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WTF is going on with my roof ? fml

I installed Srt8 Rails, and one of them would not sit flush, I also noticed that the screw was crooked. I took it off and saw this. (pictures will be at the bottom) How do I fix this or work around it. Is it going to leak or f-up my jeep.



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Re: WTF is going on with my roof ? fml

that looks like it is going to be a problem, i remember seeing other threads on here about the same problem. i think it was frankie but not sure.
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Re: WTF is going on with my roof ? fml

It looks like something heavy was tight to the roof rail so tight, that damaged the roof.
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:25 PM
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Re: WTF is going on with my roof ? fml

Mine don't sit flush either.
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Re: WTF is going on with my roof ? fml

those are junk....I got one that is stripped. Im gonna have it replaced when I have my roof painted
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Re: WTF is going on with my roof ? fml

Is there anything that I can do to fix it myself. Im guessing that it happened before I got it. I didnt realize that it was so diffrent until I tried to put the new rails on. So what should I do about it? Or what can I do
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Re: WTF is going on with my roof ? fml

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those are junk....I got one that is stripped. Im gonna have it replaced when I have my roof painted
Please tell me you are painting the roof black???
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Please tell me you are painting the roof black???

nah...I was thinking white? J/K...yes.....px8
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nah...I was thinking white? J/K...yes.....px8
Yessssss. Can't wait to see that. And love the sense of humor. People dont have it now these days.
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Re: WTF is going on with my roof ? fml

That looks like someone was using the old rail to pull themselves up...maybe to wash the roof? Or the previous owner had a monkey for a kid.

I don't know jack about this particular issue, but I bet if you use some rtv around the captive nut and then installed your cover and used a bolt with a flatter head, no one would ever know. The key would be to seal it so that water doesn't get to it and rust it to death.
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Re: WTF is going on with my roof ? fml

Yeah, thats what Im worried about, I was going to cut the bolt with a drimel to shorten it, and then go from there. Or do I need to just take the headliner out and reinforce the things in general. I wanted to be able to switch back to my stock rails to cary my kayak some times.
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Yessssss. Can't wait to see that. And love the sense of humor. People dont have it now these days.


I think plenty of folks have a sense of humor...its just hard to communicate from a keyboard
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