There would be no problems jacking the vehicle from the rock rail would there be? Like with a Hi-lift jack.
There are two stiffened square holes to be used as jacking points. You can see the rear hole in the photo. These work well with the OEM jack and hold it securely. I would have no hesitation jacking anywhere along the rock rails provided the jack could be secured. The rock rails are so rigid and so rigidly fixed to the car, one would think a crane could hoist it with just a sling around a rail.
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Old 01-21-2013, 12:06 PM
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Re: WK2 Rock Rails In!

Now I just gotta get a set... lol oh backorders...
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Re: WK2 Rock Rails In!

I got an e-mail today and started a thread just as a FYI.. here is a Link
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I got an e-mail today and started a thread just as a FYI.. here is a Link
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Dealer Called me today and I dropped my jeep right off at the dealer! Their charging me 240 for the install ,and that was with a discount!,but honestly at this point I dont care !! I just want them installed and complete, Pictures to follow soon!
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Ah, I see what you did there... Where's the Pics!! lol.
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Re: WK2 Rock Rails In!

Hopefully today, or tomorrow
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Thumbs up WK2 Rock Rails are In!

Well their finally here and installed !! took the dealer 4 hours to installe ,and they charged me the 240 they promised but they weren't too happy!
Here are some pictures of the Mopar Rock Rails on my 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee WK2 ,

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Well their finally here and installed !! took the dealer 4 hours to installe ,and they charged me the 240 they promised but they weren't too happy!
Here are some pictures of the Mopar Rock Rails on my 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee WK2 ,

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they look Great as soon as i save a few more dimes and quarters I'm in for a set
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